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ohms?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by pigpen02, Apr 5, 2002.


  1. pigpen02

    pigpen02

    Mar 24, 2002
    right, i know very little about amps and whatnot, so what's this little ohm word mean, really? how does it affect my stuff?
     
  2. An ohm is a unit of measurement that measures electrical resistance in a circuit, called its "impedence".

    The less impedence a cabinet has, the more current your amp will deliver into it.

    Basically, you should find a speaker cabinet that matches whatever impedence your amp has been designed to optimally run at.

    --jeff
     
  3. jchikhale

    jchikhale

    Feb 25, 2002
    Los Angeles, CA
    let us not forget the memorable rhyme:
    twinkle twinkle little star V=IxR.
    voltage equals current times impeadance

    check out this site
    http://www.peavey.com/technotes/20.html

    it explains this concept rather well.