Power amp to Speaker Cabling Options?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jeb, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. Jeb


    Jul 22, 2001
    For the QSC RMX series poweramps, what are your preferred methods (and cable selections) for bridged-mono 2X8ohm cab config?

    Speakon Ch1 to cab 1 daisy chain cab 2?
    Banana (bridge conn) to Speakon (cab 1) daisy chain cab 2?

    Which is better or does it matter? How do you do it?
  2. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    If you have a cable with a 4-pin Speakon, use it (make sure the Speakon is wired for bridged operation).

    If you have a cable with a dual banana plug, use it (make sure you plug into the two red terminals).

    If you have both, pick one and use it; set the other one aside.
  3. Jeb


    Jul 22, 2001
    Hi Bob, thanks for the reply! How do I verify if a Speakon cable "is wired for bridged operation?"
  4. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Decide what you need, and the contact fellow TBer fretlessrock. He makes instrument and speaker cables by hand to your specs. It is all I use. They are awesome cables, and the price is right.