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Predicament...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bassist4ever, Feb 9, 2005.


  1. Okay, i have a predicament. here in two months, me and my drummer friend are going to enter a talent show, and all i have is an old ampeg b115. but i have two pa style cabs that are 8 ohms each. the amp itself has two 8ohm out puts. is there any way i can like chain the two pa speakers together (running one right now) so i can run them together at 8 ohms? i thought i remember someone showing a way to set up a cord so you could.

    Any help is appreciated!
    Thanks!
     
  2. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    If they are 8 ohm speakers, you CANNOT chain them together in ANY manner to get a total 8 ohm load.

    If they are 4 ohms each, you can wire them either for 2 ohm or 8 ohm total load.
     
  3. so would i be better off wiring them for 16 ohm or just running one?
     
  4. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    yeah, if your amp is only stable to 8 ohms just use one cabinet