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Speakon Bridge Question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by LazyZombie, May 3, 2010.

  1. My Carvin Dcm1000 has a Bridge Speakon out and I read that I need to get a 4 pole Connection? I'm obviously clueless on the matter, the ones they selling on Musiciansfriend don't say what kind they are (Or are using a language i don't recognize.) so I'm wondering where i need to get these things.


    I'd seriously be helpless if it wasn't for you guys heh.
  2. Use a standard speakcon cable to the centre socket that's marked "Bridge" and you are good to go. You will have to depress the bridge button with a pen as it's mounted below the chassis line. DO NOT use a peakcon to phone plug cable! Speakeon on each end only. In bridge with a phone plug the shell becomes hot to channel two. If you accidentally short the shell to any other grounded metal object you could damage your amp.

  3. So I was just over thinking it then... K, thanks.
  4. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    Usually to bridge you have to re-config the AMP side of the cable from +1, -1 to +1, +2, but keep the SPEAKER end of the cable at +1, -1.

    Be sure to check your manual for your specific model amp - don't make assumptions. If you can't find your manual Carvin has them on their website.

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