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Speakon connectors- biamp vs nonbiamp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by squire_pwr, Jul 30, 2003.

  1. squire_pwr


    Apr 15, 2003
    San Diego, CA.
    If I buy a biamp speakon cable and plug it into a non-biamp amp head and a non-biamp cabinet, would I get the same performance if a non-biamp speakon cable were used? Or would using the biamp cable make me lose some of the signal? Thanks for the help!!
  2. A biamped speakon cable should be wired with a 4 conductor cable with one conductor going to each of the 4 connections on each speakon connector. +1 to +1, -1 to -1, +2 to +2, -2 to -2.

    As a non-biamped speakon cable uses only the +1 and -1 pins on the speakon jack you should have no problem using a biamp cable for this.

    What you cannot do is use a speakon cable wired for Bridged Mono. These cables are wired +1 and +2

    If you have any more questions feel free to ask

  3. squire_pwr


    Apr 15, 2003
    San Diego, CA.
    Cool! :) Thanks a lot!!!!

    Hopefully my amp will finally get here and I'll get my cab and a spiffy biamp cable (;)) and be able to play something more powerful than 30w!! :eek: :bassist: