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wattage concerns

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jon Burnet, Apr 4, 2002.


  1. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    just had my swr sm400s wired for bridged mono. however there doesnt seem to be much diiference in volume. is it possible that the guy who made my speaker cable screwed the ol' poochie or am i looking for something thats not there.
     
  2. probably the latter.. ;)

    More wattage is not by definition more volume..
    More wattage usually means better sound at higher volumes..

    b.t.w. sm400s ? never heard of that one..
     
  3. iplaybass

    iplaybass

    Feb 13, 2000
    Houston, TX
    The SM-400S makes 250 watts@4ohms on each side, 550 watts@4ohms bridged. You be the judge.
     
  4. stevekim

    stevekim

    Feb 11, 2000
    los angeles, ca
    the sm 400s is the classic predecessor to the sm 500. i have one and i love it. when using the amp in bridge mode, make sure the switch is on "bridge" and not "stereo".

    steve