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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-10-2007, 12:47 PM Thread Starter
 
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Two cabs

Is it possible to connect two cabs to one tube head, if the cabs have different impedance? One cab is 8 ohms and one is 16ohms?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-10-2007, 04:30 PM
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Re: Two cabs

Possible, yes, set the amp to 4 ohms, the impedance will be 5.3 or so. Great idea, not really, the 8 ohm cab will get 2/3 of the power and the 16 ohm cab will get 1/3.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-10-2007, 07:25 PM
 
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Re: Two cabs

Better yet..... open up the cabinets and see what your working with as far as speakers (both speaker impedance & wattage ratings) if possible rewire as needed for a better match.

Check these out, it may help.......

http://www.usspeaker.com/speaker%20wiring-1.htm

http://www.avatarspeakers.com/wiring%20diagrams.htm

http://www.tonetubby.com/spkwire.htm
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