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Old 02-13-2013, 12:02 AM   #1
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Driver ohm changing

Is there a way to change speaker ohms because I am building a cab and my has to have 8 ohm speakers and mine say 6 ohms.
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Old 02-13-2013, 12:56 AM   #2
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What kind of speakers do you have that are 6 ohm? Typically they are 4, 8, or 16.
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Old 02-13-2013, 01:32 AM   #3
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Quasar I think, but they are 8 inch speakers that say 6 ohm on them and read 6 ohm on a ohm test.
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Old 02-13-2013, 01:48 AM   #4
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An 'ohm test' does not determine a speakers impedance. Only it's DC resistance. Are you sure they do not in fact say 8 ohm? Other than that, no, no way.
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:45 PM   #5
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I'm sure they say six but mut my amp say 8 ohm minimum

Would my amp still be ok if I wired the speakers together?

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Old 02-13-2013, 05:12 PM   #6
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What type of amp do you have? A solid state amp will work with higher impedance speakers, so as you're making it sound, if you have more than one '6' ohm speaker, two of them in series would be 12 ohms.

Also, if its a tube amp, don't mismatch the impedance at all, they want exactly what they ask for.
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:45 PM   #7
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It's a solid state 75 watt and how do you wire them in series?
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:06 AM   #8
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Negitive to one speakers negitive, positive of said speaker to the negitive of the other speaker and then the remaining positive terminal to the positive lead. Look up series and parallel wiring, good terminology to know.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:13 AM   #9
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Ok, thanks.
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