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post #1 of 3 Old 01-12-2001, 05:05 AM - Thread Starter
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I have 2 sets of surrounds; do I wire them in series or parallel? I don't have the option to get sepperate amps. I have them in series now but is it right?

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Serial is an easier load on the amp, however the first
speaker is changeing the sound somewhat (I don't think it is audiable)!
4+4 = 8 ohm

If connected in parallell, the signal should be devided evenly between the speaker(if they have the same ohm ratings!)
This can be a very heavy load on the amp (not recommended for 5 channel amps)!
4 / 2 = 2 ohm!




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Thanks, I was wondering if I could do it better, I guess not.

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