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Wiring Speaker Cab?
by pikeral on 2009-08-06 17:24:08

Hey everyone, i have a question regarding wiring. What i want to do is use a pair of Celestion G12's and wire them up with the existing speaker's in my SV 212. Basically i want to run them as a 4/12 cab. Does anyone have an idea on how to wire them correctly? What's ohm's would it be?...so i make sure i use the correct output jack! All the speaker's are 16ohm. Is this possible? Some help would be great.



Re: Wiring Speaker Cab?
by cgtrox on 2009-08-06 20:02:25

So, are you taking the originals out of the combo and putting them in a 4x12 with the new ones? If they are all 16 ohms you have a few options...

Option #1 : You can actually wire two seperate pairs in parallel and have two seperate 8ohm loads, basically a stereo cab. Just do this twice....parallel.gif

Option #2 : You can go parallel/series and have a single 16 ohm load cab.

seriesandparallel.gif

Option #3 : You can use a "stereo switch" (as seen on Marshalls) and have a choice between a single 4ohm or 16ohm load.

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Here's the switch... http://www.mojotone.com/item.asp?pid=634611&pg=13797&id=4114500

Thecool thing about having a 4x12 with two types of speakers is you can do an "X" pattern. Since you have two V30's and two G12H's, put one of each on top and then put the opposite one on the bottom of the other. Spreads the sound out really nice....

cgtrox



Re: Wiring Speaker Cab?
by cgtrox on 2009-08-06 20:16:59

Now, if you wanna keep the original speakers where they are and just add a 2x12 cab, just wire them in parallel for an 8ohm load and move BOTH plugs the "B" output.

parallel.gif

cgtrox



Re: Wiring Speaker Cab?
by pikeral on 2009-08-06 23:41:09

Cool bro, all the info i need and then some. I plan on leaving the Sv amp cab original and build a separate cab using the speaker's out of a 15 year old Marshall Valvestate....my practice amp. Thank's alot for the info.



Re: Wiring Speaker Cab?
by DSMer on 2009-08-07 04:57:25

cgt...you rock!



Re: Wiring Speaker Cab?
by cgtrox on 2009-08-07 12:35:01

It's actually, cgt.....rox!

cgtrox



Re: Wiring Speaker Cab?
by LoonyBin-Fizzbin on 2009-08-07 15:19:50

LOL!




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