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MSF06
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MSF06
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Joined: 10/04/05
Posts: 45
12/20/2005 11:22 pm
I have asked this else where but I figure the more places I ask the better my chances are of getting an answer.

From what little I know about electronics I have always thought that if I have a current running through something other then the wire that caused 8ohms of resistance and then added another 8ohms of resistance I would have a total of 16ohms. So my questions are...

1) If I run two cabs of 8ohms each "daisy chained", why would it bring the resistance down to 4ohms per cab and not raise it to 16?
2) If an amp can handle/push up to 16ohm then why would running it through 2, 4, or 8ohms cause it to have a melt down so to speak?


I have thought about it and can not figure out what is going on. I have emailed a few manufacturers and have had no response. I am guessing the answer is so simple that I am over looking it. :confused:


MSF
p.s. I did a search and it returned no results for these answers
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