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DJ Vincenzo
12-04-2006, 07:22 AM
how do you wire Series-parellel...i know Series and i know parellel...just dont know the combo....im tryn to hook up 4 jbl 2226h together and im not getting the ohms i'd like.:banghead: Im getting 2 and i'd like 4 ohms. Is there a way?

Also when i go down to 2 ohms do i sacrifice clarity in sound...all i know is that the amps run hotter..and the dampening factor drops.

boputnam
12-04-2006, 07:31 AM
Close enough...

http://www.termpro.com/articles/spkrz.html

johnaec
12-04-2006, 10:59 AM
....im tryn to hook up 4 jbl 2226h together and im not getting the ohms i'd like.:banghead: Im getting 2 and i'd like 4 ohms.2226H are 8 ohm speakers - there's no way possible to end up with 4 ohms total with 4 of those speakers.

all parallel = 2 ohms total
series/parallel = 8 ohms total
all series = 32 ohms total

John

DJ Vincenzo
12-04-2006, 11:17 AM
dam i was hoping there was sum other wierd way of wiring to end up wth 4.

Can u decrease the wattage of a amp (crown itech 8000) by maybe the input sensitivity switch or the internal DSP?

got 4 of the 2226H's on one side of the amp down to 2 ohms pulling 3500 watts...a lil high but ok i guess and i have one srx725 double 18 for the other side of the amp which is pulling 4000watts...way to high....be nice to get that down to 2500.

johnaec
12-04-2006, 12:53 PM
got 4 of the 2226H's on one side of the amp down to 2 ohms pulling 3500 watts...I myself would probably run the 2226H's in series/parallel for an 8 ohm load with that amp. That still gives over 500 watts to each speaker - I can't imagine you'd ever need more than that continuous, and the amp would work a lot easier...

John

DJ Vincenzo
12-04-2006, 05:36 PM
2226H is 600 aes to 1200 (somewhere in between), right...and jbk recomends 800 a piece for the horn loaded venue series enclosure. Isnt 500 to weak?

johnaec
12-04-2006, 05:55 PM
2226H is 600 aes to 1200 (somewhere in between), right...and jbk recomends 800 a piece for the horn loaded venue series enclosure. Isnt 500 to weak?Going from 500 watts to 800 watts isn't even going to give you another 2dB in output - that's like the difference between 120dB to 122dB. I just don't think it's worth it to run things up to the ragged edge, but do what you want, especially if it's newer stuff still under warranty. :blah: Be sure you and your audience have ear plugs handy. :)

John

DJ Vincenzo
12-05-2006, 07:28 AM
maybe i need a itech 6000. Well i got a month to decide.