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I want to know how to wire a speaker

I have an old amp that has been stripped. I want to use the cabinet & speaker as an extension that can be daisy chained.

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Weather of not you can use this speaker as an extension cab depends on a number of things. First, what amp are you planning you use for it? What is the minimum resistance for this amp (2ohm or 4 ohm probably). Second, what is the primary cab you are using ans what is the resistance on that? (2ohm, 4ohm or 8ohm).

Is there just one speaker in you proposed extension cab? The goal is to have all the speakers wired in parallel without lowering the resistance to a point that will damage the head. So if your amps minimum resistance is 4ohm then your cabs will have to both be 8ohm, running in parallel the overall resistance will be 4ohm.

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