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Yamaha EMX 512SC - playing an outside show - configuration

Would it be better to daisy chain 2 speakers per side, plug all four in directly, or run 2 speakers off the amp and run the other 2 off the line out through a second amp.

My speakers are all 8 ohms.

thanks

Jim

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  • essknapp May 14, 2009

    Battery?
    Makes no sense to me.

  • essknapp May 14, 2009

    Even though using just the Yamaha would bring the speakers down to 4 ohms and the wattage up to 1,000?

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If you are looking to run stereo mode you will have to run 2 speakers per side and daisy chain them. As you know by putting them in parallel they will raise the impendence of the speakers, so some of your system setting will change, mostly the volume and maybe the balance. You can get those tuned in pretty easily.
The Yamaha system will be able to handle this set up but you will have a lot more sound this way. Just watch out if someone cranks it up too high.

If you don't want stereo sound or need it, then you can hook this system up with all four directly plugged in to the amp. This will raise the impedance and you may not get the power that you are looking for as the amp will not be loading.

You have some options, if this is a big outside show; I would defiantly hook up the second amp option to get the most sound out to the crowd.
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Hey,

Looking at the 8ohms speakers you have with 4 in total , its always good to run 2 speakers off the amp and run the other 2 off the line from the second amp. The reason for advising so is better effeciency of the battery and performance.

Thanks

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    Okie appologies for confusing you. What I meant is for best performance and high efficiency .

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