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How to wire in 12 8 ohm speakers to a 100 watt amp.

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  • Skyliner6605 Sep 07, 2010

    Thanks hope I got this right, sure would be nice if you could furnish a drawing. From what I gather you hook 3 speakers in series and then parallel them into one set.Do the same for the next set. Then take and hook the + from one set of six to the + of the other six, do the same for the - . Then hook the wires from the amp to the + and - of all sets.



    IO----O----OI

    ----I I----

    IO----O----OI

    Above is one set I assume the other set is the same, I then tie them together + to + - to - and then back to the amp.


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Make 4 sets of 3 speakers each. Wire each of 3 in series.+ to - and + to - and + to -. Do this for all 4 sets.
Then wire one set + to another set + and - to - ( parallel)
Wire the 2 remaining sets the same way
Then, wire the + from one 6 spkr set to the other + of the other 6 sprk set. Wire the ( - ) to the remaining ( - ).
This will all total 6 ohms which the amp can drive.

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

  • Scott Frye
    Scott Frye Sep 07, 2010

    I believe you understood exactly what I was describing

    Good job

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