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What is the bridge amp setting mean on the pmp6000?

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In bridged mode, both sides are used to drive the same speaker. One side is phase inverted relative to the other so the two sides add their voltage. It is important to note that you cannot go below 8 ohm speaker in this mode. The amps can generate about 60volts peak or about 43 volts RMS. So the net will be about 86 volts between the two sides. With 86 volts on 8 ohms you can get about 925 Watts max... yeah it is not the claimed 1200, but it is a lot closer than the shop vacuums claiming 4Hp when running on 120 volts... Those are peak values that have LITTLE to do with actual true values.

You can't run stereo in this mode because BOTH sides are used as a single power source. The PAN controls will have little effect as the system is in monaural mode.

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I have two B215 600 watts speakers. Smoke started to come out of one when it was in use. I continued to use the other one, and about an hour later, the bass on that quit working. Any help with...


Sorry, those speakers are rated at 250 Watts RMS continuous, NOT 600. The speakers are nominally 8 ohms. The PMP6000 will deliver about 250 watts RMS to an 8 ohm load so the speakers should be able to take this as long as you had one per side and NOT using bridged mode of the PMP6000. It is possible that you fried the amp, although the PMP amps have a speaker protection network that shorts the output should the amp hard over. It is strange that you could draw smoke with the setup. Hopefully you were not generating very low frequencies that were below what the speaker could handle OR that you did not crank up the bass with the EQ such that frequencies below the speakers rating were sent at high levels. Your speakers are rated for a low end at 55 HZ. You should have the eq cut the gain below that. The leftmost EQ (50 Hz) should NOT be higher than center... if you boost that one, you likely will be buying new speakers. If you need power below that, then you need to be using subwoofers. Hopefully you haven't damaged the PMP6000... I assume that was the amp you were using, although you haven't stated that. At this point, unless the stuff is under warranty, you nee to open the speakers and see what has blown... could be the woofers or the crossover network...Use an ohmmeter to check the woofer DC resistance... should be between 7 and 9 ohms. If it is open circuit, the voice coil is blown.

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Yes, in bridge mode you will wire ONE Speakon that will have the two speaker wires connected to pins "1+" and "2+". You do NOT need the manual to do this, the info is right on the back of the PMP6000 itself. You will plug that Speakon into channel "B".

PLEASE note that you CANNOT go below 8 ohm speaker impedance. If your speakers are 4 ohm you MUST connect two in SERIES which requires special cables and the speakers MUST be identical. You can connect TWO 16 ohm speakers in parallel by daisy chaining, however 16 ohm speakers are NOT very common. With 8 ohm speakers you can connect EXACTLY one in bridged mode UNLESS you connect four of them in series-parallel which requires special cables and great care. Believe me you do NOT want to have an accident with this amp as repairing is extensive.

Lastly, put the speaker configuration switch down to the bridged mode.

This is how bridged mode works: Sliding the switch down basically configures the two power amps in monaural and one amp is inverted so there outputs are out of phase by 180 degrees effectively doubling the voltage.

Remember that BOTH wires in bridged mode are HOT and grounding one while amp is on will likely blow out one side or more.

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use 1/4 inch speaker cables. hook one speaker up to "main 1 R" out and the other to "main 1 L" out. if you have additional main speakers, hook them up the the "main 2" outputs.

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You CANNOT parallel these amps.

IF THE amps each have BRIDGE mode you can put each in bridge mode for each side of the stereo system. This means one amp to the speaker on one side, the other amp to the speaker on the other side.

NOT ALL amps have bridge mode available.

I won't go into the technical reason you can't parallel the amps other than saying the amps would fight each other with their feedback systems and burn up.

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Please read a tip I just posted regarding a hazard of the Speakon to 1/4 inch cables when used with these PMP mixers.

If you are using your main speakers as stereo, then you will need either powered monitor speakers OR an additional seperate amp for them. The mon outputs on the mixer are LINE LEVEL and are not driven by a power amp. Use TRS (balanced) interconnect cables from these to POWERED monitor speakers.

You can parallel your two mains providing the parallel impedance is 4 ohms or greater (two 8 ohms in parallel at most). The the monitor speakers can be paralleled and the switch set to Main/Mon so that one side of the power amp drives the mains and the other drives the monitors.

To prevent damage to the mixer, make sure all speaker leads are secure before powering the system. Run the speaker leads through the handles of the speakers to prevent inadvertent unplugging due to personell tripping over cables.

DO NOT use the bridge mode in your use.

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