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steves1967 04-24-2013 3:37 PM

Lightning Wakeboard tower speakers question
 
I have a pair of Lightning Wakeboard tower speakers (dual 6.5") on my tower. The JL audio amp that powered them died so I bought an Arc Audio KAR 600.2 to power the tower. The guy at the stereo shop said that the amp will overpower the (in his words) "weak tower speakers" Should I replace the tower speakers or just deal with it? The tower on my Calabria is low and I'm 6'-3" so I cant go huge with a new tower speaker.....

cowwboy 04-24-2013 3:49 PM

That's a stout amp. I would look into something of better quality ( wetsounds, exile, NVS) or turn that amp way down.

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chpthril 04-24-2013 5:30 PM

Well, If you ever decide to upgrade the tower speakers, you've got plenty of power to do the job. If the current double pods are wired in parallel so each pod is 2 ohm, I would re-wire the drivers in series and run 8 ohm per chnl. Should still be plenty of power for each driver, easier to tune and less chance of letting the smoke out of those 6.5" drivers.


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