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Old    howdoesthiswork            03-21-2005, 9:55 AM Reply   
Are you guys all wiring 6 wires up your towers for all 6+ speakers or can you parallel them at the tower and only run a few wires up? If so, what guage?
Old    Jason Pribyl (skibum69)      Join Date: Aug 2004       03-21-2005, 10:39 AM Reply   
I am running 12 gauge for four speakers wire in parallel as two pair. I did this to get a 2 ohm load for my amp. You have to be careful wiring things in parrallel and series because you change the load(ohms).
Old    Shawn (superair)      Join Date: May 2000       03-21-2005, 10:41 AM Reply   
OK you can do it by running 2 sets up speaker wires. You need to divied it up into 2 sets of 3 speakers. 2 speakers in series (4ohm+4ohm=8ohm) and then the other speaker in series with the others (8ohm in series with a 4ohm speaker =2.6 ohm load perside. so as long as you have a 2 ohm stable amp it would be 2.6 a side. clear as MUD!!

later
Old    Keith Sanders (keithro)      Join Date: Dec 2004       03-21-2005, 10:59 AM Reply   
Take a look at this:

http://jlaudio.com/tutorials/wiring/index.html

If you're wiring speakers look at the SVC examples.
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       03-21-2005, 5:05 PM Reply   
Three 4 ohm speakers in parallel is 1.33 ohms, if your amp can handle the load run it otherwise you will have to do some kind of combination.

parallel: Rt=1/(1/R1+1/R2+1/R3)
Series: Rt=R1+R2+R3

Three is a tough number to work with.
Old    Shawn (superair)      Join Date: May 2000       03-21-2005, 5:08 PM Reply   
Sorry I typed it wrong 2 series and one parallel
that is an 8ohm (2 series) and one parallel (4 ohm) all =2.66 ohm

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