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Old 27th February 2009, 02:21 PM   #1
I_Just_Am is offline I_Just_Am  United States
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Default HELP speaker wiring conundrum

I recently purchased a used 4x12 cab and I just realized that one of the speakers is not outputting sound despite appearing to be in working order. Included is a crappy diagram I drew representing how these speakers are wired. Speaker 4 is the one not working.

I know very little about speaker wiring (my apologies) so any feedback would be very helpful. Also each speaker is 16 ohms.

Thank you.
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Old 27th February 2009, 05:50 PM   #2
Nigel Goodwin is offline Nigel Goodwin  England
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With four 16ohm speakers it can be wired as either 4ohm or 16ohm - if it's 4ohm then one speaker been O/C would make only one speaker not work.

I would say it's almost certain the speaker is duff.

Unfortunately your diagram didn't make it.
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