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    sae at .5 ohms?

    What would happen if I put my sundown sae 1200 wired to .5 ohms? Not positive but I don't think its .5 ohm stable. Anyone know if it'd blow up or what?



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    Re: sae at .5 ohms?

    I have tried it briefly it worked but I honestly wouldn't do it at all.



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    Re: sae at .5 ohms?

    Quote Originally Posted by dbeez View Post
    I have tried it briefly it worked but I honestly wouldn't do it at all.
    What makes ya say you woukdnt try it? Not doubting you, Jw.



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    Re: sae at .5 ohms?

    I did try it and it worked amp got pretty hot fast I dont see the amp being durable enough to oast that way for a long time.
    Last edited by dbeez; 02-22-2013 at 09:24 PM.



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    Re: sae at .5 ohms?

    I dont think the SAE's are 0.5ohm stable so no dont do it even if you got good electrical. SAZ's now thats a different story




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    Re: sae at .5 ohms?

    @dbeez ; when you say you have 2 M4s strapped at 1ohm do you mean each are at .5?
    also you feel the same way about a M1c as the sundown?




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    Re: sae at .5 ohms?

    Quote Originally Posted by SMS View Post
    @dbeez ; when you say you have 2 M4s strapped at 1ohm do you mean each are at .5?
    also you feel the same way about a M1c as the sundown?
    yea he had each at .5 but those babies are long gone




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    Re: sae at .5 ohms?

    Quote Originally Posted by SMS View Post
    @dbeez ; when you say you have 2 M4s strapped at 1ohm do you mean each are at .5?
    also you feel the same way about a M1c as the sundown?
    What do you mean with the second sentence yes each m4a was at .5



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    sae at 5 ohms

    Well iconoclaster, youre almost right. And no, the physics Im refering to are the same all over the world. 8 ohms is the ideal load for this amp, and yes, it has one 8 ohm tap, as you say. But, plugging in an 8 ohm ext. cab ALONG WITH the internal speaker will cause the amp to "see" 16 ohms. 2 8 ohm loads wired in parallel = 16 ohms. While I agree that 16 ohms isnt the ideal load, it will work just fine. Ive done it along with many, many others Im sure. And, oh yeah by the way, the DRRI doesnt have a ground lift switch. Thats just on the original era Deluxe Reverbs without the PC board




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    Re: sae at .5 ohms?

    ^^^ wat?

    I think you mean series, even though that post is not relevant to anything in this thread, parallel would cut the load in half to 4ohm.




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    Re: sae at 5 ohms

    Quote Originally Posted by towtongebug View Post
    Well iconoclaster, youre almost right. And no, the physics Im refering to are the same all over the world. 8 ohms is the ideal load for this amp, and yes, it has one 8 ohm tap, as you say. But, plugging in an 8 ohm ext. cab ALONG WITH the internal speaker will cause the amp to "see" 16 ohms. 2 8 ohm loads wired in parallel = 16 ohms. While I agree that 16 ohms isnt the ideal load, it will work just fine. Ive done it along with many, many others Im sure. And, oh yeah by the way, the DRRI doesnt have a ground lift switch. Thats just on the original era Deluxe Reverbs without the PC board
    Ummmm what? Dude, what are you talking about?



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