View Full Version : What ohms can a headunit handle
01-01-2007, 02:30 PM
I'm pretty sure you can wire speakers to 8 ohms per channel on a headunit, but can you wire them down to 2 ohms per channel or ir 4 ohms per channel the lowest you can? Thanks
01-01-2007, 02:34 PM
rated for 4 ohms i do believe
01-01-2007, 02:37 PM
I wouldn't do 2 Ohms on just any HU, but there might be an HU out there that is 2 Ohm stable for some reason. /shrug
01-01-2007, 02:39 PM
they'll do 2 ohms but they don't like it. We did a pathfinder with 2 ohm speakers. sounded like *** but it worked. cut out at high volume, though.
01-01-2007, 02:57 PM
ok but 8 ohms will work?
01-01-2007, 02:58 PM
8 ohms is fine.... no problem. you'll be losing power, though.
01-01-2007, 03:01 PM
4 ohms. i put in my kenwood in my nissan. stock spkrs were 2 ohms and it cut out at high volume. installed new speakers and no problem.
01-01-2007, 03:10 PM
ok, it'll just be temp. for now anyways. thanks
01-01-2007, 03:16 PM
4 to 8, usually