View Full Version : tweeter ohm?

01-24-2014, 06:02 PM
I have ex540 cdt crossovers and the speakers are 4 ohm. When i hook it up to the cross over it puts the tweeters at 1ohm and woofers at 4 ohms is that normal. Tweets are tw25

01-24-2014, 06:34 PM
Why are you making measurements with speakers connected to crossovers?

01-24-2014, 08:25 PM
To see if it's working

01-28-2014, 11:02 AM

01-28-2014, 11:18 AM
Is there something wrong otherwise? Are they not making any sound? Put your ear next to it, you'll know if it's working.

01-28-2014, 12:08 PM
Your meter can't distinguish one component from others that are wired in circuit. You're measuring the crossover and the speaker and the speaker wire.

01-28-2014, 12:27 PM
You aren't measuring the tweeter only when you measure it with the crossover connected, you're measuring the entire circuit.

Is there a problem you're having with the setup or were you just curious?

01-28-2014, 12:36 PM
Sounds like a broken record.

01-28-2014, 12:52 PM
The tweets seem bright and i didn't want to blow them if they are 1 ohm. I just found it odd. BC on the crossover using a ddm i put it on the woofer and it was 4 ohm and tweets where measuring 1 ohm

01-28-2014, 12:55 PM
Brad, they're not 1 ohm tweeters. If they sound bright adjust your equalizer or aim them a bit off axis(or more off axis).

01-28-2014, 12:59 PM
Measure the leads from the tweeters off the crossover to determine the load.