speaker set up

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  1. Nutek

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    if i have two 500 watt speakers connected to a 1600 watt amp will the speakers blow up?

    cheers.
     
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    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    No as long as you dont turn the amp up to full, but you should have baught a weeker amp really
     
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    im doing something similar..just be careful...dont turn it up too loud.

    well i havent had problems i may be wrong
     
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    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Also a tip if your using large PA speaker for a party or something always remember to warm the speaker up so to speak, leave them playing for a while at a low level, an gradually turn the amp up, or it can fuck them up after a while
     
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    i haven't bought the gear yet, but i'm buying a 1600 watt amp for £120, i'll look for some 800 watt speakers.
     
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    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    That would be the best idea, but you can still get away with weaker speaker, but just dont stick the amp on full power
     
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    yeah i will buy the 500w speakers and just not turn it up, i'm still worried i'll blow something up though :lol:
     
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    If i were you id invest on the speakers first, and then upgrade the amp later. Makes more sense than buying a good amp and being really careful with some less powerful speakers.

    I dunno though.
     
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    aflex - whats that guys youtube id, i wanna see if he;s got any more vids, they are really good.
     
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    @Saint

    I can get two 500 watt speakers and a 1600 watt amp for £280 before christmas, that's why :lol:

    @perspective

    That's EllaSkins, top knotch vid's (y)
     
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    why dont u just go out and buy some speakers with the amps built into them? i mean if you want that much power then you might aswell
     
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    i don't have the money to spend on actives, it would cost double

    @aflex, why would i want to spend £270 on 300 watts of power when i can spend £280 on 1000 watts?
     
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    Quality of amp ;)
     
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    The amp i'm getting is prosound, it's so cheap ebcause it's sale b stock