Confused... will I blow my shakers

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  1. SamCK

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    I have a 150 W subwoofer amp, and am considering connecting it to four shakers (two sets in series, connected in parallel). The first set of two are Pro (50W 4 ohms) and the other two are the regulars (25 W 4 ohm). With this configuration, I think the ohms facing the amp will be 4. Is the amp two powerful? Could I add another shaker in series to each set, and therefore make the final ohms 8. Will I notice any difference? I'm getting very confused about power and watts, etc now. Thanks.
     
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    You are fine with the 4 shakers appearing as a 4 ohm speaker. Subwoofer amps expect this.

    Just make sure to turn the intensity/volume on the subwoofer amp down low and turn it up until you feel the vibration.
     
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    Thanks for your help. Base shakers all hooked up... great thater experience. I have two 50W 4 ohm in serial in the first couch, and three (two 25W 4 ohm and one 50W in serial)in the other couch. These two are connected in parallele giving a little less than 8 ohms. Almost too much vibration though. Thanks again.
     

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