Converting 4ohm speaker?

Discussion in 'Speakers & Subwoofers' started by HarryPluta, Feb 12, 2004.

  1. HarryPluta

    HarryPluta Auditioning

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    I am still trying to figure out a short term speaker system to marry to a Yamaha RX-V1400 receiver. I have listened to a whole lot of speaker systems and at this point am leaning toward a Klipsch setup with a BIC sub-woofer.

    However, this may take a while to fund, in the mean-time I was wondering.....

    I have a set of Peavey Phase Reference Studio monitors (PRM 310S) and the matching Phase Reference center channel speaker (PRM225). These came out of my old R&R recording studio and are very clean and flat sounding. I would like to use them as the mains and center until I could build up a complete Klipsch system.

    The main issue is that the PRM225 is a 4 ohm and the PRM310S's are 8 ohm. In the studio it wasn't a problem as they each ran on a seperate power amp, but here I want to drive them from the Yamaha.

    Suggestions?

    -Harry
     
  2. TimRP

    TimRP Stunt Coordinator

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    I feel you will be just fine with a 4ohm center, the yamaha should keep up with it just fine.
     
  3. John S

    John S Producer

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    Yes, one 4ohm load on one channel, most likely will make no difference at all, as long as you calibrate.
     

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