6 ohm and 8 ohm speakers powered by a yamaha 496 amp (2 channels @ 75 watts per channel)

Feb 20, 2018
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Will running both sets of speakers simultaneously (rated at different ohms 6 & 8) harm the Yamaha amp rated at 8 ohms?
 

jay32267

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You can probably run the 6 ohm speakers by themselves without issue.

...but if you put each 6 in parallel with an 8, you could have problems because now you are looking at about 3 ohms which may cause a problem with the amp because it's going to have to supply a lot more current than it's designed to.
 
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