ohms for a classic 30 speaker replacement?

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  1. Alex W

    Alex W Member

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    I'm looking at getting a new speaker for my classic 30. Probably a Celestion G12H. How many Ohms? From what I read on Musiciansfriend, it was listed at 8 or 16. So I'm a bit confused.
     
  2. Think Floyd

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    The Peavey Classic 30 uses a 16 ohm speaker. If you want to plug a separate cab into the ext. speaker jack, that should also be 16 ohms. When using both the combo and a cab, the combo's speaker will be in parallel with the ext. speaker making a total load of 8 ohms. This is why the description reads 8 or 16 ohms... it all depends if you're using an ext. cab or not.
     
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    I didn't like the g12h, I run a 25 watt greenback in mine
     
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    My Classic 30 can get pretty bright. Anyone try a darker speaker in it, maybe a Cannabis Rex?
     
  5. Rosewood

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    Cannabis rex works great in a Classic 30 and it has plenty of highs, it's just smoother.
     
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    I have a 16 ohm 75 watt Weber Ceramic Blue Dog in mine and I absolutely love it.
     
  7. Alex W

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    If I push the amp do I have a good chance at blowing a 25w speaker?
     
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