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rupertn
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8ohm amp to 10ohm (minimum) speakers?

I have a pair of Zu Druids Mk4, impedance minimum 16 ohm with 10ohm minimum. Efficiency 101dB SPL @ 1W/1m. Bandwidth 25-20 kHz.

 

What are the issues and consequences of driving the speakers with 8ohm tube amp?

 

Thanks

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clarification: impedance is

clarification: impedance is 16ohm with 10ohm minimum

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Should not be any problem.

Should not be any problem.  BTW, is this a tube amp without a 16ohm tap?

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yes, it's a AMC CVT 2100a

yes, it's a AMC CVT 2100a

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There shouldn't be any

There shouldn't be any problem. More ohms is more resistance. I don't know too much about tubes, but I believe they can manage to drive 16 and 10 ohms. The higher the ohm rating, the more resistance. A 16 ohm speaker will have a high resistance, so it will be harder to amplifly and make loud. Because of the high sensitivity, your speaker should play nice and loud.

 

Good luck,

    Andy

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