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AmpSpeakerJackOut-XLR-15metros-SpeakerJackIn. IS it possible?
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AmpSpeakerJackOut-XLR-15metros-SpeakerJackIn. IS it possible?

AmpSpeakerJackOut-XLR-15metros-SpeakerJackIn. IS it possible?

I want to Connect an amp to his cabinet vía an XLR snake.
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No answers? Maybe IS not possible....
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What sort of an amp? What sort of a speaker? What kind of wire is used in the snake?

Three pin XLR connectors are rated for something like 16A per contact, I think. The limiting factor would probably be the wire in the snake, which if it's a normal microphone snake is quite low gauge and ill suited for connecting a speaker to an amplifier. (It's something around 24 gauge or so, often.)

As a more general concept, it is not wise in my opinion to use standard microphone connectors for amplifier to speaker connections because Murphey's Law suggests that someone some day is going to plug in a microphone or mixer or something and quite possibly damage it. Pretty much nobody expects to find high power (relatively speaking) on a normal XLR connector. Bundling a speaker cable with the snake with Velcro or zip ties or spiral cable wrap or something like that would in my opinion be a much better solution.
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Hello DrewE, thanks a lot for your reply. I understand you.

I need It to have my Ampeg SVT in the control room as an example, and the cabinet in the recording room for recording Bass or Reamp. I know that I can use the radial reamp or something like that. But its also interesting to have the amp in the control room and do changes in EQ or COMP.

I finished my acoustic treatment in my room with Carpenters. And silly boy, I forget completely this situation and didnt do the Velcro thing with speakon or speaker cable! Im seeing myself calling Carpenters for taking out some celenit pannels and rockwood and redoing It...

If something can go to the wrong way, that Will happens.

Thanks for help.
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