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Biwirable speakers and jumpers

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Malky1903, Sep 21, 2004.

  1. Malky1903

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    Can you cause any damage to a speaker if you take off the brass jumpers and don't biwire them? Obviously without the jumpers you only get high or low frequencies and the speaker sounds cack.
     
  2. Ed Selley

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    Shouldn't be a problem. Currently we're building up prototypes of the Performance Model 6 (triwireable) and one of the "quick test to see what's ok" actions is to test each set of terminals in independently.
     
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    Thanks for that. I picked up the 905 on the cheap and found out the previous owner had removed the jumpers and used the speaker for a year without them. Although the speaker works fine, I was worried that there may have been some possible damage.
     
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    I don't know if this is relevent but if you don't have biwire cable and your missing the binding plates you can use a small length of speaker cable to join the High and low frequency binding posts together (no more than about 2 inches of cable required). basically Bi-Wiring on the cheap. Gives the same results.
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    Thanks for the tip Knightshade. I'd already done a search on the 'net and found that you could do what you mentioned :) I've ended up biwiring the speaker anyway.
     

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