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How not to bywire speakers (?)

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by kstandsteve, Apr 10, 2005.

  1. kstandsteve

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    I have bought a pair of fronts with dual connections for bi-wiring. If I choose not to bi-wire do I need to provide short jumpers to the other terminals?

    If so does it matter which terminals I take the main leads to?
     
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    You do indeed need to connect the relevant terminals if you choose not to biwire (I do this with a few short lengths of speaker cable). You need to connect the 2 +ve terminals together and the 2 -ve terminals together, any other way will cause one of the drivers to be out of phase or just prevent your amplifier from working altogether which is a bad thing. :)
     
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    Thanks for that. Will do as you say and use a short length of speaker cable.

    Cheers.
     

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