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Switching inputs on speakers

Jezinio

Standard Member
Hi

I have one set of speakers and two input sources - speaker cables from a Sonos system and an amplifier. Is there a device whereby I can have one set of leads going into the speaker and switch the input? A bit like a speaker switcher but in reverse?

Thanks
 

Rich9600

Active Member
I would expect a speaker switch to be just that. A manual version should work in either direction. I would expect to be a simple device that moves the contacts to move the current in a Y type setup, just choosing one arm at a time.
 

PSM1

Distinguished Member
A lot of speaker switches have an A+B setting, which although OK with 2 sets of speakers would not be good with 2 amps and could lead to damage. Hence I would not recommend such a switch just in case the wrong configuration is selected causing damage to both amps.
 

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