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On the back of my 10in subwoofer it has 2 seperate negatives and two seperate positves how do i wire this speacker to my amp on one channel.

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This is known as dual voice coil, you will run a "jumper wire" from one negative to the other and the same with the positives, one of the connection points will have two prongs to connect to, when one of them is occupied with the "jumper wires", use the other connections to run wires from the sub to the amp and that should take care of the problem

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