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Hooking up speakers to amp

I have recently upgraded my home stereo amp. The previous home stereo and amp came with 2 speakers, each having 4 wires for 4 speaker output connections on the amp for each speaker. My new amp has 2 speaker output connections for each speaker, + and - . Can I hook up the 4 wire speakers to the 2 wire speaker connections on my new amp and if so, how?

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  • tuttcat Jan 02, 2008

    I have the opposite problem. I currently have a 4 wire per speaker amp but want to add additional speakers that only require 2 per speaker. How do I hook this up?

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    st_rose Dec 11, 2012

    i need to connect 4 speakers on brendell how do i do that



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YES ! This is usually ok, the speaker cabinet should contain a high pass filter or crossover on the tweeter to decouple it from the low frequency signals. My Linn Index speakers are wired like this.

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