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Wiring my audiobahn subs

There are two connectors on bothe side, do i need to connect both of them up or just one side.

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Yes you do have to because there is a cross over in the speaker which needs to have both the connections done what u can do is get some short wir and hook it up to both "one to negetive, and one to possitive..." then hook it up regularly like you would do any other time." and place one set of the speaker wire coming out of the stereo and hook up each to corasponding negative and one positive,, "shown as neg "-" or pos as "+"

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DUAL 6-OHM CONFIGURATION
Accommodating the rising trend of triple-subwoofer applications, Audiobahn’s Sound Q subwoofers come in dual 6-ohm configurations. This allows three Sound Q subwoofers to be wired in a 1- or 4-ohm operation. You now have the option to use a wider range of amplifiers to fit the needs of your specific application.

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http://www.audiobahn.com/Audiobahn06/images/tech/wiring/parallel_parallel_dual_6.pdf

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