Connecting Speakers FAQs

After answering nearly 1000 questions on connecting speakers on this website, some common themes have emerged. Please read the answers to these Frequently Asked Questions...

Speaker Selector Switch Simulators

The speaker selector switch simulators presented here demonstrate how speaker selectors deal with speaker impedance and power distribution. Speaker selector switches are used to...

Understanding Speaker Impedance

Speaker impedance is often presented as a complex subject and therefore is either ignored or misunderstood. A basic understanding of speaker impedance is not...

How do I connect a VCR to a Flat Screen TV

You may still have many video tapes that you like to play but find it hard to connect a VCR to your new flat...

How to Connect 2 Speakers to 1 Amplifier

In this article we look at how and when to connect 2 speakers in parallel or series. Both the theory and practical points on...

Speaker Selector Switch Summary

Speaker selector switches are the most common item bought from Amazon through this website (with over 400 units sold). Therefore I thought it is...

Speakers in Parallel Calculator

Simple Calculation for Speakers in Parallel If all the speakers in parallel have the same impedance, then the calculation is easy. Simply divide the impedance...

How to wire Four Speakers to One Amplifier

In an earlier article we looked at the issues involved in connecting multiple speakers to one amplifier. In this article we look at some...

How do I connect a PVR to a flat screen TV

PVR is an acronym for Personal Video Recorder. A PVR is the new video cassette recorder (VCR). It works similarly to a VCR, but...

Video Signals & Cables: Summary

This is the summary of the previous five articles looking at the different video signals and connectors commonly used in Home AV. Previously we...