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Practical articles on how to connect more than one set of speakers to an amplifier

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...

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...

Speaker Impedance Changes Amplifier Power

Speaker impedance changes amplifier power output. In fact, your amplifier power could be nearly half or double its capacity - depending on the impedance...
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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...
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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 200 units sold). Therefore I thought it is...

How Multiple Speakers Share Power

Often people are wanting to add speakers to their amplifier to increase power. However, in most cases, adding speakers will reduce the power in...
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How do I Connect Multiple Speakers to my HiFi Amplifier

I am often asked "How do I connect multiple speakers to my amplifier?" Before I answer, let's define what we mean by the word...

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...