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Speakers in Parallel Calculator

The calculator below is useful in determining the total impedance of speakers in parallel. It also calculates how the power is shared between the speakers. If all the speakers have the same impedance, the...

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 how to connect 2 speakers are discussed. Connecting 2 speakers...

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 of the practical ways of wiring four speakers to each...

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 "amplifier". In a stereo "amp" there are two amplifiers -...

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 difficult, and is useful when connecting multiple speakers to an...

Speaker Selector Switch Summary

Speaker selector switches are the most common item bought from Amazon through this website (with over 800 units sold). Therefore I thought it is high time to look a little deeper at the different...

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 allow you to connect multiple speakers to your HiFi amplifier....

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 (FAQs) on connecting speakers before asking your own.   If, after reading...