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Old 08-29-07, 02:14 PM   #9
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Default Re: Help with some speakers

Having wires like that basically means that a receiver or amplifier is required to power the speakers. Unlike PC speakers where there might be a power input directly on the speaker the power must come from an external source. Some PC speaker systems come with a sub-woofer containing a control panel on the back where satellite speaker wires must be hooked up to receive power+audio signals.

You must be careful not to push too much power to the speakers otherwise you will blow the drivers. Check the specs on your receiver/amplifier & your speakers to ensure they will work. Higher wattage on speakers in comparison to your receiver/amplifier is fine. Lesser wattage could lead to problems if you aren't careful though.

Hope that answers your question.
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