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Re: Speaker wiring

> > >You can take a small 1.5V AA battery and apply it (momentarily) to the
> > >speaker wire in question.  Watch the direction the cone travels on your
> > >speaker (ie. out or in).
> >
> > Mark,
> > will this method work if my speakers are connected through a crossover? Can
> > I hurt the crossover if I connect 1.5V to it?
> Hmmm... Huw?  Help... help?
> Honestly, I don't know if it'll work through a crossover.  Disconnect it
> and remember how it's hooked up.  I'd say that it should still work
> through a passive crossover since that DC voltage is steady-state and
> should get through to at least the woofer eventually.

Mark is correct.  the DC won't get to any tweeters, however, and don't
try this with an active crossover.  Also don't try it *through* an

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250