Is the striped wire hot or neutral?
The wire with the ribbing or stripe is the neutral wire, and the other one is hot. If you don’t see any markings on the wires, and the plug has two prongs of equal size, the cord is not polarized.
Is black stripe on speaker wire positive or negative?
The color codes for the four-conductor wire for speaker one are Red (positive), Black (negative), and White or Yellow (positive), Green (negative).
What is stripe wire?
Wire Striping Services
Wire striping is the process of adding an additional color or colors to the wire or cable jacket. Contrasting stripes allows for easier identification for users. When using multiple wires that are similar, in one application, custom color combinations will ensure a smooth installation.