Is Green speaker wire positive or negative?
The color code for four-conductor wire is speaker one: Red (positive), Black (negative) speaker two: White (positive), Green (negative). Its purpose is to carry an electrical signal (voltage and current) from the amplifier (or the amplifier section of a receiver) to the speakers.
Why would I need 4 wire speaker wire?
4-conductors are most often used to send an amplified stereo signal to two speakers which are in close proximity to one another or to a stereo volume control.
How do you run a 4 conductor speaker wire?
Run this 4-conductor cable (+ and – for Left; + and – for Right) to a pair of speakers by running one cable to the first speaker and then continuing to the second. At the first speaker, you will strip back the outer protective jacket to reveal all four conductors inside.