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.
What is 4 wire speaker wire used for?
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 connect 4 wire speakers?
The easiest and a safe way to connect 4 pairs of HiFi speakers is to use a 4 zone speaker selector switch. This is relatively simple to wire, just run a wire from the central location (lounge room) to each speaker. The box should also look after any impedance matching to prevent amplifier overload.