Speaker Connections

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January 16, 2018
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Speaker Connections

With so many options when integrating audio systems, speaker connections can be incredibly confusing. But there is logic behind all those different cables connected to the audio equipment. In this speaker connections infographic, Multimedia Tech covers all the kinds of parts, then explains their functionality in simple ways to understand how the electronics systems are integrated.

Speaker Connections

Today’s new audio components are equipped with different types of speaker connections. Figuring out how to connect the speakers, amplifiers, receivers and mixers where can be confusing.

Speaker Connections Definition

Speaker Connections Definition

Binding terminals secure bare speaker wire and banana plugs.

Speaker Connections Binding Terminals

Speaker Connections Binding Terminals

Speaker wire transmits audio signals through copper cables.

Speaker Connections Speaker Wire

Speaker Connections Speaker Wire

A banana plug is used to firmly connect a speaker wire to a binding terminal.

Speaker Connections Banana Plug

Speaker Connections Banana Plug

Dual banana plugs firmly connect speaker wires to binding terminals.

Speaker Connections Dual Banana Plug

Speaker Connections Dual Banana Plug

Binding connectors firmly connect speaker wires to spring clip terminals.

Speaker Connections Pin Connectors

Speaker Connections Pin Connectors

Spade connectors connect speaker cables to binding terminals.

Speaker Connections Spade Connectors

Speaker Connections Spade Connectors

An XLR connector has 3 conductors (positive, negative and ground). And it is mostly associated with professional audio equipment because of its balanced audio interconnectivity.

Speaker Connections XLR Connector

Speaker Connections XLR Connector

RCA connectors transmits audio signals through RCA cables.

Speaker Connections RCA Connectors

Speaker Connections RCA Connectors

Source: Multimedia Tech. TV Speaker Connections Infographic URL: mymultimediatech.com/2018/speaker-connections/

Speaker Connections Source Multimedia Tech

Speaker Connections Source Multimedia Tech

These are all the speaker connections that new audio systems come with. Understanding what speaker cables to use and what is compatible with what when integrating an audio system can be frustrating. We hope that this infographic will assist you to better visualize how speaker connections can be connected. And how make sure that audio is transmitted better.

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