4 Ohm and 8 Ohm Speaker Terminals on 1723 (S) Speakers?

Perhaps you have noticed the 4 Ohm and 8 Ohm print on the speaker terminals?

 

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Bi-Wiring

These are only to indicate that the tweeter is an 8 Ohm speaker when you are Bi-wiring the speakers by removing the jumpers between the upper and lower speaker terminals. 

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This is mostly done in a stereo setup where you want to use bi-wiring speaker cables.

 

Bi-Amp

You can also run the speakers Bi-amped with one amp connected to the tweeter and one amp connected to the rest of the drivers on the lower speaker terminals.

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Normal mode

It is most common to run the speakers with the jumpers on and a single wire to the speakers for either home cinema or music use.

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