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Hey Guys, quick question. I know how to wire it all up, but it seems that it might be a bit messy connecting the 2. is there a device that would take the 2 pairs of speakers wires to 1 set of wires instead of just twisting all the speaker wires together?

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Two 2 ohm drivers may be parallel wired for 1 ohm, series wired for 4 ohms. Those are the only options.
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Bill, in the title he mentions "two dual 2ohm drivers". One driver with its VC's in series will be 4ohm so two in parallel would be 2ohm final.
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Hey guys, thanks for the replies, but i think you misread my question. I KNOW how to wire them into 4 ohms. To do that however, I need to connect both sets of wires to a third set that would go to the amp. Instead of connecting the 3 sets, is there a box or something that would connect all 3 together for a cleaner look possibly?? Might be a stupid question.

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Rex. If u really wanted to be fancy . U could put spade connectors on the wires.and use a terminal block. Mounted inside. Parts express will have them.but a lot of extra work and money.I think most everyone would agree. just twist them together. use a wire nut or solder them .and electrical tape.
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Hey guys, thanks for the replies, but i think you misread my question. I KNOW how to wire them into 4 ohms. To do that however, I need to connect both sets of wires to a third set that would go to the amp. Instead of connecting the 3 sets, is there a box or something that would connect all 3 together for a cleaner look possibly?? Might be a stupid question.
Solder, crimp the three wires together or join the two driver pairs at the enclosure terninals.

Make the connection solid and permanent. Anything with a screw terminal can vibrate free over time, so I use ring/banjo crimp lugs, an additional lock nut and a bit of nail polish to seal them. Even easier, use speakons.

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