Bi Wiring a Yamaha AV

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    Can you Bi wire speakers to the Yamaha RX-Z9.
     
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    Yes you can but the benefits are debatable. You use speaker "A" for the woofers and speaker "B" for the tweeters. See pg 16.
     
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    Do you have link. Because i cant find it. Also you think there isn't much benefit in bi wiring the speakers why?
     
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    You can't post links from Yamaha's downloads because you have to register on their site. But Here's what they had to say.


    Bi-wired connection


    "The unit also allows you to make bi-wired connections to one speaker system. Use two pairs of speaker cables for each speaker (one for the woofer and one for the tweeter/mid-range). To use bi-wired connections, press Speaker A and Speaker B on the front panel so the SP A and B light up on the front panel display."


    And don't forget to remove the binding straps between the terminals first.


    I and many other forum members have tried b-wiring and found that there just isn't any improvement in sound quality to be heard. Maybe in theory it sounds like a good idea but I just don't think it's worth the trouble. And my Swans actually have three sets of binding posts. B-amping is a different story but only if you use two power supplies, not just the 6/7 channels of a receiver in a 5.1 setup.
     

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