Is the Denon 3802 suitable for bi-wiring my speakers?

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  1. Antonio

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    I have read that bi-wiring only makes sense if both the speakers and amplifier has two sets of terminals (or posts) per channel. I have Paradigm Studio 60s and a Denon 3802. While the Paradigm Studio 60s have two sets of posts in the back for bi-wiring, the Denon does not and I was wondering if it is worthwhile to still try bi-wiring my speakers. I suppose the wiring would be a bit funny though...
     
  2. Paul Clarke

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    You do not need two sets of speaker outputs to bi-wire. Simply run two sets of wire from each L-R and you're set. Some people use the B speaker outputs on A/B equipped receivers to achieve the same purpose but I feel this limits the future front stage options and is unnecessary.
     
  3. Arthur Legardo

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    Use banana plugs in the ends of the receiver's speaker terminals and then use bare wire in the little notch at the 2 o'clock position of the same terminals.
     

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