Connecting ceiling speakers with your amplifier is something that requires knowledge and attention. First up it depends on the system which you are using and from there on we can go further into details. The major headache isn’t even installing the speakers, sometimes it is connecting them to an amplifier.
The major hurdle which you can face is that the speakers are installed in the ceiling. It gets a little harder to set them up with an amplifier when they are placed in the ceiling. But, with some easy-to-follow tips and tricks, you can get it done within an hour!
We shall discuss the various sorts of combinations and how you can easily use them to connect your ceiling speakers to an amplifier quickly. So, let’s dive right into some of these options!
Single Stereo Speaker System:
One of the simplest and straightforward ones is the single speaker system. You can have an idea from its name that this one will be an easier one to figure out. Below are the steps which you have to follow to get it done!
- To connect your amplifier to a single ceiling speaker where the audio is being played from a single speaker. What you will require is two runs of a 2-core speaker cable.
- Next, you will have to connect one cable to the left output on your amplifier.
- Similarly, connect the other piece of cable to the right output on your amplifier.
- Then finally at the end, just make sure that the red terminal goes to the red end and the black terminal to the black end.
After following such quick steps, your ceiling speaker system will be ready to rock and roll. Play your favorite tracks and test the speaker out. We hope you will be hearing crisp and high-quality sound right away!
Two Speaker System:
It is quite identical to the above system with one exception: this ensures that you listen with one speaker as your left output and the other one as your right output. This one has a step or two more than the single speaker system. So make sure, that you follow every step along the way.
The steps to follow when you want to connect your two-speaker ceiling system to the amplifier are given below:
- As was the case in the above system, you will have to purchase two runs of 2-core speaker cable.
- With the amplifier in place, connect one run of the 2-core cable to the left output of your amplifier and the other cable to your right.
- The only difference in this scenario is that you will connect your left cable to the terminals on your left speaker. Similarly your right cable on the terminals of your right speaker.
- See, I told you earlier, connecting to a ceiling system can be done ASAP! If you have the right instructions.
Now, that you have set up your ceiling speaker system, test the sound by playing your most favorite track and feel the vibes built up in the room.
Four Speaker System:
Moving along, now we have a little complex structure but with some simple tips and tricks, you can hit the home run. What is this speaker system? How am I going to connect this to my amplifier? All of your questions will be answered by the time we are done with our instructions!
- You will have to cross your speakers over at one end of the room to get a supreme stereo sound throughout your room.
- In this speaker system, the positioning of the speaker is what matters the most.
- You will essentially have to follow a daisy-chain from the first pair to the second pair (left-to-left, right-to-right)
- What comes after this is simply connecting the cables to the amplifier and getting it done in an instant.
If you are a true music fan, then this four-speaker system is something truly made for you.
The Speaker Switch Option:
This option is viable for folks who either have two pairs of speakers or one pair of speakers with a single stereo speaker.
If you have your speakers in one area and you want to hear them across in another area like your drawing room or kitchen. You can do it through a cheaper hack. Yes, this cheaper hack is a simple three-way speaker switch.
Below are some easy to follow tips to get your amplifier connects via speaker switch:
- Firstly, you will have to approach the amplifier to the switch instead of going directly to your first pair of speakers.
- Take out your amplifier outputs and go to the inputs on the switch as they are shown.
- After following this step, your outputs on your switch will run out towards your speakers.
- This is what is called a three-way switch system in the layman’s language.
In this way, you can easily pair up your amplifier to your ceiling speakers and dance to the tunes. This last hack is a very interesting one as it allows you to play through your ceiling speakers in multiple places.
This is truly one of the best DIY experiences you can have during holidays. On the other hand, you may also save some bucks by doing it yourself. So, without any further ado, get off your sofa, grab the supplies and start setting up your ceiling speakers with an amplifier.
Well, we have shared some of the trickiest ways to wire your ceiling speakers to the amplifier and get a true listening experience at home. Make sure, that you read these instructions carefully and apply them to the correct speaker system. Once you are done, you can test out the results by playing your favorite music and have the party going at your home place. If you have any suggestions about the article, feel free to pinch in! We value your suggestions.