Connectivity Issues?

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Hey all
   New to the group here and looking for some help please. I recently bought
a house, the individual who had it built ran speaker wires all through out
the house behind the walls and in the ceiling while it was being built....
( cool I like this) It all comes from a distribution panel  (similar to this
http://www.smarthome.com/841001.html ) The speaker side of the wires are
just hanging wires. I would like to connect them to a wall plate for a
neater look ( simple enough right...)
   Now on to my question ( thanks for your patients) the wire he chose to
use is a solid color the insulation is brown and the wire is twisted copper
no distinguishing marks for + or - Is there a way to figure this out? Should
the + side have any amount of voltage. The wires closest to the distro box I
can ohm out and figure those out.. the ones on the other side of the house
and outside im stumped.... any suggestions?
   Thanks in advance
       Jamie



Re: Connectivity Issues?


You could hook a 9V battery to the wires and then go to the other end and
see which one is positive. Then you would know which wire is which.


Re: Connectivity Issues?


Damn...I knew there was a simple solution to this problem...I guess I was
thinking about it to hard...
    Thanks Larry

    Jamie

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Re: Connectivity Issues?


On Wed, 20 Jun 2007 07:01:27 -0500, Jamie wrote:

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You are very welcome.

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