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I'm thinking of connecting a subwoofer driver like this

 

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and the endings of two speaker wires like the following:

 

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Note: The driver's manufacturer says the unit has "Large binding posts for heavy gauge wire."

 

Are there adapters/plugs with or without speaker wires that can go between these two types of connectors?

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That woofer has good connectors on it just run bare wire to it. Why do you want to use those spade type connectors?

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14 minutes ago, ricktate said:

That woofer has good connectors on it just run bare wire to it. Why do you want to use those spade type connectors?

 

The wires coming out of my old amp have these spade type connectors that attach to the original woofer I have. The connectors on the original woofer look like the connectors in the woofer below:

 

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If I could,  I want to retain the original connectivity between the old amp and the original woofer because I may eventually decide to keep using the original woofer.

 

 

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Do you have soldering equipment and experience?  Do you have a proper crimping tool for those "spade" connectors?  Unless the answer to at least one of the foregoing questions is yes, I recommend avoiding the "spade" connectors.

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Cut the spades off, use bare wire and install some new connectors if you install the old woofer.

 

Another option is to get some male spade connections to match the female ends you have, simply unhook as needed.

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Like Jason said....just make a set of wires for the new woofer with spade lugs on them to attach the original wires to.

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I don't see where you'd use the spade connectors on the new driver.  If you push the top of the wire connector down (they're spring loaded) a hole will appear in the side.  Just slip the bare wire through the hole and release the connector.  The spring will hold the wire tight.  It'll never come loose in normal operation.  You can always crimp new ends on in the future if you want to switch back.

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4 hours ago, jason str said:

Another option is to get some male spade connections to match the female ends you have, simply unhook as needed.

 

Thank you for this link, jason str. I think I can make short (~2") patch cables by crimping/soldering these connectors on one side and leaving the other side bare.

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Update:

 

The seller of the driver just responded to my question what would be the easiest way to connect the old speaker wires. His answer:

 

"You should be able to slide those connectors right onto the subwoofer binding post."

 

I ordered one. I'll see if he is right.

 

Thank you all for your suggestions. Good to know I have a few options.

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