How Do You Hook Up Wireless Speakers?

Imagine doing away with those unsightly wires snaking along the floor and walls to your speakers. Wouldn't it be great to pick up a speaker and move it to a spot that looks and sounds the best? Wireless speakers offer the kind of flexibility that home theater owners prefer. That is particularly the case when setting up the rear speakers for surround sound. It is easy to install and no more headaches trying to wire your room.

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Rocketfish RF-WHTIB Wireless Speaker Kit

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Connect the speaker cord to the right surround speaker terminal of your home theater amplifier by inserting the red speaker wire to the red positive (+) terminal. Insert the black speaker wire to the black (-) terminal.

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Connect the second speaker cord to the left surround speaker terminal of your home theater amplifier in the same manner as described in Step 1.

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Attach the other end of the right speaker cord to the transmitter of the wireless speaker system by inserting the red speaker wire to the red positive (+) terminal. Insert the black speaker wire to the black (-) terminal.

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Attach the other end of the left speaker cord to the transmitter of the wireless speaker system in the same manner as described in Step 3.

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Plug the AC adapter into a power outlet, then connect the other end into the transmitter power socket.

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Position the wireless transmitter on a level surface or on a wall. Be sure there are no obstructions in front of the transmitter that could prevent efficient communication with the wireless receiver.

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Connect the right surround speaker cord to the wireless receiver by inserting the red speaker wire to the red positive (+) terminal. Insert the black speaker wire to the black (-) terminal.

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Connect the left surround speaker cord to the wireless receiver in the same manner as described in Step 1.

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Connect the other end of the right speaker cord to the right surround speaker by attaching the red speaker wire to the red positive (+) terminal and the black speaker wire to the black negative (-) terminal.

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Connect the other end of the left speaker cord to the left surround speaker as described in Step 3.

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Plug the AC adapter into a power outlet, then connect the other end into the receiver power socket.

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Mount the right and left surround speakers as recommended in your home theater user manual.

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Position the wireless receiver on a level surface or on a wall. Be sure there are no obstructions in front of the receiver that could prevent efficient communication with the wireless transmitter.