What is black and white speaker wire?
Black and white are used all the time in household wiring, and in that case the black is always connected to hot, white to ground. While there is technically no positive or negative with A/C, if that standard is applied then you can expect the black to be positive (hot) , the white negative (ground to amp chassis).
Is black and white speaker wire positive?
Turn the component, such as a speaker, around to locate the two connection terminals. Black is the negative terminal. The other terminal, typically white or red, is positive.
Is the black speaker wire positive or negative?
typically, the positive wire is red and the ground, or negative, is black. However, most speaker wires don’t do colors.
Is speaker wire with white line positive or negative?
Usually* the wire with the white stripe or the dashed lines carries the “positive” (+) end, while the other, unmarked wire carries the “negative” (-) end.