4. Re: Red is Right etc.
"Lou Judson" inaudio
Sat Sep 29, 2007 8:22 am ((PDT))
Seems most standards are arbitrary, except the only multi color that
makes sense to me is the spectrum - I never was able to memorize the
numbers associated with the resistor colors, but learned the sequence
of the spectrum while editing radio programs with Buckminster Fuller -
he would rattle them off so fast that to sort them out I found it
memorized! Similar to the resistor code, as in the hosa example I
quoted a moment ago.
But I'd take purple any time for personal preference and love of bass!
Lou Judson =95 Intuitive Audio =95 415-883-2689
On Sep 29, 2007, at 4:17 AM, Greg Simmons wrote:
> The Consumer Electronics Association recommends the following standard
> for consumer 5.1 applications, which is:
> Front Right speaker: Red
> Front Left speaker: White
> Center Channel: Green
> Left Surround (side): Blue
> Right Surround (side): Gray
> Left Back Surround: Brown
> Right Back Surround: Tan
> Subwoofer Line-Level Output (RCA): Purple
> Nice to know that standards exist. Personally, for multichannel work,
> I'm happy to follow the resistor colour code, using heatshrink tubing
> (like umashankar, I already know it - in fact, it's burnt into my
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