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RE: I don't get it.

>How could that be the case for a sealed speaker enclosure?

A sealed speaker is still a tuned resonance system. Note the difference
when you try to move your speaker's cone with the terminals floating or

>Seems to me that its very unlikely that it'd make much difference.

In your opinion, but not those of others, of course. BTW, the terminals
shorting is not as effective for midrange units and tweeters, as these
often have a series resistor in their feed from the crossover.

John Atkinson
Editor, Stereophile

Edits: 03/13/17

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