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Yes you can do it, but in your case, the only benefit would be more power since two channels will be going to one speaker instead of just one channel. More power is always good if the speakers can handle it. I'd try it just to see how it sounds, but I'm the experimental type.
    
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When the bridge is removed and the speaker wire is placed only on the bottom two terminals, sound only comes out of the woofer. when only the top two terminals are connected, sound only comes out of the tweeter/midrange..

I use two sets of speaker outputs from my amp to take advantage of bi wiring. Sort of the same thing happens. Speaker "A" plays the tweeter only, and speaker "B" plays the woofer only. I'm using Audioquest CV-8 (with DBS) for the tweeters and Audioquest Type 4 for the woofers.
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I found the pictue of the cross-over.

    
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External crossovers? I bet they sound incredible.
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I use two sets of speaker outputs from my amp to take advantage of bi wiring. Sort of the same thing happens. Speaker "A" plays the tweeter only, and speaker "B" plays the woofer only. I'm using Audioquest CV-8 (with DBS) for the tweeters and Audioquest Type 4 for the woofers.

I never thought of doing that. My receiver also has an A/B switch but only one set may be used at a time. However there is also the typical surround channel that work when the receiver is set to 6 channel input.

I wonder if I can use two RCA cable splitters to send the signal from the cd player to the 6 channel inputs (Front + Rear input) instead of the CD input. What this should do is bypass any DSP used by the receiver and then send the surround speaker outputs to the woofers, and the front speaker outputs to the tweeter/midrange and set the speaker size to small.
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External crossovers? I bet they sound incredible.

They are internal.

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The Polk LSi9's are 34 pound bookshelf speakers that need stands/
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