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#154415 - 12/25/06 09:52 PM So, I just bi-wired by M80's, and...
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I can't tell the difference... back to single wire!

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#154416 - 12/25/06 09:54 PM Re: So, I just bi-wired by M80's, and... [Re: ravi_singh]
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#154417 - 12/26/06 01:03 AM Re: So, I just bi-wired by M80's, and... [Re: Wid]
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i have my 80's bi-wired as well, And no i couldnt tell a difference either... However, the 8 gauge 4 conductor cable im using is as big around as a hose, so i just decided to leave it because it looks alot better than my skinny little AQ type 4's.

And hey what the heck, differnce or not i figure the bigger the better. And no I didnt pay alot for it. Nothing infact. It was used when we had a 13KW generatator, It provided the power from the generator to our entire house. I figure it does the job.
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#154418 - 12/26/06 09:32 AM Re: So, I just bi-wired by M80's, and... [Re: Wid]
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I agree Rick, it has been discussed many times that bi-wiring does not accomplish anything that a single wire of equal AWG gives you. Bi-amping, now that is a different story.
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#154419 - 12/26/06 01:53 PM Re: So, I just bi-wired by M80's, and... [Re: SirQuack]
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And, for the record, even bi-amping is not likely to make much difference unless you are running a good electronic crossover before the amps so that you are feeding different signals into the two amps.

And even *then*, I wouldn't bother bi-amping unless you already had a big-ass amp and couldn't get anything bigger

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#154420 - 12/27/06 12:36 PM Re: So, I just bi-wired by M80's, and... [Re: bridgman]
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Mine are fake bi-wired.

I left the binding straps in place. Mainly because with my quad cable, it's a lot easier to wire to 4 posts than 2.
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#154421 - 12/27/06 01:35 PM Re: So, I just bi-wired by M80's, and... [Re: bridgman]
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Quote:

And, for the record, even bi-amping is not likely to make much difference unless you are running a good electronic crossover before the amps so that you are feeding different signals into the two amps.

And even *then*, I wouldn't bother bi-amping unless you already had a big-ass amp and couldn't get anything bigger




well, unless you are raising your cables off the ground, and the cables are very high quality. High quality cables are easy to spot-just look at the price tag-the dollar amount is actually a 1:1 representation of the signal quality the cable is rated to transport. That's why music sounds better in Canada.

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#154422 - 12/27/06 01:41 PM Re: So, I just bi-wired by M80's, and... [Re: DrunkenWolf]
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You almost had me believing you were serious there...
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