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#95140 - 05/19/05 04:13 PM Speaker cable?
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Which one best speaker cable for M80ti tower?
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#95141 - 05/19/05 04:19 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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It really depends on how much distance you have from your receiver/amp? I used 12gauge for my entire system, I bought a 500' roll on Ebay. Many people use 14 or 16, it really depends on how far the cable run will be...?
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#95142 - 05/19/05 04:27 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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just as a general rule...

10ft and under, 16 gauge will work.
10ft-30ft, 14 gauge.
over 30ft, i would go with 12 gauge.

and dont bother with the monster cable hype.. some good basic speaker wire from lowe's or home depot will work perfectly.

bigjohn
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#95143 - 05/19/05 04:33 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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I used pair of TARA LABS RSC Air 2 speaker cables 15ft now. Will be change this pair but no idea which one better?
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#95144 - 05/19/05 04:37 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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In reply to:

I used pair of TARA LABS RSC Air 2 speaker cables 15ft now. Will be change this pair but no idea which one better



is english a second language for you..? i ask, cause i aint sure exactly what you mean by this last post. we might be able to help you better if we could understand you.

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#95145 - 05/19/05 04:49 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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Registered: 12/10/03
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In reply to:

I used pair of TARA LABS RSC Air 2 speaker cables 15ft now. Will be change this pair but no idea which one better?


He's currently using these cables (Tara Labs RSC Air 2) and wants a boutique cable name that will be "better" than these.

Joseph - most around here hold the belief that only gauge of cable matters. Use whatever you want... if you want to reuse the cables you have - by all means. If you want to buy new cables and want a brand suggestion - you'll just spark an argument here.

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#95146 - 05/19/05 04:49 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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Oh...I mean which speaker cable good for M80ti?
I'm no idea!
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#95147 - 05/19/05 05:09 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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copper is copper
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#95148 - 05/19/05 05:43 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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Registered: 05/12/05
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Loc: Halifax, Nova Scotia
You can buy really nice cable from Axiom, at a pretty good price. With my speakers, I bought 50ft. It is all 12 gauge. Probably overkill on the length, but if I want to move them around the room, I can.

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#95149 - 05/19/05 06:20 PM Re: Speaker cable?
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Loc: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
I will order one pair cable from Axiom ^.^
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