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#25055 - 11/08/03 08:41 PM SPEAKER WIRE???
Richard64 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/03
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SPEAKER WIRE? WHICH TYPE SHOULD I USE FOR MY QS8? I NEED ABOUT 35FT PER SPEAKER. THANS FOR YOU INPUT.

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#25056 - 11/08/03 08:48 PM Re: SPEAKER WIRE???
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Please don't yell (ie, type in all caps).

Just get some 12 or 14 gauge wire from Home Depot, Parts Express, Radio Shack, etc. There are a number of threads 'round here about speaker wire that have huge raging arguments therein. Have fun perusing them!
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#25057 - 11/08/03 10:35 PM Re: SPEAKER WIRE???
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Yea! Any standard 12 - 16 gauge cable should be sufficient (and not too pricey either).
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#25058 - 11/08/03 10:36 PM Re: SPEAKER WIRE???
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I THINK HIS CAPS LOCK IS GLUED DOWN!

or things of that nature.
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#25059 - 11/08/03 10:49 PM Re: SPEAKER WIRE???
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Haha - Actually, that happened to a friend of mine... He spilled some soda on his laptop's keyboard, and from then on it's been different (even after we've taken it apart and cleaned it).
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#25060 - 11/09/03 12:01 AM Re: SPEAKER WIRE???
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Rich, study this often-cited article and table for info on the suggested wire gauge. As you'll see, standard lamp cord 16ga or heavier should be fine for your use.
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#25061 - 11/09/03 10:10 AM Re: SPEAKER WIRE???
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I use this one. Good quality and good price (less than $0.30/ft).

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#25062 - 11/09/03 04:51 PM Re: SPEAKER WIRE???
Richard64 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/03
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Thanks all of you for your input. SORRY for yelling, it was not intentional.

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