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Picking in wall speaker wire

just wanted to see recommendations so I can order some up.


not sure what gauge etc im looking for.

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Good rule of thumb is to use the thickest wire that your speakers will accept. Not sure if there is any strange village code for running wire in walls but who cares.

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Id go 14.

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I agree with 14ga unless you're wiring subs. Check out Monoprice's in wall stuff, works great and dirt cheap compared to MonsterRipoff.

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I agree with 14ga unless you're wiring subs. Check out Monoprice's in wall stuff, works great and dirt cheap compared to MonsterRipoff.
this, i buy all my cabling from monoprice.
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Radio Shack has good prices too for speaker wire.
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What's the application? 14 should be sufficient, monoprice.

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What's the application? 14 should be sufficient, monoprice.
Speakers on the wall, nothing crazy. 14 g tis is

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You should buy 6 gauge stranded 99.9% pure gold. Ken says he can hear the difference.




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Amazon.com has 50ft. RCA 16 Gauge Speaker Wire for $5.65.
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