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£1 per meter speaker cable?

Discussion in 'audio' started by Bigbobby666, Dec 20, 2017.

  1. Bigbobby666

    Bigbobby666 pfm Member

    Several suggestions for this. Makes sense!
     
  2. Martyn Miles

    Martyn Miles pfm Member

    Perhaps sense will prevail into 2018 and we’ll have no more annoying cable threads.
     
  3. IceG

    IceG pfm Member

    This is the least annoying cable thread ever, length, price, colour - what else could matter?
     
  4. droodzilla

    droodzilla pfm Member

    I use Shark OFC copper cable with my speakers. I believe a roll of 20 metres cost me about £15 from Maplins. Fit and forget.
     
  5. Fudgemaster

    Fudgemaster pfm Member

    Meter = a device for flow measurement, as in gas, electricity, water meter.
    Metre = a unit of length.
     
  6. Colonel_Mad

    Colonel_Mad pfm Member

    Meatier = something that has more meat in it or substance to it.
     
  7. Ragaman

    Ragaman Mentalist

  8. marktr

    marktr Registered User

    Maplins 'Black Drum'. £11.99 for 20 metre's, 60p per metre. Marvellous!
     
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  9. Martyn Miles

    Martyn Miles pfm Member

    metres.
     
  10. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    You seem to have found your metier.
     
  11. Martyn Miles

    Martyn Miles pfm Member

    Yes, I wonder where it had gone...
     
  12. Fudgemaster

    Fudgemaster pfm Member

    o_O great sight, this.
     
  13. Bigbobby666

    Bigbobby666 pfm Member

    So turned out I had enough left from an armoured cable that I bought to connect the outhouse to the main house. So I've stripped the wire out of this to use. Let's see how we go!
     
  14. westsea

    westsea Retirement present

  15. suzywong

    suzywong Wot, no electrons?

    Bell wire from Amazon is 5 metres for three quid.
     
  16. Jonathan

    Jonathan pfm Member

    canare 4s11 - a nice replacement for NACA5 also
     
  17. Jonathan

    Jonathan pfm Member

    i've just wired up some speakers in the kitchen using CAT5 but I'm wondering if this is what just blew up my Exposure XX amplfiier! I'd kind of forgotten about the cable compatibility issue - though the capacitance seems quite low with this stuff ...
     
  18. Robert M

    Robert M pfm Member

    Did you mix up any of the cores?
     
  19. Arkless Electronics

    Arkless Electronics Trade: Amp design and repairs.

    Twin and earth... 1mm for very short runs up to 3-4metres, 2.5mm for longer runs.
     
  20. Guest432

    Guest432 Guest

    Cat5 would be fairly high capacitance as it is twisted pair.
     

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