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Unique ways of improving sound [message #85929] Thu, 24 August 2017 13:33 Go to next message
moss24  is currently offline moss24
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I read somewhere that one way of boosting the sound output is by getting rid of the bellwire speaker cables that come in the box. What's the reasoning behind this?
Re: Unique ways of improving sound [message #85935 is a reply to message #85929 ] Thu, 24 August 2017 21:43 Go to previous messageGo to next message
nigelwright7557  is currently offline nigelwright7557
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I use 13 amp mains cable for my speaker leads and speaker internal wiring. Its low resistance so you don't have much losses in the cables.
Re: Unique ways of improving sound [message #85942 is a reply to message #85935 ] Fri, 25 August 2017 09:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Wayne Parham  is currently offline Wayne Parham
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I like using large gauge stranded speaker wire too, and for the same reason.

Re: Unique ways of improving sound [message #85953 is a reply to message #85942 ] Fri, 25 August 2017 18:30 Go to previous messageGo to next message
gofar99  is currently offline gofar99
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Hi, i use 12 gauge stranded copper wire for my systems. Low loss is the reason. Boutique wire is not necessary.


Good Listening
Bruce
Re: Unique ways of improving sound [message #85959 is a reply to message #85929 ] Sat, 26 August 2017 01:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
sawyer25  is currently offline sawyer25
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Wow, I've never imagined that low resistance could be an issue. Is it the case that all the wires that come with these systems are standardized? If that's it, then I'm replacing the ones I have ASAP.
Re: Unique ways of improving sound [message #86297 is a reply to message #85929 ] Tue, 10 October 2017 14:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
WorkingWoman2017  is currently offline WorkingWoman2017
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Good information. I would have ever thought of the low resistance being an issue with the box cables either. I'll be upgrading all my cables soon anyway!
Re: Unique ways of improving sound [message #86306 is a reply to message #85929 ] Wed, 11 October 2017 11:47 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Zohanna  is currently offline Zohanna
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Thanks for this little tidbit of great information. I am trying to upgrade the sound a bit and I was thinking that my cables were the culprit of my "not so great" sound. I'll try new cables.
Re: Unique ways of improving sound [message #86311 is a reply to message #85929 ] Thu, 12 October 2017 12:34 Go to previous message
Ziggy  is currently offline Ziggy
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I have often thought that the cables that they include in the box with the system might not be the best on the block but I would never have guessed that it was ruining my sound. Lesson learned.
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