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Need long subwoofer cable


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#1 of 10 OFFLINE   Dave_La

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Posted August 25 2003 - 07:59 AM

I'm trying to run my sub to the back of my living room approximately 25ft. Where can I buy it that long or can I make it myself using coax cable. If I can, what kind of coax. Thanks.

#2 of 10 OFFLINE   DarrinH

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Posted August 25 2003 - 08:27 AM

RG6 coax will work fine.
I have somewhere around a 25' RG6 coax cable that I did myself for my SVS.
No problems at all, just make sure you get the ends crimped on correctly.
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#3 of 10 OFFLINE   Bill Kane

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Posted August 25 2003 - 05:00 PM

OR just buy the 25-foot RG6 black coax at RadioShak for $7 and add two F-to-RCA adapters for <$5. Works great.

#4 of 10 OFFLINE   Bob Bartlett

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Posted August 25 2003 - 10:30 PM

Ditto what Bill said that is exactly what I did and it works great.

#5 of 10 OFFLINE   Mark Rich

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Posted August 26 2003 - 01:18 AM

Check out one of the Teflon based Belden 89259, 1695a or 1506a
Then either use Canare crimp on connectors or solder on a decent RCA of your choice.
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#6 of 10 OFFLINE   DaleBesh

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Posted August 26 2003 - 04:02 AM

I like the Monster sub cables for the flexibility, neutral color, and what appears to be very good construction. And an easy cable to snake along walls.

#7 of 10 OFFLINE   Dave_La

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Posted August 26 2003 - 10:58 PM

Got it boys, thanks for the expertise. I know what I need to do.

#8 of 10 OFFLINE   Chu Gai

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Posted August 27 2003 - 12:25 AM

And that is? Drum roll please!

#9 of 10 OFFLINE   Mathew Shelby

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Posted August 27 2003 - 01:21 AM

Before you do that, check out a 25 foot long subwoofer cable I got for $14 @ P.E.

#10 of 10 OFFLINE   scott>sau

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Posted September 09 2003 - 01:51 PM

RG6Q (quad shielded) is what I prewire subs with.