Answer this about sub cable please...

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Keir H, Jul 30, 2001.

  1. Keir H

    Keir H Second Unit

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    Since it's often said that "any" rca cable would do for a sub connection, what makes a sub cable a "sub cable" then? How different are they from basic rca or RG-6 cables? thanks in advance.
     
  2. Tom Vodhanel

    Tom Vodhanel Cinematographer

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    Usually the *sub* cables have a couple layers of shielding to eliminate the chances of interference for long line level runs.
    I use very generic looking video(composite) cabling for a lot of my subwoofer apps....it also works fine.
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  3. Ron Reda

    Ron Reda Cinematographer

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    From what I understand, AC interference (40hz?) falls within the frequency range that most subs cover, so that's why most sub cables are shielded.
     

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