Bi-wire my HTD Level 3's?

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  1. Todd Pricer

    Todd Pricer Auditioning

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    Hello,
    I'm wondering if anyone here can give some recommendations on bi-wiring my speakers (either for or against). I have HTD Level Three 5.1 setup (with Towers in front) and they are set up to bi-wire.
    I have an Onkyo 595 receiver.
    Should I or should I not bi-wire my speaker setup? Also, anyone have any good links on how to do this, as I haven't found any good explanations on how exactly this is done...
    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. John Sully

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    IMHO, buy-wiring is a crock. It might be worth it if you are using 22AWG wire, but you shouldn't be doing that anyway. Otherwise it is just a waste of money, and if you have long runs it can be a waste of several hundred dollars.
     
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    No... just use decent sized wiring (14 or 12 gauge should be fine). Home Depot is a good source (audio specific wiring is not required either)...
     
  4. Todd Pricer

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    Okay, I won't bi-wire my speakers. But what about bi-amping them? The HTD Level Three's can be bi-amped, too, according to the manual. Do you think it would be worth the additional cost? My initial inclination is to think it wouldn't be that much better or different for the amount it would cost to do it.
     

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