Digital Coaxial Cable be used for Subwoofer

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  1. Norman L

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    Can Digital Coaxial Cable be used for Subwoofer cable?

    Subwoofer cable has RCA ends and top grade cable.

    Is it overkill to use digital cable?

    Must Subwoofer cable be RCA-75 Ohm- RCA?

    Is AR Performance Series Subwoofer cable OK? It is not CoAX.
     
  2. Shane G

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    I use the AR subwoofer cable, it works just fine. There is no real need to use digital coax cable at all for subs, except for maybe really long runs. It would work just fine, if that is what you want.

    The AR's are shielded and use quality goldplated terminations, I've found them quite adequate without going too overboard in price.
     
  3. GabrielC

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    Same here, I'm using an AR sub cable that I got for free with my first sub, works fine...
     
  4. KyleRoussel

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    Can you plug an AR sub cable into the JBL PB12?
     
  5. Brian Bunge

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    "Sub" cables are a misnomer. Any quality RCA cable will work fine. Even a Radio Shack Gold Series cable will be more than enough.

    Brian
     
  6. Doug Drake

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    I think if it is a long run you might want to use a shielded cable, like a video cable (or Radio Shack Gold audio cables), just to help protect the signal from interference en route.

    Doug
     

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