home theatre wiring question

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  1. Derek_P

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    when running speaker wire in your walls...what gauge would you reccomend?
     
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    What distance are you running the wire?
     
  3. Derek_P

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    umm... fronts about 10 feet each or so... rears about 20-25 feet of cable i would think
     
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    I used 14 ga stranded for my surround and rear channels.
     
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    I always recommend 12 gauge OFC (Oxygen Free Copper) for such installations. I used it in mine and it is flexible and large enough for most possible future needs.

    There are lots of sources for such wires (Home Depot, etc.) I used SOUNDKING wire from Parts Express HERE. Around $0.30 - $0.40 per foot depending on quantity. Well worth it, IMHO.

    Good luck.
     

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