HTiB's & Speaker Wire

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  1. Jon.M

    Jon.M Stunt Coordinator

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    I just got my brother a Yamaha YHT-100 for his birthday. I'll be going over to his place to set it up next weekend. I've read that most of these HTiB's use fairly cheap speaker wire. Should I bring some heavier gauge wire and if so, how heavy?
     
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    Probably don't need more than 16ga. unless you have long runs for the surrounds, in which case 14 should take care of everything.
     
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    Sometimes these HTIB systems use proprietary connectors on the speaker wire. If so, you’re hosed.

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    Wayne A. Pflughaupt
     
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    These are standard connections, Wayne. I already have some 16-gauge wire, so I'll bring it with me. Thanks.
     

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