Length on audio wires?

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  1. Jeff Adams

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    I am getting ready to buy some new audio cables and want to get some longer cables. The only ones I am buying are 1 coax digital cable and 3 sets of audio cables for my dvd audio player. How long is too long? 6-9 ft is all I am looking at. That length should be okay without loosing any quality right?
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    Yes.
     
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    voice of chandler from friends...
    "Could Saurav *be* a little more succinct?"
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  4. Jeff Adams

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    I don't think so Ted. That's as short and to the point as it gets. But thanks. I think thats all I needed.
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    If you go to the Belden or Canare web sites, they give data about signal loss vs frequency for many of their coax.
    Most of these graphs start at higher frequency than audio will reach (and it's the higher frequencies that roll off, not the lower ones).
    The data is collected by rolling out 100 feet of coax and injecting signal and measuring the reduction at the other end.
    Your 6-9 feet for audio cables should not be a problem.
     

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