Making cables for Sub woofer?

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  1. DennisH

    DennisH Auditioning

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    Any experts out there that can advise me on making my own interconnect cables for my PW2200 subwoofer? I'd rather make my own than pay a %500 markup to have Monster make it for me. Thanks.
     
  2. Christian Dolan

    Christian Dolan Stunt Coordinator

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    Shielded coax should do the trick. If the run is long, you might want to go for multiple shields (I believe the max is quad-shielded). I made some cables with Canare coax and have had no complaints.

    -Christian
     
  3. Bob McElfresh

    Bob McElfresh Producer

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    There is little special about a subwoofer cable over an ordinary interconnect. You can buy one of the 20 foot video cables from Radio Shack and use it.

    When I was playing around with placement on my sub, I bought a 25' CATV coax cable with F connectors installed and added 2 "F-to-RCA" adaptors. When I finally found the final position, a 6 foot video cable is now being used.

    Yes, you can make your own cable and I do love the Canare plugs and coax. But you really need about $200 in tools to do the job right.

    Hope this helps.
     
  4. Danny Arborak

    Danny Arborak Auditioning

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    I used Beldon 89259 (coax,with teflon insulation and jacket),then installed locking RCA's on both ends..works like a charm.
     

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