Sub Cable

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  1. DexS

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    Hi

    Need some recommendation for sub cable. Let me know what you guys are using.

    Thanks
     
  2. Bill Kane

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    Dex,

    First, you will want to use a shielded coaxial type cable. The most commonly available is RG-6 (used in all cableTV applications). Since RG-6 usually comes with F-connectors already attached, we look for F-to-RCA adapters. I find them fort under $4U.S. at a Radio Shack store.

    Since many electronics come from Singapore assembly plants, however, it should be just as easy to find a coax cable in the local market, already terminated in RCA pins, in a length you need for your room.
     
  3. JustinG

    JustinG Stunt Coordinator

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    Yep, RG6 is the way to go.

    In my house that is being built, the sub is wired with coax. I ordered the F-connectors to terminate the lines, and also a female to female F to RCA adapter. The adapter will go into a wall plate on either end of the cable. I'll use a regular rca to patch from receiver to wall and wall to sub.
     
  4. DaleBesh

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    While not a huge Monster fan, their better series of subwoofer cable is quite impressive IMHO.
    It is neutral color to be less obvious in long runs, well shielded, and good construction.
    As a bonus it is very flexible and has a small cross-section vs. stiffer coax you can't keep against a wall.


    You can find significantly discounted.


    http://www.monstercable.com/productPage.asp?pin=1061
     
  5. Steve_Wingman

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    RG6 with copper braid. I had a spool and just soidered on some Rat Shack gold plated RCA's
    -Steve
     

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