Sub Connection!!

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  1. JamieZ

    JamieZ Stunt Coordinator

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    When I get my sub what would be the cheapest cable i could run to it. I only have a single pre out for the sub on my receiver so I guess I would only run a mono cable to the sub. I would like to get it in about 24' just in case I want to run it to the other side of the room. I don't wanna spend over 40 on a cable. I would like it to be around 25-30 dollars.

    Thanks

    Jamie
     
  2. John F. Palacio

    John F. Palacio Supporting Actor

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    Check these out.
    .http://www.knukonceptz.com/detail.asp?product_id=KLA6M
    They are stereo 6 meter cables (18 feet) since you will be running a mono feed, just peel them apart and use a "barrel" adapter (available at RS an just about anywhere for a buck or two) and you have a 36 foot cable for just about $26 + shipping
     
  3. Tom Vodhanel

    Tom Vodhanel Cinematographer

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    If your local bestbuy type store has budget composite videl cable..you might be able to pick up a nice 8m length for about $20. Composite cable usually works great because it is well shielded.

    TV
     
  4. Bob McElfresh

    Bob McElfresh Producer

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    Radio Shack 25' CATV Coax cable (with F connectors pre-installed) + 2 "F-to-RCA" adaptors: $12 at Radio Shack.
     
  5. Neil R

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    Check out rhinocables.com. They use belden 89259 teflon coax. Build quality and customer service is first rate. Took the boominess out of my sub from The monster sub cable it replaced.
     
  6. jehremy

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    Neil, How the hell does a cable do that?
     
  7. Neil R

    Neil R Agent

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    I'm not a cable expert, but have tried numerous speaker, power, digital and IC cables and found that they all sound different in my system. Cables make a big difference. My guess with the differences in the sub cables are the dielectric being teflon with a teflon cover and the best belden coax in the rhino and pvc in the monster. I use the belden 19364 & 83803 in my DIY PCs with wattgate iecs and marinco plugs and have the sound of $300 pcs. For more info on why cables do what, go to the cable asylum at audioasylum and search for john risch posts.

    My system:

    Magnepan 10.1s with modified crossovers and analysis plus cable wired directly to the panels.

    Odyssey Stratos amp.

    HK 510 receiver.

    Acoustic Zen WOW ICs.

    Acoustic zen silver photon digital

    HSU VTF-2 Sub

    Rhino sub cable

    PS Audio Ultimate Outlet

    DIY PCs
     
  8. jehremy

    jehremy Extra

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    I would really like to see a FR for your sub with your "special cable" and a cheap Radio Shack cable.
     
  9. Jason Wilcox

    Jason Wilcox Supporting Actor

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    Just get the AR performance series 25' sub cable. Easily found for around $20.
     
  10. JamieZ

    JamieZ Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks all!!

    Jamie
     

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