Surround speaker wire - under transitional piece carpet/hardwood

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  1. derek

    derek Second Unit

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    Can anyone recommend a type of wiring to use for surrounds (JBL N-series) that I can run under a transitional piece to be added between a carpeting and hardwood junction? Or something that I could possibly run directly under the carpeting? Inexpensive Home Depot or Rat Shack type stuff? TIA!
     
  2. Jeffrey R

    Jeffrey R Stunt Coordinator

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    For my surrounds, I use Radio Shack 14-guage Flat Speaker Wire. I need to run it under some carpeting, so I liked the flat aspect of it. Also, I wanted to get at least 14-guage, so it fit the bill. Everything sounds fine to me.
     
  3. Ron_L

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    it's been my experience that you don't need $200/foot cables for surround speakers. Although, they do make a " flat " speaker cable that might benefit you in your situation.
     
  4. Mark Guidry

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    I did the same thing...I got flat wire from the shop I got my B&W's from...wasn't 200/foot but it was very well priced!
     
  5. Chu Gai

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    you'll also find flat wire at partsexpress.com, happy hunting
     

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