Using Monster Superflat mini speaker with Martin Logan SL3

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  1. Michael John

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    Would using Monster cable superflat mini speaker cables with Martin Logan SL3 be harmful? Could a smaller gauger cable damage the speakers?

    The speaker cable length would be 25ft. I think the Monster superflat mini is about 16 gauge.

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    Michael
     
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    What is the nominal impedance of the speaker? 16 will be pushing it if it is anything less than 8 Ohm. It won't necessarily damage the speaker, but it will affect the sound.
     
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    double post
     
  4. Michael John

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    The speakers are 4 ohms. What if I double up on the wire?
     
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    The minimum impedance of the SL3 is 1.5 ohm. Granted, it's at 20 KHz.

    this chart may be helpful.
     
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    Nice. Useful chart.
     

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