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Offline Dolby

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Speaker Cable for surrounds
« on: May 18, 2018, 02:54:24 PM »
Hi,

I want to connect my Monitor Audio RSFX properly for surround. I'm really not too phased about my surround channels, as they're really just for Netflix or Playstation 4. I'd probably look at 40m or so.

Anyone know where I can get a roll of something tomorrow?

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Re: Speaker Cable for surrounds
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2018, 03:21:25 PM »
Builders warehouse. Just don't get the really cheap thinnest stuff.
Expensive cables come in fancy silk lined wooden boxes to make you feel better about spending a fortune on them.

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Re: Speaker Cable for surrounds
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2018, 05:16:38 PM »
Yes they have the thicker cable for R8 a meter that works fine

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Re: Speaker Cable for surrounds
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2018, 05:56:31 PM »
I bought a 100m 1.5mm twin flex red\black at my local build it for R660 a few months ago. Standard electrical cable.

looks like this :
http://shop.rabtron.co.za/catalog/ripcord-twin-core-redblack-15mm-metre-p-4734.html

I use the same cable just 4mm for my mains.

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Re: Speaker Cable for surrounds
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2018, 06:36:06 PM »
Makro had 20m and 50m rolls of Ultra Link speaker cables a little while ago.
Think it was around R500 for the 50m roll which is what I have used for surround cables
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Re: Speaker Cable for surrounds
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2018, 07:00:30 PM »
Got myself monster cable 3mm last week at Zakspeed in Woodmead.

https://www.zakspeed.co.za/audiopipe-i-pipe-product/ripcord-30mmmonster-100m

Got myself the 50m roll for R650ish
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Re: Speaker Cable for surrounds
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2018, 07:04:20 PM »
Thanks guys !

At least I have a ball park !