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So I am wondering what is the best bang for your buck cables? I know there is a difference between something like Audioquest and Mediabridge however there is a huge grey area. Could someone point me in the right direction?

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Subwoofer Cable 8ft and under
Speaker cable 10ft and under
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post #2 of 6
I've used this from Monoprice and it's pretty good.
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http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/w...moonshine.html
and
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...7#post19717677

Using microphone cable is also a good inexpensive option, and shielded to boot.

Really though bog standard 16 gauge is good enough 95% of the time.
post #4 of 6
This would be fine for a subwoofer cable as well. The 10' variant is $4.17.

Shielding for speaker wire is unnecessary because the signal is high current, so there isn't an issue with interference. If you twist each end of the speaker wire before plugging it into the speaker/amp, you'll eliminate any unwanted "noise" pickup. With such a short run of cable, you won't have any problems.

Shielding is a nice option for interconnect cables, but if you're using an AVR with LFE output, it will be digital, so there is no need for shielding.
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monoprice
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or blue jeans cable

anything else is pointless
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post #6 of 6
I'm using some Belden speaker wire and it's some of the best I've found. Better than Canare IMO.
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