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post #1 of 6
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OK, I've been using surround-sound in my room for a while (based on my PC, of couse ) and now I'm planning to make it semi-permanant. (i.e. routing the wires under the carpet and behind the baseboards, instead of everything laying on my floor.) My question is, if I need to extend the wires, can I just cut into them, strip them, and splice in a longer wire, or do I need to use a certain kind of wire?
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post #2 of 6
should be fine with close to the same gauge wire.
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post #3 of 6
If your just adding a couple feet then yes. If it is adding a lot then you might want a fatter wire.
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post #4 of 6
Make sure to solder them on and not just connect them. You can just buy an extender from like radio shack for $5 and have the wires go around the edge of your room in a square, thats what I plan on doing when I get my Z-5300e
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If I use larger gauge wire, will it cause a problem? NM, thanks Busa.

EDIT: Rep+ for everyone, I'm going to start working on it now.
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Larger gauge? Wouldn't that have a higher resistance? im pretty sure you want to get as close as you can to the same gauge, but if you can't; go larger and not smaller. Busa please explain what you mean by a fatter wire.
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