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Looking for a decent pair of Stereo Cables w/ Pin Connectors.

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I am using the M-Audio AV-40's and a Creative Titanium HD with upgraded amps. I ordered the RCA CL2 Rated Digital Coax Cables to go from the card to the speakers which work great, but I am now wanted to get stereo speakers to go between the speakers. I hear that using regular speaker wire is not the best in the world since the ends are open and it allows for noise and other issues. I ordered a pair of Dayton Audio SCP-6, but news to me, the banana plugs did not fit into the speakers. So I am in need of some nice pin connector cables, if anyone is able to point me to a decent pair, that would be greatly appreciated as I am having a tough time find those. Thanks in advance! thumb.gif


Edit: The only decent ones I was able to find was the Monster Ultra Series THX 1000 Speaker Cable which I don't know if they are good or not or if there is a better price/performance ratio out there.
Edited by XiCynx - 12/9/12 at 8:06am
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Wouldn't mind an answer to that question myself. I've always just used standard copper speaker wire for all my similar needs, but if there's improvement to be had, I wouldn't be adverse to knowing about it. (particularly for those setups where idio... err... technophobic people, tend to yank the speakers around and constantly fray the speaker cables)
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Pin crimp connectors aren't really very secure in spring terminals, but that wouldn't be a problem if you don't move them around.

Honestly just get yourself a short run of blue jeans cable, 16awg at least. The bigger benefit of the connectors is that the gold plating will be resistant to corrosion.

Monoprice has pin crimp connectors if you want to use them.
    
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