Basic cable question....


Active Member
Hi looking at getting a new system ready for our new house and i've got a quick question.

Say i'm running cable to the rear speakers and one is 3' away from the amp and the other is 6' away will i need to run 2 6ft runs or can I run as much as I need then adjust the sound on the amp?

Once again sorry what is a very basic question!!




Distinguished Member
Do not get hung up on speaker cable lengths, the sound only gets affected if you are mearsuring in miles not feet.


Novice Member
As above, dont fall into the trap of thinking a few feet will make any difference................because it wont.

Shops may try to sell you equal lengths, either dont let them or walk away if they try to insist.



Active Member
Thats what I thought I just wanted to make sure as i'll be putting the cables into the wall!

So now I just need to choose a new hdmi amp, dvd player and some speakers! (can't wait!)

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