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CAT 5 Speaker Cable

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Vinesh, Feb 28, 2003.

  1. Vinesh

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    I want to make some CAT 5 speaker cable.

    Do I need to strip the outer sheath, so I only have the twisted pairs of cable?

    Could I double or triple the CAT 5 cable? So I have 8 or 12 pair of twisted pair.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Vinesh

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    Ignore the stripping of the outer sheath, I can strip the top end and use heat shrink to bundle the wires together.
     
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    Why not use another cable with a bigger diameter instead of several CAT5 cables?
     
  4. Vinesh

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    Reason being, I have got a lot of spare CAT 5 cable :)
     
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    vineshc

    Best place to start before making these cables would be here (with all credit to CJROSS):

    http://forum.hifichoice.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=998

    For what its worth, I made these cables about 6 months ago and found them to be a noticeable improvement over my QED Orginal MKII Biwire cable (which cost me £5 a metre).

    Hope this helps.

    Regards

    Richard
     
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    Cheers. :)

    Excellent link :)
     

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