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Running cables under floor and behind skirting board.

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by SilverPenguin7, May 27, 2004.

  1. SilverPenguin7

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    I am soon to be re-laying wooden floor and putting new skirting in my living room. Whilst I am doing this I thought it would be the perfect time to hide away some speaker cables.

    I basically need to run cables to the back of the room and to the front left and right speakers. What I need to knnow is the following:

    1) Would flat cables be best or could I use normal cables and just lay them between the underlay so as not to cause lumps in the floor?

    2) Where can I purchase speaker terminals, as you would find on the back of speakers build in to plastic squares, that I can attach to the skirting board so that I can plug the speaker cables in to these? Bi-wired ones would be preferable.

    Any otehr little tips would be welcome :)
     
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    I run cables behind the skirting itself, so nothing under carpet or the likes, I just cut a channel in the wall, ran the cables then the skiring on top to hide the channel. It allowed me to use normal cables without any issues.

    I think you can get the terminals from www.letsautomate.com if you must! I preferred just to accept cables sticking out a bit since these little terminal things arent necessarily the greatest connection

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