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Silly question.....

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Stonedog, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. Stonedog

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    ok a real noob question))))

    is the sound quality affected from a speaker if the speaker wire connected to it is not one piece? but is instead 2 pieces joined together?

    ive buried some speaker wire in the wall but now decided (read that as THE WIFE has decided) to move the speaker slightly thus i could do with a couple feet more give on the cable..........
    its a front speaker from the KEF 5005 set for my home cinema if that makes a difference)

    thanks
     
  2. Ian J

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    The purists would suggest that joining speaker cable isn't a good idea but whether or not us ordinary mortals could hear the difference is another matter.
     
  3. eviljohn2

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    I've certainly never noticed a difference. Ideally connect the 2 ends together and then seal them with electrical tape or some heatshrink tubing with the adhesive on the inside.
     
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    Solder the connection so it cannot corrode due to humidity or sweat transferred from your hands.
    Use some heatshrink or tape to cover the connection (but remember to put the heatshrink before soldering!).
     

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