The ultimate speaker cable?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Jeff, Feb 13, 2001.

  1. Jeff

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    Just finished making these beauties.

    QED silver cable (X2 for bi-wire)
    Kimber Kable banana plugs
    silver plated nylon shielding
    heat shrink sleeves

    I probably won't hear any difference but it was fun making them, blowtorch came if very handy!
     
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    Ah a site with lots of DIY ideas. I'd been thinking of bi-wiring for a long time. I wanted to get some sort of nylon tubing to thread the 2 sets of speaker cable through. Looking on the RS web site I found this silver plated nylon stuff that's got excellent shielding properties. Only £50 for 5 meters.

    Well the very minor speaker hiss that I had has completely gone and I can definitely hear an improvement in sound definition even if minor and now I have metalic speaker cable to go with my speakers.
     
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    Jeff,
    Where did you get all the parts from?
     
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    The QED silver £5 per meter from AudioT
    The Kimber Kable banana plugs £9 a pair from Russ Andrews (although due to an error on their part I think that I got them for free in the end)
    Silver Nylon shielding cable sleeve, £48 per 5 meter from RSWWW.COM
    Heat shrink rubber sleeving (for binding silver nylon stuff to the speaker cables) £2.50 per 12 ft from RSWWW.COM

    The cables that I created are 1.3M long and are used for front left, right and centre speakers.
     

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