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Amp cable question

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by q1014, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. q1014


    Aug 17, 2007
    what do u think a good length speaker cable should be (3 ft 6ft etc) becuz im working on putting together my first rig and im just wondering about the small things o and what about speakon
  2. I chose Speakon!
  3. ggunn


    Aug 30, 2006
    Austin, TX
    You'll never hear any difference between a 3 foot speaker cable and a 6 foot one.
  4. nubs


    Mar 1, 2005
    so, my suggestion is get the length you need, why carry around any more than necessary.
  5. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Inactive

    I use Speakons exclusively. My cable lengths are fairly long as at times I'll put one of my cabs on each side of the drums. As I am driving 4Ω loads and sometimes 2Ω I use 10 gauge cable I bought at an auto sound store. For anything less than about ten feet 16 gauge will do fine.

  6. Fretlessboy


    Nov 29, 2007
    St Augustine Florida
    Endorsing artist GENZ BENZ/HERCULES STANDS/XSonics
    I only run Speakon... I had them made so there is enough line to make it from head to cabinet without being snug. I hate having the back of my rog look like Medusa's head. Plus if you carry 2 10 foot cables to go 3 feet you are addinbg more weight to your cable bag
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