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speaker cable questions

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by McCalister999, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. Maybe this isn't the right place, for this I just got my first head and cab and I have no idea what kind of cable I need to use. Is particular to each amp, or is there a general cable that works for "any"? Any help is greatly appreciated :D
  2. fretlessrock

    fretlessrock Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2002
    You need a speaker cable with the correct connectors at each end. The common options are banana plug pairs, 1/4" mono plug, and Speakon Plug.

    Just get a cable with one end to match the output on your amp, and the other to match the input on your cab. Since you didn't say what amp or what cab i have no idea what it is that you actually need.
  3. I have a Peavey Mark VI and an Avater 210
  4. amistybleu


    Jan 15, 2006
    Thornton, CO
    Standard 1/4" Phone Jack designed for use with speakers
  5. 62bass


    Apr 3, 2005
    Also, use the heaviest guage speaker cable you can find and keep it as short as possible. And always carry a spare.
  6. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Moved to amps