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speaker cables

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Wedding Dress, Apr 9, 2004.

  1. Hi, I have two speaker cables laying around, can I use them to hook up my sans amp to the fx loop with out any harm? Thanks and sorry for this stupid question.
  2. seanm

    seanm I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize! Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2004
    Ottawa, Canada
    The rule is speaker cables for cabs, instrument cables for everything else!
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Yes, you can use them without damaging your equipment. You may be susceptible to a little more noise due to lack of shielding, but otherwise, you'll be fine. Just NEVER use instrument cables for speakers.
  4. pkr2


    Apr 28, 2000
    coastal N.C.
    A "little" more noise? Try it before you go to a gig with only speaker cables.

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