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Old 04-04-2008   #20
Butch
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Default Re: Shorten my speaker cables?

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Originally Posted by SoundsGr8tome View Post
Conventional Wisdom is: Use SHORTER spkr cable and LONGER interconnects, if
a choice must be made between the two. The only performance exception is if you are using
a passive pre-amp. So.....

KEEP the longer cables and sell them.
USE/buy shorter speaker cables (the same brand and model if you are satisfied with them).
Buy GOOD WINE with the difference!
ENJOY the MUSIC and the WINE!
I've always heard that interconnects should be short (1-2 meters)and speaker cables long(3 to 4 meters). The reasoning being that the low level signals carried by interconnects are influenced to a larger degree by external forces than the higher level signals present in speaker cable. Have I been mislead?
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