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Old 03-18-2020, 05:31 PM   #1
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I am getting new speaker wire. What are the opinions on Monoprice, Install Gear and Amazon basics for speaker wire.
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Basically all speaker wire is just about the time, the only difference is the gauge. You can choose either one of those brands, it will be good. The sound quality comes from the speakers and the receiver, not the speaker wires.

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I have used this for my last few installs. No issues.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I picked this us for wiring my upcoming home cinema, and I'm very happy with it...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/AWG-16-Spea...AAAOSwdyVcYLoa
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I have Monoprice and Amazon Basics and one thing I like is that they’re coloured to indicate + or -.
The Monster wire that I had , didn’t.
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I don’t like the Amazon basic wire at all. It’s too soft and bends when trying to insert into clips or banana plugs. This Mediabridge wire is much better
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00N1...b_b_asin_title
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I have Monoprice and Amazon Basics and one thing I like is that they’re coloured to indicate + or -.
The Monster wire that I had , didn’t.
I've used Monster Cable speaker wire before, and it does have positive and negative indications. The positive wire has the white writing on the side of it, and the negative doesn't. The printing is very small but it's there. All speaker wires have pos and neg indicators, but they're different according to the brand.

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If your using in wall, it has to say cl2 rated or it will fail inspection due to fire risk.
Or if not disclosed when you sell your home, you are responsible.

Amazons does not say on the wire, it says in the literature but not on the wire.

Prime cables 14 awg cl2 rated is what I will be using in my upcoming theatre room.

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I've used Monster Cable speaker wire before, and it does have positive and negative indications. The positive wire has the white writing on the side of it, and the negative doesn't. The printing is very small but it's there. All speaker wires have pos and neg indicators, but they're different according to the brand.
Yep, you are correct.
That writing is tiny and spaced too far apart for my liking.
After running YPAO one time, it said my wiring wasn’t right and after tracing it, that was correct.
Monoprice has a blue stripe throughout the whole wire which helps not making that mistake.
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