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Here we go
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I am thinking of running my speaker cable through the lounge wall, into the garage, along the garage wall and back into the lounge to connect to the speakers. Reasons for doing this is to have the cables out of sight.

Now the question is, is this going to affect sound quality,

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No.

Only hide your speakers cables if they arecheap and ugly.

If they cost alot have them firmly on show.

Yeah baby i'm on my way to audiophool hell:dude:

 

The Swedish Chef

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i wouldn't imagine so, unless your garage was either damp or the length of a football pitch or ran next to a high voltage cable
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could hurt your wallet though.

also brings up the debate of "should speaker cable length be the same each side":minikiev:

 

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The Swedish Chef wrote:

i wouldn't imagine so, unless your garage was either damp or the length of a football pitch or ran next to a high voltage cable
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could hurt your wallet though.

also brings up the debate of "should speaker cable length be the same each side":minikiev:
It will be no more than 4 or 5 metres. It will run behind the lounge wall as they are adjoining walls. I should imagine running next to the lounge wall should help keep it a little warmer. I suppose I could always run some insulating foam or something round it to make sure its dry and again a little warmer,

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Duvet wrote:

No. Only hide your speakers cables if they arecheap and ugly.

If they cost alot have them firmly on show.

Yeah baby i'm on my way to audiophool hell:dude:
It will be either Naca 5 or Chord Epic, its not going to be "expensive " cable,

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Polarbear wrote:

Duvet wrote:
No. Only hide your speakers cables if they arecheap and ugly.

If they cost alot have them firmly on show.

Yeah baby i'm on my way to audiophool hell:dude:
It will be either Naca 5 or Chord Epic, its not going to be "expensive " cable,

Regards

PB
Hide it then:D

 

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Duvet wrote:

Polarbear wrote:
Duvet wrote:
No. Only hide your speakers cables if they are cheap and ugly.

If they cost alot have them firmly on show.

Yeah baby i'm on my way to audiophool hell:dude:
It will be either Naca 5 or Chord Epic, its not going to be "expensive " cable,

 

Regards

 

PB
Hide it then:D
Nah - if its Naca5 throw it away :raoflmfao:

 

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Papa Lazarou wrote:

Duvet wrote:
Polarbear wrote:
Duvet wrote:
No. Only hide your speakers cables if they arecheap and ugly.

If they cost alot have them firmly on show.

Yeah baby i'm on my way to audiophool hell:dude:
It will be either Naca 5 or Chord Epic, its not going to be "expensive " cable,

Regards

PB
Hide it then:D
Nah - if its Naca5 throw it away :raoflmfao:
:flasher:

 

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no problem - i took my speaker cable through wall, to the greatoutdoorsthen sheathed it in heavy duty plastic tubing before bringing it back in on the other side of the chimney breast about 4m - no discernable difference at all - mind you cable lengths are equal !

Liam

 

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Cheers Liam, my speaker lengths will be equal as well,

Regards

PB

 

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Some Naim Nac 4 or Nac 5 (which I cannot remember but it was black) spent a few years used to wire up an Antenna at my old work location, outside and exposed to the elements, I ended up taking it down to wire up the work stereo and it still sounded OK.

 

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I don't think it would be a problem.. Im about to bury my cable under either the carpet or the floorboards. If I go the later route mine will be exposed to a bit of cold too

 

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Hide the cheap cable away in the garage and get some hose pipe and paint it to look like real high end stuff and have that on show instead.
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ClassikFan wrote:

Hide the cheap cable away in the garage and get some hose pipe and paint it to look like real high end stuff and have that on show instead.
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I like the sound of that
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ClassikFan

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Polarbear wrote:

ClassikFan wrote:
Hide the cheap cable away in the garage and get some hose pipe and paint it to look like real high end stuff and have that on show instead.
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I like the sound of that
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This upgrade is bound to make a big difference to the sound!

 

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I am sure it will make a huge difference to my crapy Naim system
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ClassikFan

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ClassikFan wrote:

Polarbear wrote:
ClassikFan wrote:
Hide the cheap cable away in the garage and get some hose pipe and paint it to look like real high end stuff and have that on show instead.
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I like the sound of that
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This upgrade is bound to make a big difference to the sound!
On second thoughts just thread the cheap cable through the hose pipe and you are there without having to drill through any walls.

 

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