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Going to hook up my new sub woofer today needed a cable but me a sub woofer cable looks like generic RCA cable have 1 million Laying around or I have an old component video cable and that that also looks like it would work what you guys think
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I'm sure any old cable will work fine.

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A well shielded 75ohm cable should do the job....I would pass on the generic ones you have. If you need any more tho
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Use whatever generic RCA-to-RCA cable you have on hand. If you find or feel that it's not working quite right for you, buy something like this from Monoprice.com.
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A well shielded 75ohm cable should do the job....I would pass on the generic ones you have. If you need any more tho

+1

Information on this site should be required reading for anyone seeking cables:
http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/subwoofer/index.htm

BTW, I use LC-1 cable. Great build quality and quite durable.
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Running the monoprice to both my subs now, seem to be well built.

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A well shielded 75ohm cable should do the job....I would pass on the generic ones you have. If you need any more tho

75 ohms is a myth. Any RCA or coax like RJ6 will work perfectly. Some people don't agree but one member who does reviews for Stereophile magazine says ohms don't matter.
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