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How long can a subwoofer cable be before the signal degrades? Can a 50 foot cable be used?
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Sure. "Degradation" takes the form of attenuation. To counteract, just turn up the gain a bit. At 100 ft I'd start to be careful.

If you go that long you might want to look into DIY cable from RG-6 coax.

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FWIW, I've got a homebrew 40+ foot cable made from Radio Shack microphone cable (!) which works just fine. I would imagine 50 feet of decent cable would be fine. You might look at http://www.partsexpress.com for either pre-made or raw cable.
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I'm running a 50ft cable from Cobalt Cable. Absolutely no problem whatsoever.
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