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I'm converting a detached garage into a theater. The person doing my theater installation was suggesting running the speaker wire outside, then up and under the eaves, and most of the run outside.

He was saying to get externally-rated wire.

Is there a specific code for that? Is there "externally-rated" speaker wire?

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I'm converting a detached garage into a theater. The person doing my theater installation was suggesting running the speaker wire outside, then up and under the eaves, and most of the run outside.


You have a lazy installer. Why aren't you running it in the walls where it will be protected?
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Well, he's more of a handyman than an installer....

OK, so running speaker wire outside is kindof weird. OK, that's fine. I'll have him run it through the walls / ceiling.

Thanks!

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Well, he's more of a handyman than an installer....

OK, so running speaker wire outside is kindof weird. OK, that's fine. I'll have him run it through the walls / ceiling.

Thanks!

Mike

Ah...gotcha.

Yeah, don't run it outside. Keep it inside.

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