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post #1 of 6 Old 06-20-2013, 08:38 PM - Thread Starter
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I bought 12g speaker wire from monoprice - 100ft roll. Problem is, I don't have enough speaker wire, my calculations were off. I really need this done this weekend so ordering online is not an option. Is it ok to mix brands of speaker wire so long as it is the same gauge?

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No problem.
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Just don't splice it inside a wall.


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Thank you much guys! Is there a particular brand of speaker wire I should avoid and favor from, say, a Home Depot for example?

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If it is going in the wall, it needs to be architectural cable with a CL2 or CL3 rating. You may have to order it.
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Just get some 12g stranded power cable, they should have in-wall grade in stock.

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