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Cool What is a good speaker wire termination for in-ceilings?

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I plan to install a mix of Golden Ear and Triad in-wall and in-ceiling speakers in my home. The terminals are the spring loaded type so I don't think bananas or spades will work. What is everyone using to terminate their copper into IW and IC speakers these days? Bare wire? Or should I put something to resist oxidation?

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I usually tin the ends if I'm going to leave it a bare wire mechanical connection.
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No reason you can't put a shot of anti-oxidant on the wire ends. Install the largest AWG wire that the connector supports.
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