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Can I use a coaxial cable as my sub cable?


The reason I ask, is that all the "sub" branded cables are far too long for my needs... they all seem to me 8ft+ in length and a 4ft cable would be fine.
 

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...or a Composite Video Cable for that matter!?
 

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Sure. It will work. I would use the coaxial before the composite though since it will have better shielding.
 

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Originally Posted by Jerm357 /forum/post/14282945


I would use the coaxial before the composite though since it will have better shielding.

They're actually the same cable.

http://www.monoprice.com/products/su...02&cp_id=10236


A lot of cheapo composite cables (like the freebies that come with DVD players) aren't shielded well, but you can buy ones that are.


I also have a thin coaxial (orange RCA plug) that is identical to a composite except for the plug color. Came free with my cable box.
 

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Should be fine. I just figured you were using cables you already had. In my head I was compairing a good 75ohm coaxial cable with one of those cheap yellow composite video cable they always throw in with new equipment. Im sure you know the ones I mean.



-Sorry did not read the last post untill after.-
 

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They are all 75ohm cables. Tricky marketing schemes. Guy from BlueJeans Cable said you could use a coat hanger! Shielding is something to consider.
 

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Cheers all for the input!
 
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