I've got flat under-carpet speaker wire that needs to be attached to regular wire to my satellites. When connecting two wires, is it simply a matter of the old twisteroo or is there a special connector you would recommend? Thanks.
You could use electrical tape, but over time it will probably come undone and may short the +/-, which is bad for the amp. I would suggest stripping the insulation back far enough to thread a piece of heat shrink over a soldered connection, if you have room to make a good solder. If you don't, an in-line crimp would be the next best with twisting coming in a distant third. The key is to heat shrink it when you're done splicing to make it more permanent. It's not a bad idea to put heat shrink over the whole splice [both conductors] when you're done with the +/- splices for added strength. Buy the tubing at RS and use a BIC lighter to shrink it.
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