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Old 07-19-2009, 11:41 PM
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sub wire?????

okay so right now i have some shitty wiring running from my subs to amp and i was wondering if i actualy went and spent some money on decent wire my subs would sound alot better.... they sound awful now
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Old 07-19-2009, 11:48 PM
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Unless your using something above 18 AWG or running a ton of power then upgrading your speaker wire won't make much of a difference. If you don't like your setup the first thing I would consider is the enclosure. Give the forum some more details about your setup so we have something to go on.
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Agreed, sounds like an enclosure issue. or settings...
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Old 07-20-2009, 09:07 AM
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I just changed my speaker wire 2 days ago from some shitty hookup cheap wire to 12 gauge speaker wire and I didn't notice a thing by changing it. I think it is my box making it sound like crap too.
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Actually, the smaller the wire you use the better. It's more efficient.............. and more efficient wire allows for tighter faster signal transmission which leads to tighter and faster bass response. I like to stripe out a single strand from a piece of CAT 5 or even phone cable............. that's the best stuff. Oh, and another trick is right before it enters the box.......... get a pencil and wrap the wire around the pencil making a coil. That with help further reduce any high frequency leak to the subs. Never can be too safe eh. Subs taking a kick from the high frequencies will destroy them in milliseconds.................. and yes, all the above........ I'm totally talking out of my azz !!
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Old 07-20-2009, 10:26 AM
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and yes, all the above........ I'm totally talking out of my azz !!
lol, I was wondering WTF.....
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