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RE: Harbeth Owners: Which Speaker Cables?

Some have mentioned Roger Russell, retired from McIntosh, on speaker wires. Personally, I find large wire a little difficult to work so I have no desire to find 10 gauge cables. So I stick with 12 gauge wire, which is not quite as stiff to work with. It is large enough for my 4 ohm main speakers since the cables are only about 25 feet long. For TV in the family room, I use a few feet of 16 gauge wire for the 4 ohm speakers.

I have linked to Roger Russell's actual article on Speaker Wire, which seems to have been updated and lengthened since I last looked at it. I have linked specifically to the wire table showing recommended maximum lengths of different gauges of speaker wire for speakers of different impedances. However, the entire article is interesting.
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Edits: 06/29/17

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