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really, my speaker designer (andy payor) feels its omni, so outside of cable gauge and connection stability, does cable quality matter?
certainly does in mids & treble.
You might be better off asking: Outside of gas mileage and performance do tires make a difference...
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Since I am a speaker designer, I can't imagine what connection there is between a speaker being omnidirectional and speaker cable performance not mattering.
Below 100 Hz, there are still the issues of speaker cable DCR affecting the damping factor of the system, the distortions added by the speaker cable, mechanical and electrical resonances or interactions, EMI/RFI pickp or exacerbation of same, etc.
The speaker's radiation pattern notwithstanding, these things are all still present and affecting the sound to one degree or another.
Now, if the frequency range were limited to that below 100 Hz (more or less), then some of the issues that normally plague the sound in the midrange and HFs would not be as much of a factor, but quality issues would still remain.
Less revealing systems (including the speakers) may not portray some of these problems as readily, or even may not allow the listener to hear them so as to notice, but that doesn't render them invalid or non-existent. Just covered up and hidden.
Litz or quasi-litz design speaker cables with a large aggregate gauge serve low-frequencies well. Be careful to avoid large gauge stranded wire type cables to avoid a wooly sounding bottom end. YMMV
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