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Tyler Bernard

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Who sells pro audio wire?
« on: September 09, 2008, 08:06:01 pm »

I can not for the life of me, on the internet, local hardware stores, or electrical outlet suppliers find a friggin' roll of pro-audio grade speaker wire. I want 200ft of black 14-2 flexible wire and I want it cheap!! If ebay sellers can sell 100'of cable WITH ends (neutric or 1/4") for $50 or less, then they must be buying rolls of the stuff for pennies a foot.

Please help.
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Mac Kerr

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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2008, 08:15:32 pm »

Tyler Bernard wrote on Tue, 09 September 2008 20:06

I can not for the life of me, on the internet, local hardware stores, or electrical outlet suppliers find a friggin' roll of pro-audio grade speaker wire. I want 200ft of black 14-2 flexible wire and I want it cheap!! If ebay sellers can sell 100'of cable WITH ends (neutric or 1/4") for $50 or less, then they must be buying rolls of the stuff for pennies a foot.

Please help.

What is this "pro-audio grade" you speak of?

If they are selling lots of cables, they're buy it in large quantity. They get a discount for that.

Mac
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Ivan Beaver

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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2008, 08:45:29 pm »

Any Horizon dealer (and many others as well) can get you what you want, in any length up to 1000'.

What do you consider "cheap"?

Remember-you get what you pay for.  
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Tyler Bernard

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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2008, 10:29:25 pm »

I have found some horizon dealers in my area.

"Cheap" would hopefully be somewhere around  $.20-$.30/foot. Tomorrow I will find out more from the dealer.

Thanks fellas.

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Silas Pradetto

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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2008, 10:20:57 am »

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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2008, 01:18:54 pm »

I too would like to know what you consider "pro grade speaker wire" and where you are going to use it. I don't know if SJ electrical cord meets your specifications.

As far as cheap goes, with SCRAP insulated copper wire like that SJ cord fetching $2 a pound what do you think you are going to pay for new stuff? I guess you haven't noticed that the cost of copper and steel has been going through the roof for quite a while. Probably those people who sell it cheap have had it lying around for a long time or it's not what you think it is.

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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2008, 01:39:37 pm »

If you want the best, ProCo Power Plus is probably your best bet. Be prepared to spend big money.

http://www.fullcompass.com/product/310450.html
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John Birchman, CTS

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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2008, 02:54:06 pm »

Can you use "Pro" and "Cheap" to describe the same cable???
Rolling Eyes

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Silas Pradetto

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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2008, 04:49:14 pm »

John Birchman, CTS wrote on Wed, 10 September 2008 14:54

Can you use "Pro" and "Cheap" to describe the same cable???
Rolling Eyes

John


Are you replying to me? Because that doesn't make any sense--I gave an example of SJ cord that's fine at a low price and an example of top quality at a top price. Nowhere is there a contradiction.
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Re: Who sells pro audio wire?
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2008, 05:09:15 pm »

Sorry, no Silas, to the thread in general, wanting pro-audio grade speaker wire, cheap.

Kind of like Military Intelligence, or Deafening Silence.

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