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quakerroatmeal
06-07-2007, 03:28 PM
Just curious, if anybody is a neat freak and would like to take pictures of how you guys managed your gazillion of wires. I zip tied most my wires up but I just don't like how it looks back there still. I want a better/cleaner solution. A better solution on running wires around the room from rear speakers to the receiver also etc. Any ideas, suggestions, good buys, types of cable clips, etc. Something I could get local preferred but any information is good.

joetama
06-07-2007, 08:15 PM
Well.... I keep mine separate so they don't interfere with each other. But, I don't know if it helps the SQ at all, just my mind... :laugh:

1loudsuv
06-07-2007, 08:28 PM
Well.... I keep mine separate so they don't interfere with each other. But, I don't know if it helps the SQ at all, just my mind... :laugh:

pshhh your setup looks worst then mines what you talking about :wow: or about the same.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a23/subingncali/4252e708.jpg


http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t262/joetama/DSC00010Medium.jpg

joetama
06-07-2007, 08:35 PM
No, I am saying that I don't group my cables together...

Plus I think it is weird that you have pictures of my system...

ngsm13
06-07-2007, 08:41 PM
INdeed.

nG

joetama
06-07-2007, 08:42 PM
Those are old pictures too... I reorganized them recently... ;)

1loudsuv
06-07-2007, 08:44 PM
No, I am saying that I don't group my cables together...

Plus I think it is weird that you have pictures of my system...

me=your stalker :kewlpics:

joetama
06-07-2007, 09:42 PM
Wouldn't be the first one...

ngsm13
06-07-2007, 09:43 PM
zOMG!

nG

joetama
06-07-2007, 10:03 PM
Yea I know....

SkatinBassPLaya
06-07-2007, 10:08 PM
B&W that is a **** cone diaphragm in your sig man. Looks like it has almost no surround

joetama
06-07-2007, 10:10 PM
It doesn't.... ;)

And they are ****, in pictures and in my living room...

1loudsuv
06-07-2007, 10:19 PM
It doesn't.... ;)

And they are ****, in pictures and in my living room...

i so envy your towers but not so much your sub lol i might go this weekend and demo them more and then decide if i should sell my junk :laugh:

joetama
06-08-2007, 12:04 AM
I don't even use the sub... :fyi:

quakerroatmeal
06-08-2007, 05:04 PM
More opinions, all these home theater junkies in here and nobody is a neat freak with wires? What about types of misc hardware to keep the wire in place like wire clips etc.

docutech
06-08-2007, 05:11 PM
I use a "stick on" type of wire sleeve. It works pretty good.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e134/p_j507/Picture115copy.jpg

The rest of the wire is ran between the carpet and the trim so you cant even see it.

For my TV, We took a board and I had my buddy use his router and cut 2 channels in it for the wires to hide into.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e134/p_j507/Picture086copy.jpg

You can actualy see some of the thick speaker wire at the bottom of the wall. It is hardly noticeable so...

quakerroatmeal
06-08-2007, 05:58 PM
Finally some real suggestions. Whered you get the stick-on type wire sleeve? I like it, its white and matches the wall where it's hardly noticeable. What's it called/brand. I absolutely LOVE your setup. Clean, Simple. I am going to pick up those sleeve over the weekend then hopefully they have it at the local store. What else do u have to suggest?

docutech
06-09-2007, 12:50 AM
You can find the kit at Home Depot or Lowes. It will be in the electrical department right across from the bulk wire. It looks like this:

http://images.cableorganizer.com/duraline/kit7306_small.jpg

It has doublesided tape that is pretty strong and holds well. When you install it, dont expose the entire surface of the double stick tape. Only expose about 3-1 inch sections and this will allow you to remove the wire channel and reinstall it if needed. It comes in a few basic colors and I was fortune enough that it matches the paint on the walls.

quakerroatmeal
06-09-2007, 07:06 AM
Thanks. I'll pick some up tomorrow. What about behind the cabinet, where all the main connections go. You made a board? Do you have any pictures.

supa_c
06-09-2007, 07:17 AM
Get some tube socks and cut holes in the toe, run the wires through. If its not long enough throw another sock on there.
ghetto wire managament ftw

Megalomaniac
08-02-2007, 07:06 PM
for my rear channels for my computer speakers, they are on the back wall, i just used white gaffers tape.

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/7083/backspkml6.jpg

Ku-sama
08-02-2007, 08:51 PM
http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a23/subingncali/4252e708.jpg

you got the lil version of my speakers :)


for my rear channels for my computer speakers, they are on the back wall, i just used white gaffers tape.

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/7083/backspkml6.jpg

nice old *** thread bump :)

mlstrass
08-02-2007, 08:57 PM
My runs to the sides and rear are in black wire loom. For the projector I ran the wires through the wall which ****** as I didn't have access via the attic.

If you have an attic or basement you can run your rears that way then go up/down through the wall. Of course exterior walls usually have insulation which makes it more interesting...

Luckily the TV stand hides the "mess" of wires back there. It's all cable tied, but still a friggin mess: 6.1 surround, receiver, projector, dvd player, component splitter, tv, ps2....ugh. And I know many guys have a lot more equipment.

punch
08-03-2007, 05:26 PM
well for my speakers, I built a room around the wiring....

and for my stereo wiring, i plan to use a channel along one side, run the wires, wired tied together, horizontal to the channel, then wire tied to the channel, to wherever they need to go... like a computer rack system uses...

Megalomaniac
09-16-2007, 12:12 AM
bump

joetama
09-16-2007, 07:45 PM
Oh yea?

Why the bump?

Megalomaniac
09-16-2007, 07:46 PM
i wanna see some more clean wiring

joetama
09-16-2007, 07:48 PM
Ahh... Figures...

ballstothewall
09-16-2007, 08:13 PM
Mine certainly doesn't belong in here....

joetama
09-16-2007, 08:45 PM
Lawl...

It happens...

ballstothewall
09-16-2007, 09:06 PM
Lawl...

It happens...

Indeed. When your constantly changing the setup it stays messy.

joetama
09-16-2007, 09:09 PM
I understand that...