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    Question about speaker wire and RCA cables....

    I'm keeping my h/u and adding comp's and a sub (w/ amp's of course). To integrate everything I'm using a JL Audio Cleansweep. The question is I have the option of making my long runs w/ either RCA cables or speaker wire. What I mean is I can mount the Cleansweep near the h/u and run RCA's to the amp's in the trunk. Or I can mount the Cleansweep in the trunk (w/ the amp's) and run speaker wire to the comp's in my front doors and dash.

    The question is what would handle the long runs better....the speaker wire or the RCA cables? I'm thinking the RCA cables but I don't have anything to back that up. Or does it even matter? Any help would be greatly appreciated.



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    Re: Question about speaker wire and RCA cables....

    I'd rather have long runs of RCA cables. Long runs of speaker cables act as very good antennas - with shielded interconnects, that's not as much of a problem.




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    Re: Question about speaker wire and RCA cables....

    or you could tap into rear speakers if you have them and have short rcas and short high level wires..





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