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    Speaker wire next to RCAs?

    I am doing a build in an MR2, will be amps in the boot and subs and speakers in the cabin. Was hoping to run a bunch of speaker wire and RCAs all down the same route, but will this cause interference issues? The RCAs are pretty cheap ones so not sure how good their shielding will be.







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    Re: Speaker wire next to RCAs?

    I'd bet that would be fine, if not get some higher quality rcas.




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    Re: Speaker wire next to RCAs?

    the concern in car audio with RCA's isn't shielding but build quality. connections are stressed and the cheap molded RCA's usually fail physically.



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    Re: Speaker wire next to RCAs?

    Quote Originally Posted by keep_hope_alive View Post
    the concern in car audio with RCA's isn't shielding but build quality. connections are stressed and the cheap molded RCA's usually fail physically.
    Sweet as, used these same RCAs again and again in different set-ups and haven't had issues so I'll be all good.




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    Re: Speaker wire next to RCAs?

    Not necessarily, you can break them. After installed, use a DMM to verify resistances.



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    Re: Speaker wire next to RCAs?

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