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    What RCA cables do you use?

    Im installing JL Audio FiX 86 this week in the 300. Any recommendations "best" RCA cables?







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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    Quote Originally Posted by znewberry View Post
    Im installing JL Audio FiX 86 this week in the 300. Any recommendations "best" RCA cables?
    Anything "shielded" should be about the same. Don't put too much stock into marketing hype and over-pay. I'm currently using Monster and Stinger at the moment but have done plenty of installs with other brands and really unless you buy bottom of the gutter stuff (it'll look super cheap) you're fine. Even Boss brand RCA cables are fine assuming they're "shielded" and have decent enough insulation to survive mobile environment.




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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    I use monster rca cables for home and car audio



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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    Through the years, I finally settled in on one cable that never fails to deliver in terms of sound quality and ease of installation. Monster Interlink Micro XLN. Sweet highs, fat bass, and no noise.

    Eactly like the ones in this listing (not mine, btw). --> https://www.ebay.com/itm/Monster-Cab...0AAOSw4QdaUg7e



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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    Our cables are custom made to order in the USA and all of our lines are shielded properly. Lots of cheaper shielded cables do not properly ground the shield, or use foil as a shield which doesn't reject much, if any noise.

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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    Stay away from the very cheap generic RCA's that look like this. They are the $2 bargain box specials..



    Anything half decent that is shielded like stated will do fine.



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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    I've never had a problem running the proper stinger rca cables or Memphis audio rca cables but the Memphis are harder to find now. The stinger work good and the price is in the mid range.



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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    I want to get new ones with the cheaper ends. The style in my link grabs the RCA jacks so tight that the shield around the jack broke loose from my amp and got stuck in the RCA cable. No damage it just pushes back on but I was like wth




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    I tried these and they worked great from Best Buy. Just don’t run them near any power wires (any RCA) and you’ll be all set. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/rocketf...?skuId=9807282



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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

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    I want to get new ones with the cheaper ends. The style in my link grabs the RCA jacks so tight that the shield around the jack broke loose from my amp and got stuck in the RCA cable. No damage it just pushes back on but I was like wth
    yeah i got some short nice ones with gold ends that screw tighten and they a pain to get off, i use them on ht..



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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    Quote Originally Posted by SounDrive View Post
    Our cables are custom made to order in the USA and all of our lines are shielded properly. Lots of cheaper shielded cables do not properly ground the shield, or use foil as a shield which doesn't reject much, if any noise.

    You can check them out at SounDrive Audio Store or email me at [email protected] for bulk orders of 5+ sets.
    Those cables look nice and braided shield too is very nice.



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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    I use monoprice cables. Less noise, better performance and build quality than knuconceptz at 1/3 the price.

    https://www.monoprice.com/category?c...&cs_id=1021814



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    Re: What RCA cables do you use?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jcsaudio View Post
    Those cables look nice and braided shield too is very nice.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-CHANNEL-1...UAAOSwc49Y7Vf1



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