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cat 5 for speakers

cat 5 for speakers

cat 5 for speakers

Hi again, yet another question:
My boombox in my room really wasnt working. I had to extend the speakers so I spliced in some speaker zip cable, probably 20 ga. The splices were messed up, and I ended up cutting off those cables and taking them out of the receiver. I had some scrap cable left over, so I got some beanies and spliced the cat 5 cable to the wires coming out of the speaker. I had to use 1 pair for each of the 2 speaker wires since cat 5 is only 24 ga.
Here is the color code I used:
From Speaker/To Boombox  Cat 5
The speakers are working better now.
Will cat 5 work in the long run for audio?    

Thanks Again

jeff moss

RE: cat 5 for speakers

For the quality of your boombox and speakers, you should be fine.  

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