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16 awg speaker cables ( Lamington Road) ?

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GOLLUM

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My current setup is a norge 2060 amp and norge millenium speakers. I want to buy a 16 AWG speaker cable to replace the existing ones. I plan to visit Lamington Road (Bombay) to hunt for a decently priced good quality cables.

Can somebody suggest a couple of shops or local brands where I can have them , shop names with some landmarks will be appreciated as I not exactly familiar with that area.

I ask because its easy to get lost in the maze out there and any help will be appreciated...

Gollum
 

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Suggest that you go with DAC 16AWG cable, check out the Dealers here.

If you want to go with Belden, search for a thread on Belden/Belkin, one of the members mentioned that he has access to Belden cables.
 

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My current setup is a norge 2060 amp and norge millenium speakers. I want to buy a 16 AWG speaker cable to replace the existing ones. I plan to visit Lamington Road (Bombay) to hunt for a decently priced good quality cables.

Can somebody suggest a couple of shops or local brands where I can have them , shop names with some landmarks will be appreciated as I not exactly familiar with that area.

I ask because its easy to get lost in the maze out there and any help will be appreciated...

Gollum

Hi
Two shops that come to mind.
SPECTRA CONNECTRONICS & TOYO ELECTRIC
Both are at lamington road behind the police station. Spectra is on first floor & Toyo on ground floor of the same bldg.
I dont know the names of the bylanes but both these are very popular and any shop keeper will guide u.
The Belden dealer is across that bldg which u can check out too.
Why 16 AWG why not 12AWG? Price is not too different and wont cost much more unless really long lengths are involved.
Rgds
 

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There are few more-
1.Associated cable= near Rl.station with good rates.
2.KL cables
3.Others are close to eachother next to Philips shop
 

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Don't restrict yourself to just 16AWG. Try some more...

This may have been done to death but check this.

After reading that try one/all of these:

Option # 1 - Buy 4mm or 6mm Finolex Housegard electrical wire cable. Twist [lightly overlap] 2 wires for 1 run to a speaker.
Option # 2 - Buy Belden 89259. Build a cross connected cable courtesy the Jon Risch/Thorsten Loesch recipe. For more details - Google is your friend.
Option # 3 - Braided CAT5. Google is y...
Option # 4 - Speaker Cables,Manufacturers Speaker Cables,Exporters Speaker Cables,Speaker Cables India,Suppliers Speaker Cables,Speaker Cables Exporter

Make sure you get someone to switch cables for you for a blind test. Let us know what you heard [or didn't] different.
 
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sachin_k5

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Keith,

Regarding finolex wires, Why not 1.5 sq mm ? I bought some 2.5 sq mm wire today and found it to be too thick.
 
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