Speaker Cable

Speaker Cables are used to connect receivers or power amplifiers to speakers and are also used for the internal wiring of the speakers themselves.


What material is Speaker Cable made from?


Most commonly it will be copper material with PVC insulation. Performance of a Speaker Cable depends on the quality of this material, therefore high-conductivity copper will have better performance to that of oxygen-free copper cable. Another material available is silver-plated copper.


What is Speaker Cable length?


Here at RS Components, we believe in two simple rules for choosing the length of speaker cable:


  • Less is best. Buy the shortest cable possible for the application

  • More is best. Buy the largest gauge speaker cable you can afford

What is gauge?


The thickness of the wire is referred to as a gauge. Types of gauge:


  • 14-gauge wire - suitable for many applications

  • 12-gauge wire - used for transmitting clear audio signal

  • 10-gauge wire - used for transmitting clear bass

The longer the speaker cable runs, the lower the gauge should be, because greater cable length results in greater resistance.


Does the resistance affect the performance of Speaker Cable?


In general, the higher the cable resistance, the lower the power level getting to the speaker, resulting in poor speaker performance due to damping.


What is damping factor?


Damping factor is a simple mathematical equation. It equals the load (i.e. speaker) impedance divided by the output impedance of the amplifier (i.e. the impedance across the output terminals). It’s one measure of the ability of an amplifier to control speaker motion.


Single wire or Bi-wire connection?


When it comes to sound quality single wire will always out-perform the bi-wire. You can find a bi-wiring system in Hi-Fi and home cinema speakers. The single wire speaker cable has 2 quality conductors comparing to the bi-wire cable which has 4 conductors.



Features and benefits of Speaker Cables


Speaker cables may come with special features that make them suitable for running behind walls and underground. Those looking to run speaker cables in these applications should buy cables that are designed for these purposes.


In-wall Speaker Cables


These are made for running speaker cables behind the walls. Extra insulation around the wire prevents the cable from overheating and then causing a fire. Regular speaker cables can create a fire hazard.


Outdoor Speaker Cables


Burial speaker cables are considered the best for this environment. They provide more insulation and more substantial casing to protect the wire from animals and water.


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Omschrijving Prijs Number of Cores Cross Sectional Area Reel Length Outer Diameter Sheath Material Core Strands Minimum Operating Temperature Maximum Operating Temperature Cable Shape Conductor Material Current Rating Insulation Material Number of Strands Series
RS-stocknr. 372-9906
Fabrikantnummer4030.4089
FabrikantS2Ceb-Groupe Cae
€ 57,27
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.75 mm² 100m - Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 24/0.2 mm -25 (Static) °C, -5 (Dynamic) °C +70 (Dynamic) °C, +70 (Static) °C Flat Copper - PVC 24 EuroClasse Eca
RS-stocknr. 365-7766
Fabrikantnummer268-582-000
FabrikantVan Damme
€ 452,50
1 Reel of 50 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
8 2.5 mm² 50m 15.8mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 50/0.25 mm - - Multicore Oxygen Free Copper - PVC 50 -
RS-stocknr. 372-9934
Fabrikantnummer4030.7126RN
FabrikantS2Ceb-Groupe Cae
€ 108,46
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 1.5 mm² 100m - Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 30/0.25 mm -25 (Static) °C, -5 (Dynamic) °C +70 (Dynamic) °C, +70 (Static) °C Flat Copper - PVC 30 EuroClasse Eca
RS-stocknr. 714-0316
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 32,16
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.4 mm² 100m 2mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 13/0.2 mm - +80°C Multicore Tinned Copper 2 A PVC 13 -
RS-stocknr. 714-0307
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 17,98
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.34 mm² 100m 1.8mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 7/0.25 mm - 80°C Multicore Bare Copper - PVC 7 -
RS-stocknr. 365-7744
Fabrikantnummer268-525-060
FabrikantVan Damme
€ 325,00
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 2.5 mm² 100m 7.6mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 147/0.15 mm -30°C +80°C Multicore Oxygen Free Copper - PVC 147 -
RS-stocknr. 749-2598
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 82,28
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 1.5 mm² 100m 6.6mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 78/0.15 mm -20°C +60°C Multicore Bare Copper - PVC 78 -
RS-stocknr. 783-2790
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 98,75
1 Reel of 25 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 4 mm² 25m 5mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 73/0.1 mm - +80°C Twisted Pair Bare Copper - PVC 73 -
RS-stocknr. 714-0300
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 17,97
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.34 mm² 100m 1.8mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 7/0.25 mm - +80°C Multicore Bare Copper - PVC 7 -
RS-stocknr. 823-128
Fabrikantnummer8762.01152
FabrikantBelden
€ 230,01
1 Reel of 152 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.5 mm² 152m 5.18mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 7/28 - - Twisted Pair Tinned Copper - PE 7 -
RS-stocknr. 822-888
Fabrikantnummer8205.00U152
FabrikantBelden
€ 159,86
1 Reel of 152 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.5 mm² 152m 4.57mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 7/28 - - Twisted Pair Tinned Copper 3.7 A PVC 7 -
RS-stocknr. 176-2088
Fabrikantnummer8762 060250
FabrikantBelden
€ 124,27
1 Reel of 76 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 - - 5.1816mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 7/28 AWG -20°C +60°C Twisted Pair Copper 3.9 A PE 7 8762
RS-stocknr. 822-894
Fabrikantnummer8205.01305
FabrikantBelden
€ 325,40
1 Reel of 304 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.5 mm² 304m 4.57mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 7/28 - - Twisted Pair Tinned Copper - PVC 7 -
RS-stocknr. 379-3632
Fabrikantnummer268-545-000
FabrikantVan Damme
€ 268,75
1 Reel of 50 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 4 mm² 50m 11mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 50/0.3 mm - - Multicore Oxygen Free Copper - PVC 50 -
RS-stocknr. 176-2080
Fabrikantnummer8205 0601000
FabrikantBelden
€ 352,56
1 Reel of 305 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 - - 4.572mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 7/28 AWG -20°C +60°C Twisted Pair Copper 3.7 A PVC 7 8205
RS-stocknr. 783-2788
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 68,83
1 Reel of 25 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 2.5 mm² 25m 3.5mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 46/0.1 mm - +80°C Twisted Pair Bare Copper - PVC 46 -
RS-stocknr. 783-2797
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 55,90
1 Reel of 25 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 1.5 mm² 25m 3mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 63/0.1 mm - +80°C Twisted Pair Bare Copper - PVC 63 -
RS-stocknr. 714-0313
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 17,63
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.34 mm² 100m 2mm Polyvinyl Chloride PVC 7/0.25 mm - 80°C Multicore Bare Copper - PVC 7 -
RS-stocknr. 365-7772
Fabrikantnummer268-502-000
FabrikantVan Damme
€ 377,50
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 2.5 mm² 100m - PVC/Neoprene 46/0.1 mm - - Multicore Oxygen Free Copper - Foam PE 46 -
RS-stocknr. 768-2157
Fabrikantnummer268-501-000
FabrikantVan Damme
€ 157,50
1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Reel(s)
2 0.75 mm² 100 m 10 x 3mm PVC/Neoprene 7 x (14 x 0.10 mm) - - Twisted Pair Copper - PVC - -
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