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    Default Speaker wire and Banana Plugs

    Over on Monoprice...great site if you need cables and such. As I look I wonder does banana plugs make a difference at all?

    And just for spits and giggles, what do you recomend for wire from them?
    Retired Onkyo 520 (returned broken HK 247)
    Now a Pioneer 1018
    2- RTI10's
    2- R50's
    2- Fxi3's
    Onkyo 250W Sub
    Polk psw-10

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    banana plugs make switching out a lot easier, not much use if you don't switch out very often. I prefer spades or soldered/tinned leads in such case. 12 gauge is more than enough for most applications; if you're running really long lengths (100 ft or more) and/or a TON of power (300+ watts), 10 gauge may be more appropriate.
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    Sunfire TG-IV
    Ashly 1001 Active Crossover
    Rane PEQ-15 Parametric Equalizers x 2
    Sunfire Cinema Grand Signature Seven
    Carver AL-III Speakers
    Klipsch RT-12d Subwoofer

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