So you have made a decision about having an entertainment surround sound system. After a hard day’s work, you deserve to sit down, relax, listen to your favorite music or watch a movie in your own home theater system. Try not to worry about the cost of getting one because there are cheap options that can still deliver top quality sound and crisp images.
What can get really messy are the wires and cables. You probably won't realize the number and visibility of the wires until after you're finished installing the system. This can be an eyesore but don’t worry because it can be easily fixed, a more pressing concern would be the type of wires you have.
Money you have earned has been spent on getting the best speakers. This automatically makes you think that you will get amazingly clear sound. However, you have to understand that the sound quality that comes out of your speakers is affected by the wire you use.
Look at your system closely and realize that all the power that comes from your player passes through the flimsy, crisscrossing, almost seemingly good-for-nothing wires. Sound reaches your speakers when it travels through the wire connected to your component. Obviously, the wires are not useless.
Purchase high-quality wires for your speaker. The type of wire gauge you need to use is just as important as choosing the correct type and length of wire. Consider getting in wall speaker bulk cat5 and rg6 cable to avoid disrupting the aesthetic lines of your room.
The most common wire gauge (or AWG, which stands for American Wire Gauge) ranges from 12-gauge to 16-gauge. Go for the lower gauge to get better sound, although it is much more expensive. They are significantly thicker and this makes them more equipped to carry amplified sound without any distortion.
Your wires' length is a major consideration since the basic principle is that, the longer the cable the thicker the diameter should be. If you have to go longer than 50 feet, get a 14-gauge wire. Don't use up all the wires for installing your system in a room or two without stocking up more wires.
16-gauge wires are plenty enough if you have a sound system to install in your room. Measure the length of the space where the wires are supposed to pass through before you buy one. You also have the option of keeping your speakers and your component close to each other.
Various wires are used when setting up and running speaker wires. Painting flat wires is the best way to put it out of sight; no need to hide it at the back of the wall or bury it. Installing wires outside the house just means it is necessary to use a direct-burial rated wire.
The back of a wall is home to the last type of speaker wire. Listen to your kind of music without the distraction of visibly unorganized wires. Look for the UL rating when you want to buy a strong and heat-resistant fire alarm cable and speaker wires. Determined to make your house free from unorganized speaking wires? Visit my fave blog to know how.