Choice™ Series 16AWG Oxygen-Free Pure Bare Copper Speaker Wire, 100ft
    Product # 2793
    Choice™ Series 16AWG Oxygen-Free Pure Bare Copper Speaker Wire, 100ft
    Product # 2793
    $19.55
    Length : 100ft
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    Gauge : 16AWG
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    Choice™ Series 16AWG Oxygen-Free Pure Bare Copper Speaker Wire, 100ft

    Get the most out of your home audio system with high quality, oxygen-free, pure bare copper speaker wire from Monoprice!

    This speaker wire features two conductors made of high purity (greater than 99.95% pure), oxygen-free bare copper. Pure Bare Copper is a superior conductor to the copper clad aluminum (CCA) conductors used in most other inexpensive speaker wire. CCA is only about 68% as conductive as pure bare copper. This additional resistance is added to the impedance of your speakers and can negatively effect the sound.

    For the wire to have no audible effect, the total wire resistance should be no more than 5% of the lowest impedance of your speakers. Even speakers rated for a nominal 8-ohms, may dip to as low as 4-ohms at some frequencies, which further reduces the total cable resistance allowed in the wire. Using Pure Bare Copper speaker wire ensures that the total load put on the amplifier remains as close as possible to the impedance curve of your speakers.

    For example, a 16AWG 2-conductor Pure Bare Copper speaker wire has a total resistance of 0.803 ohms per 100 feet (both directions must be considered). By comparison, a 16AWG 2-conductor CCA speaker wire has a total resistance of 1.181 ohms per 100 feet. Assuming 4 ohms is the lowest impedance of your speakers, a speaker wire run can be no more 0.2-ohms total. 20 feet of 16AWG Pure Bare Copper would be 0.1606 ohms, well under the 0.2-ohm limit. On the other hand, 20 feet of 16AWG CCA would be 0.2362 ohms, well OVER the 0.2-ohm limit.

    One side of the clear outer PVC jacket is marked with an easily visible blue stripe to indicate polarity.

    4.9 / 5.0
    1,196 Reviews
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    Great!
    Arrived in 5 days after ordering it and sealed. Cables seems to be great quality. Replacemtns for the original home theater cables. The sound is perfect, I would buy again a totally recomend!!!
    October 18, 2009
    great product
    used this to replace the stock wire in my onkyo HTIB/wireless speaker setup. sound is excellent, and so was the price!
    March 3, 2010
    Great Quality
    The quality of this cable is awesome.
    Ive seen cable twice the price of this for the same amount.. and for lesser quality.
    Cant beat it.
    Shipping was a bit - due to the weight I guess.. but it still ends up being 1/2 the price of any store/retail giant.
    February 26, 2009
    5/5
    I was totally impressed with the product, but honestly had my doubts at first what the quality of the product would be .that is. till it showed up at my house..extremely high quality product..blew me away! their products are really that good..very impressed with product and price and shipping time..would recommend monoprice to anybody!

    PROS: fast service, supper prices and really quality products

    CONS: no cons whatsoever
    September 29, 2011
    Wire
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    PROS: The wire is good, shroud (plastic around wire spelling?) is bigger then I thought &. Always a good deal at monoprice!

    CONS: Just barely made it through piping of speaker-stands 3022
    March 10, 2014
    Great Cable for a Great Price
    What can I say? This is good speaker cable. It worked great to replace the thin stuff that came with my home theater package, and is comparable to some ancient Monster XP speaker cable I bought years ago that is on my old stereo system. Why pay the extra cost of the Monster name when you can get the exact same quality for less?
    February 25, 2010
    Simple, effective, sounds great
    I use this for my longer runs and general surround listening. Good quality, easy to manage, good price. Love it.
    April 4, 2009
    Nice wire
    Good solid fine stranded wire, nice flexible insulation, good sized blue stripe for polarity, price is comparable to copper coated aluminum most places sell.

    PROS: Solid low oxygen copper

    Tough but flexible insulation

    Fine strand wire

    CONS: None
    February 7, 2014
    5/5
    Good cable, decent price... good insulation
    July 23, 2008
    good stuff
    as usual- quality product at a discount price.
    February 16, 2010
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