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    Access Series 16AWG CL2 Rated 4-Conductor Speaker Wire, 250ft
    Product # 4042
    $48.01 $68.58 On Sale 29.99% OFF
    Length: 250ft
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    Number of Conductors: 4
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    Gauge: 16AWG
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    Access Series 16AWG CL2 Rated 4-Conductor Speaker Wire, 250ft

    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 four 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.

    Each conductor is jacketed with color-coded PVC for easy polarity identification. The entire cable assembly is jacketed in a white, CL2-rated PVC material. The CL2 rating indicates that the cable complies with fire safety and insurance requirements, making it safe for use inside the walls of residential class buildings.



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    4.9 / 5.0
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    This is the best value you can find out there! The wire quality is 100% wonderful!
    April 9, 2010
    I had no trouble with this order, it was filled on time and product is top quality.

    PROS: Wire works like a champ. I've buried it all the way out to the pool, and sound is fine.

    CONS: None
    July 4, 2011
    great product
    Very nice to run for multiple lines
    June 28, 2010
    Great product all around at a great price. The wire came in a pull box and the wire was easy to pull through walls.

    PROS: Durable wires, easy to splice and pull through walls.

    CONS: None so far.
    December 28, 2011
    Great deal, quick ship
    For the same price as a competator, I got 250 feet instead of 100. Can't beat that. Arrived in just a couple of days.

    PROS: High quality cable at a great price

    CONS: None
    January 14, 2012
    See above in PROS

    PROS: I have been a customer of Monoprice for about 6 years. I have always been pleased with the product, and their great service. Items came about 2 days after ordering!!

    CONS: None
    January 17, 2012

    PROS: Awesome wire to work with and can't beat the cost at all!!!
    February 14, 2012
    Great stuff!
    Very nice cable, easy to use, thick, great sound
    May 8, 2012
    Best price ever....You dont need Monster Cable to get superior sound.
    May 22, 2010
    Very nice solid stuff, unfortunately came on a plastic spool that was chipped and cracked.
    September 2, 2009


    In Stock This item will ship on 1/22/2018 if ordered within 2 days 22 hours 28 minutes