Internal Cab Wiring Upgrade, any recommendations?

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  1. jamison162

    jamison162 Supporting Member

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    I'm about settled on cab/speakers with my amp (after months of experimenting) and want to wire up my new StoneAge 2x12C the right way. All you lamp-wire folks can go run your errands at Lowes/HD right about now, hehehehe.

    But seriously, when I upgraded my head-cab speaker cable from Canare to EA Siren II, I was very surprised and pleased with what it did for my rig. I can only imagine getting every drop of tone out of my setup by going ahead and investing in this final step/link.

    What have you guys used/tested and what's favored in the way of what Lava carries?

    Should I do the Siren II internally as well, it's actually the most expensive.
    Vdh, VoVox, Crosslink wiring kits can all be had for less.

    Whatcha got?
     
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    jrigg Gold Supporting Member

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    I also recommend Mulder. I have rewired 3 out of my 4 cabs with Mulder Audio cable and am very pleased with the results.
     
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    I've got EA siren II in my vox BNX and it's amazing cable - I was a bit skeptical but there is a clear and audible improvement and feel with the siren II
     
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    I recently upgraded my Lopo 2x12 with Lava Kimber 4VS cable and love it!
     
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    LOL!!!! You must have paid as much for the cabling as you did for the cab!;)
     
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    I've had a Mulder speaker cable and preferred the Siren II. I'm just gonna go with it to match my head/cab cable...even though it just happens to be the most expensive "speaker cable' for internal wiring on Lava's website.
     
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    any more thoughts?
     
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    Another vote for Lava Kimber Kable 4VS, it was the final straw in my Crate V18-12 and it was a very noticeable improvement. PLUS Mark Stoddard is a great man to deal with! :AOK


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    I guess I'm still stuck being a lampwire cable guy. I feel better knowing that Ken F. of Trainwreck was apparently one too.
    :AOK
     
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    I though Ken liked power cables from old vacuum cleaners ?
     
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    Has anyone actually done an A/B comparison of decent lampwire to the more expensive stuff in this application?

    I'm using 14ga. audio component speaker cable that I picked up a Radio Shack in one of my 4x12s and it sounds great. What kind of improvement should I expect if I upgrade to the expensive stuff?
     
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