Subs and Cabling
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    Subs and Cabling

    Most audiophiles experience the importance of cabling, power and speaker, to their systems.
    But what about for Subs? I've always assumed that pretty basic cabling is all that is needed the narrow ranges Subs live in.

    What's your experience?
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    Re: Subs and Cabling

    I found the baseline blue cable from REL a small, but noticeable step up over the stock cable.

    To be honest, I personally wouldn't go crazy with a sub cable unless I had Q-Sub 15's or similar and really wanted to optimize my investment.


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    Re: Subs and Cabling

    Agree with Mike.

    The Baseline Blue cable is a worthwhile upgrade from the standard high level cable supplied with REL subs.

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    Re: Subs and Cabling

    Guys i have to strenuously dsiagree

    when i got my Marten sub i bought an inexpensive QED sub cable. I then switched to an MIT sub cable.

    AND then... i bought a Siltech Abyss specialist subwoofer cable. The single most impressive change in any of my hifi systems ever!! The bass was just so much more that i actually had to turn down the level a notch. The effect was truly amazing and i cannot rate this cable highly enough.