AudioQuest X2 Speaker Cable
14-gauge wire (50 feet, White)
Our take on the AudioQuest X2 Speaker Cable by Crutchfield's Kristen Schaub
Compared to commonplace 16-gauge wire, AudioQuest's X2 speaker cable reduces resistance over longer runs, so your high-quality components and speakers will get the cleanest, most accurate signal possible. As a general rule, the lower the gauge, the thicker the wire, and the better its capacity to pass amplified audio signal.
AudioQuest's cable designs come from years of in-house research and careful engineering. Their X2 speaker cables use a special semi-solid concentric arrangement that keeps the bundled strands in the same position throughout the length of the cable. The signal encounters less potentially damaging interactions and shifts in magnetic environment, resulting in sound that's clearer and more dynamic. The conductors are made of long-grain copper to ensure efficient signal transfer with minimal loss.
- flexible 14-gauge speaker cable
- long-grain copper conductors
- semi-solid concentric packing to minimize signal interference
- PVC cable jacket
- stripe on cable helps you make the right connection
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- 50' length of 14-gauge speaker wire (unterminated) in off-white PVC jacket
Pretty flexible. Sounded better than my QED speaker wires.
Anonymous, Tustin, CA
Overview: This package contains a 50-foot length of Audioquest X2 speaker cable. This 14-gauge wire comes in an off-white PVC jacket. The speaker wire is unterminated, allowing you to add your own optional connectors. The jacket features a red stripe along one conductor to help you make the proper connections.
Design: Audioquest X2 speaker cable features Semi-Solid concentric packing. In conventional multi-strand speaker wire, strands can change position within the bundle. Electrical and magnetic interaction are compounded as each strand changes position, causing distortion. Audioquest's Semi-Solid concentric packing, the long-grain copper strands within the smaller, tighter concentric bundle do not change position, significantly reducing distortion.
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