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Old 11-14-2017, 11:11 PM
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:19 PM
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Thank you to all for the responses and feedback!

As Ivan already mentioned, I’m upgrading to a pair of JL F113 V2’s in a system with Revel Salon’s and a trio of MC601’s.

I will preface all comments with this.... I’m learning by experiencing, and am trying to learn as I go, knowing I’ll make some mistakes. Having said that, I’m just trying to avoid making the “big mistakes” that are avoidable. Doing something I just don’t like, isn’t something I consider a mistake; but more of a learning.

So, that is why I asked the question about some cables. Someone that buys MC-2301’s isn’t necessarily concerned with the expense as much as understanding why he needs to spend that much on wire. I’ve spent money on speaker cables and other wire, but was wondering as it would be much longer runs for the subs, and for future items in the rear, etc. and there doesn’t seem to be XLR cables in the higher end for longer runs.

I appreciate everyone’s time helping me through a lot that I don’t understand yet. I hope I don’t have to sit in the corner!

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If you want to grab somer time via phone, happy to speak with you and share some date on the not short list of mistakes I've made and what I learned from them.

There are plenty of long-run cable high-end subwoofer cable candidates out there; they are called Analog XLR interconnects ! (or digital in the case of LFE for home theater input to the sub...).

Put another way you don't 'need' a 'special subwoofer' interconnect if you find a great interconnect with great bass and sub-bass rendering capabilities, speed, etc..that you like the sound of.

The only true exception to this from what I've seen, and all IMHO, are "REL cables" that take a high-pass approach off the amplifier mains for 2-channel audio. Not the case with your new subs so you can just footnote that fact.

Best advice I was given (and ignored at various points) when buying alot of new gear is to get a good set of cables to put it all together, something with synergy with the equipment and the overall sound you are looking for but don't go hog-wild on the expense, i.e. pick something in the mid-point of a cable line or at least the best you can rationalize at the moment.. Get to know your new gear first, break it in well (the cables too) let it run quite a while under you truly understand what it delivers with a reasonable set of cables. Only then should you start trying different and more expensive cables. If you take other roads (I have more than once) you are in a situation where you are not sure whether the sound you like or dislike is more the expensive components than expensive cables or vice versa. If you are more patient, when you know your components & speakers extremely well, you'll be in a much better position to judge what cable upgrades actually deliver value and which ones simply sound different.

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