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25ft 12 AWG Velocity™ Bulk Speaker Wire

#29171
Connect your audio head unit (receiver) to your loudspeakers

Product Description

Our Velocity speaker wire offers maximum sound and a wide dynamic range for today's audio and home theater applications. The stranded oxygen-free copper wire lowers inductance and capacitance to ensure a superior, clear sound quality. For low noise and distortion, each conductor is wrapped by polypropylene insulation. For price and performance, this is the ideal solution to connect speakers to your receiver. An ultra-flexible jacket enables easy installation.
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Product Specifications

Color : Blue
Length : 25.00 Foot
UPC : 757120291718
Warranty : Lifetime
Vendor : C2G
Weight : 3.000 LB
Customer Reviews

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good stuff. I used this speaker wire with my old ADS L810 and Bose 301 speakers, connected to a Pioneer analog receiver/amp putting out 200 Watts RMS per channel. The Pioneer allows three sets of paired speakers, so I have 20' of the wire left to hook up the last pair of speakers. Longest run is 10' through the walls, and other pair is closer. Excellent speaker wire but difficult to work with due to stiffness; it took some time to strip outside vinyl and inside wire,but I'd do it again as this is good stuff and the wire shouldn't ever degrade with the excellent covering (and easy color identification inside). I can tell the difference in the sound from the 30-year old speaker wire (10 gauge) it replaced with the new 14 gauge wire. The excellent screw-on banana plug connectors made the connections easy and more secure (although the paired set was too long to fit in my speakers). Product came quickly. However, wish I could have checked shipping information upfront to realize that they would charge State of TN tax.
Date published: 2012-02-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Satisfied I purchaed this speaker wire to install in my new office building. It is very durable and installed easily. We had the building insulated with spray foam and I was glad we had purshased the wire with heavier insulation.
Date published: 2011-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome wire yea, it is big but great insulation factor. No interfearence at all.
Date published: 2010-04-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for surrounds! Works great for your surrounds, easy to work with. Great price for quality.
Date published: 2013-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product. You won't be disappointed. Good quality. Very flexible.
Date published: 2016-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great speaker wire for the price. I picked up a roll of this when I worked at an I.T. firm that dealt with a C2G distributor. I didn't want to shell out a bunch of money for speaker wire; I hate going into audio shops for just that reason - anyone who does their research knows that wire is wire. I'm not paying for exotic claims and salesman commissions. That said, I wasn't going to completely cheap out, especially not on the gauge of the wire. I'm running reasonably priced outboard amps, equipment, and speakers; mostly purchased internet direct due to my stated aversion to audio shops. I did my homework though, and have spent a decent amount on great bang-for-buck gear, so that factored in a bit. Given the price I couldn't pass this speaker wire up - but beyond that it is the gauge I needed, it looks like an attractive, nice heavy cable with a healthy amount of insulating material, and is completely 'snake oil' free. The looks of the cable itself factored in slightly, since I couldn't use in-wall wire for my theater room in the basement - it was newly finished before we moved in, and all are outside walls. I didn't want to tackle in-wall runs. So I picked up this with the intent to lay three runs around one side of the room from front to back. Installation was easy enough, the cable lays nice and flat and its radius in corners is perfect. 100ft was actually exactly the length I needed for my front three speakers. Longest run was no more than 45 feet, which is perfect as it is recommended to keep a run around 60ft or so with 12AWG wire for 8ohm speakers. My only quibble with this cable is that the insulation is a multi-stranded cotton-type material (not sure exactly what it is) and that it is hard to terminate cleanly. For a better look, I used heat shrink tubing from the main cable to the smaller internal cables, and from the smaller cables to the banana plugs. It looks quite high-end now. The nice thing is the room is dark enough and the cables are a nice flat finish, so you never see them unless they are pointed out with the lights up, and if you do, they look great. Sound is as expected, nothing introduced into the signal, no noise or hums or anything that could be attributed to the wire itself. I won't comment that it "sounds great!" as wire doesn't produce or alter sound, it merely carries a signal. If it does that right, then no complaints. Overall the speaker cables in my theater room appear just like high-end heavy audiophile cables but without the high price tag, and zero snake oil claims. Wire is wire! Great value overall.
Date published: 2014-02-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Large size It is good cable but is very had to keep hooked up because of its rigidity.
Date published: 2011-02-14
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Questions & Answers

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i would like to know how many strands per conductor and the percentage of copper in the wire

Asked by: Anonymous
This cable has 385 strands per conductor. The copper percentage is 99.95%.
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2017-10-06

What is the CL rating for Cables To Go 29173 Velocity 12 AWG Speaker cable? Specifically I would like to know if it is rated for in-ceiling / in-wall installation?

Asked by: Jockey
The cable jacket is PVC. It is not rated for in-ceiling or in-wall installation.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2017-10-05

I too would like to know more specs about this wire...such as...resistance...capacitance...

Asked by: Anonymous
Resistance is 5.223 Ohm/Km. This speaker wire does not have a capacitance because it doesn’t contain foamed insulation.
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2017-10-06

How many strands per conductor? Is the wire pure copper. Is it OFC copper?

Asked by: Bill
It is 385 strands per conductor. We do use OFC copper.
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2017-10-05

What's the diameter of this cable? What conduit should I use for this?

Asked by: Anonymous
The diameter of the cable is 11mm (0.433 inches).
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2017-10-06

IS THE SPEAKER WIRE UL APPROVED?

Asked by: SKIP
It is not UL approved.
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2017-10-06

Hello, I would like to get the specifications on your BULK 500ft. 12 gauge Velocity Speaker Wire. Such as How many strands per conductor, what percent & type of oxygen free Copper(99.997% etc...) Any other spec's if you have them. (DC Resistance etc..)...

Hello, I would like to get the specifications on your BULK 500ft. 12 gauge Velocity Speaker Wire. Such as How many strands per conductor, what percent & type of oxygen free Copper(99.997% etc...) Any other spec's if you have them. (DC Resistance etc..) Thanks, Jeff Don
Asked by: jdon64
Answered via e-mail by a tech
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2017-10-06
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