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  1. wire or connector distance

    System Setup and Connection
    So what does everyone prefer when connecting amp to speakers and preamp ? 1. Long speaker wire from amp to speaker (short inter connect cable) 2. Long interconnect cables to preamp (short wire length to speaker)
  2. Pheonix connector to RCA

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I have read the article on “How to Solder: An Illustrated DIY Guide to Making Your Own Cable.” I have Canare L-4E6S (4 conductor core) cable. I would like to make my own cable with RCA and Phoenix connector. I want to follow the “best noise reduction” method. According to manual Crown DSI...
  3. Replacement Phoenix Terminal Connector Model Number?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I need a replacement Phoenix Terminal Connector to power my MiniDSP 2x4 (lost the original). Does anyone know the Model Number? I've searched, but can't seem to find a match. Thanks!
  4. Sub woofer audio connector

    System Setup and Connection
    I am having trouble locating an audio cable connector. My friend has an older Cambridge Sound sub woofer. It has two inputs, left and right. I remember my first Boston Acoustic subwoofer also had two inputs. I remember using a Y connector with two short cables. Is this something that I can...
  5. inuke6000dsp fan mod: connector stucked

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    I am about to change the fan but i cant break the cable connector loose, it is glued :( The thing also is that there is glue right there where the locking tiller is (on the right side of the image). Has anybody overcome this problem? Here is a foto:
  6. Can 2 pin speakon cables be used with a 4 pin speakon connector plate?

    Pro Audio
    Hi everyone. I am having two custom boxes built for the Mach 5 FTW 21 drivers. However my question is to make them with 2 pin or 4 pin speakon connector plates? All of my speakon cables are 2 pin. And I've heard 4 pin speakon cables are rare. However, I've also heard 4 pin speakon connector...
  7. dcx 2496 serial-usb connector

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hi all After setting up my dcx for my 2 subs. Has anybody tried to connect there dcx to a pc, with a usb to serial connector. Just wanted recommendation to which one works with windows 7 64bit. many thanks.
  8. RCA connector soldering

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I have read the extensive guide on soldering RCA connectors by Mr Wayne. Thank you very much for the guide. I have done a fair amount of soldering on breadboards but connectors are new to me. In the guide, I see that the solder cup of the RCA connector is tinned with solder and the wire is...
  9. DVI "Y" connector issue

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Hi guys, I have a issue with a DVI "Y" connector and the below is what I have setup. Gforce 6600 oc video card 15' DVI to VGA cable to sanyo Z4 projector 15' DVI to DVI cable to LCD monitor Vista HTPC 1024X768 My problem is when I hook the "Y" connector and the two DVI cables up my...
  10. HDMI 1.3 connector

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    There seems to be some confusion, in my mind at least, about whether HDMI 1.3 has a different connector from the previous versions. Or is this some confusion with the new mini-HDMI that came along at the same time?:scratchhead:
  11. Can I use a Y connector on pre-outs?

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi: I want to use the volume controlled pre-outs on my integrated amp to feed the inputs on another amp and also to feed a pair of subwoofers, so can I use the left and right pre-outs and place a "Y" connector on each,so I have two outs from each, (left and right) or will I create a problem for...