long sound cable


Old 08-06-14, 02:05 PM
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long sound cable

I have a Dish DVR receiver and an AV 5.1 receiver in another room 20 ft away. They cant move.
I would like to have the tv sound come thru a pair of speakers behind the tv.Those speakers are connected to the AV and used mostly for radio and cd music.The speaker wire is about 25 ft.
There is no connection between the 2 receivers right now.
The Dish receiver doesnt have HDMI ...
Can I run my rca cables 25 ft to the AV receiver so my sound will come out the speakers??
If so can I get a set of simple cables,red and white, that are that long??
What do you think??
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Old 08-06-14, 02:21 PM
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I've seen RCA cables that long - I spliced a double 25 footer into a single 50 footer once by separating the two wires and putting a double female connector between them for a video camera feed to a VCR.
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i have a different plan...I can move the receiver but I need a 15 ft aux cable with red and white on one end an 1/8 jack on the other..
can I get this in a fat wire so there isnt degradation ??
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Googled this. You may find longer ones. Robot Check
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Here is a 25-foot cable from Monoprice. They also have them in 35 and 50 foot lengths.
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If you are paranoid about audio degradation due to long audio cables, then use video cables (with the same RCA plugs at the ends). Use an adapter or a 3 foot audio cable with the 1/8" (3.5mm) jack and/or RCA barrel gender bender at one end as needed.
Old 08-09-14, 08:04 PM
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If you're worried about sound degradation, use balanced cables and a balanced audio source. (XLR) Otherwise I have the "Premium" audio cables from Monoprice as long as 50 feet in my house and notice no audio loss.

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