Can you extend speaker cables?
With a soldering/heat gun, the idea is very straightforward: you just heat the two wires up to an extent that they “glue” to each other. If you were wondering – how to extend speaker wire for surround sound – soldering is the most effective and efficient technique. A set of wire nuts or shrink tubes.
How do you extend existing speaker wire?
Follow these steps:
- Cut & strip the speaker wire (at least 1/2″ length of bare wire is needed).
- Hold up both ends to form an “X” shape with the wire facing opposite directions.
- Hold both ends and tightly twist each end around the other until they’re completely wrapped over each other.
Can you splice Bose speaker wire?
You can splice the pre-supplied audio wire from the Bose in the central portion with the different third-party wire to measure the length. I suggest using a length of 50 ft. to stretch the existing wire. With the right connectors on the top, you may use a third party wire.
Can you connect two speaker wires together?
There are a couple of ways to splice speaker wires. One way is to twist speaker wires together and use electrical tape. However, tape wears out over time, and the smallest tug on the wires can separate the connection. The better option is an in-line electrical crimp connector (also known as a “butt” connector).