Is it OK to coil audio cables?
“It is not recommended to coil excess speaker cable on the floor, because coiling the cable greatly increases the inductance, and other interaction effects that may cause more than just an extra amount of high frequency roll-off.
How do you coil an audio cable?
To do the over-under, twist the cable in one direction to make the first coil, and un-twist it to make the next, and repeat this until all the cable is neatly coiled. Yes, it takes some practice to perfect and a little more time on the winding side, but you make up for it when you use it next.
Is it OK to wrap cables?
Incorrect wrapping can create a bad cable “memory” and eventually destroy the wires. Wrapping a cable around your elbow or “straight coiling” does not work because every time it is wound, it causes the cable to twist with each loop made. When it is unwound, it coils and ties itself into knots.
Can you coil any cable?