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#279471 - 2018-10-08 19:02 Re: To daisy chain, or not? [Re: spinaltap]
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It is actually Cat7 the Meridian SpeakerLink Cable on reels.



I remember having to help specify it with Richard Hollinshead at Meridian and doing listing tests. It does matter, for the extra edge of performance.

I have crimp and cable here so if anyone ever wants a patch lead or two doing let me know.

Thanks
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#279472 - 2018-10-08 19:21 Re: To daisy chain, or not? [Re: MrTechGuy]
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#279474 - 2018-10-08 20:30 Re: To daisy chain, or not? [Re: spinaltap]
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pm me. or email.
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#279514 - 2018-10-10 10:49 Re: To daisy chain, or not? [Re: spinaltap]
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I'm also planning to have the electronics in a hall cupboard and (single) run speakerlink to wall plates and then shorter cables to the speakers however I suspect not using wall plates would provide the best signal path. Does anyone have experience of this setup and how bad or not is this arrangement?

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#279518 - 2018-10-10 16:38 Re: To daisy chain, or not? [Re: spinaltap]
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Does the Cat7 Meridian replace the original flat SpeakerLink cable or is there a reason for them both?

After reading this I will go back and home run my cables now as I had originally daisy chained. I'm intrigued now 😂

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#279519 - 2018-10-10 20:10 Re: To daisy chain, or not? [Re: D4ve84]
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The flat is classed as Cat6 compared to the round which is Cat7.

I have always installed with the Cat7 spec cable.

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#279520 - 2018-10-10 21:28 Re: To daisy chain, or not? [Re: spinaltap]
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Thank you Edd

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