making audio patch cable

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 Question by Robbie Hewitt posted 18 Aug 2005
 making audio patch cable
Hi,
I'd like to run the tape output from one receiver to another's Aux. or tape input. They are about 100' apart. Should I use Twisted pair? Coax? What cable would you suggest for this use?
Thanks,
Robbie
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 18 Aug 2005
Dear Robbie,

As the connectors are most likely RCA type jacks, a coaxial cable or a shielded pair is best suited. Use a heavy guage cable (min 22 AWG) to limit the loss due to the extreme length.

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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