AQ DBS like silver-cotton-carbon diy speaker cables

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Conical twister

Hi Claudio
The conical wire twister is DIY fro a plastic Perrier water bottleneck cut, some carbon tubes took from a stunt kite broken, some SuperGlue (take care to your fingers).
Don't forget to cut lengthwise a slot to slide the tool around the cable carrier.
Pierce the stopper to the diameter of the finished cable.
Split the cap closed on the opposite side to the slot of the wire twister tool for locking and prevent the cable from accidentally kind of support cable.
These cables were planed to fit with midhigh & high frequencies.
If you plan to build a full range cable project I suggest to begin from a 16AWG instead of 18AWG. Navships on eBay will sell all AWG silver plated copper without insulation at better prices than usual. Ask him when.
Best regards.
 
Here is the parts list

For each 2,75m cable :

2 x 18AWG OCC silver plated solid core wire from USA.
2 x 22AWG OCC silver plated solid core wire from USA.
ebay.com / hifi-deals / #121812538837 & #111773096861

2 x 20AWG pure silver OCC solid core wire from Taiwan.
ebay.com / jing.wu1215 / #181989955537
2 x 24AWG pure silver OCC solid core wire from Taiwan.
ebay.com / audio.01 / #172014886133

8 x 2,75m cotton tubbing from Russia.
ebay.com / enverest / #222122832908 & #222122889078

2 x 2,75m 1/4" - 6,35cm carbon tubbing / Shielding from USA <a href="http://compositeenvisions.com/carbon-fiber-fabric-sleeve-0-25-6-35mm-diameter-3k-aerospace-8-3oz-281gsm-1020.html" rel="nofollow">compositeenvisions.com/carbon-fiber-fabric-sleeve-0-25-6-...</a>

2 x 24AWG copper silver plated for Dbs Anod wire.
1 x 24AWG copper silver plated for Dbs Cathod wire.
ebay.com / ultratronixs / #262433123801

1 x 72VDbs battery pack & 1 x Dbs connector wire (very hard to find, ask Cassie Len) from China.
Aliexpress / HIFI store / #73732113367658
& <a href="http://www.audiocrast.com/AudioCrast-AQ-72V-DBS-TURBO-Upgrade-Battery-System.html" rel="nofollow">www.audiocrast.com/AudioCrast-AQ-72V-DBS-TURBO-Upgrade-Ba...</a>

All packed in a nice black & blue sleeving.
ebay.com / lulu0713hk / #281132295425
ebay.com / atopelec / #530652124604

Before all thing remove the enamel on the surface of every wire to prevent dielectric noise (Decapex is smart to do the job).

This cable project was planed for midhigh & high frequencies.
It do the job far better expected but if you plan to build a full range cable I recommend to choose 16AWG, 18AWG, 20AWG (22AWG for more high freq details / otherwise another 16AWG if you audio system needs bass deeper).

Rgds
Alexandre
 
Kleen Air said:
About full range cable I could reply : what is a full range speaker ?
Almost any piece of copper (or silver) wire works as a good conductor from DC up to around 1GHz. That is an infinite range of frequency decades, but doesn't take account of the age of the wire. Let us assume that after manufacture the wire will be used for about 20 years before being replaced. That is about 631ks; a lower frequency of 1.6nHz. So wire works over 18 decades of frequency. I think we can call that 'full range'.

A good 'full range' speaker works over about 3 decades of frequency - quite narrow compared with the humblest piece of wire.

I won't comment on "dielectric noise" as I am sure SY is far better qualified than me in this matter. I will say that I found the link unconvincing; he may or may not wish to do a detailed examination of its claims.

I could also asking : why the awg inside a tweeter moving coil is different than inside a woofer ? is it only cause weight or is it also cause power (voltage x current) handling increased for low frequencies ?
All speaker coils are a compromise between weight (actually, mass) and power handling. This has almost nothing whatsoever to do with cables, where weight is not really an issue at all and power handling is far easier than a voice coil.
 
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