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16 Gauge 4-conductor Oxygen Free Burial Rated In Wall Speaker Cable CL3 (50ft - 250t)

Product code: JA-16-4

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Features & Specifications

A lot of cable manufacturers will try to confuse consumers with fancy, complicated terms to describe cable but don't be fooled. OSD outdoor speaker cable is priced significantly lower than other brands and performs just as well if not better. This 4-conductor oxygen-free cable can be used for outdoor rock, patio, or garden speakers, or for low voltage outdoor lighting. The cable features a specially formulated white polyethylene jacket that is U/V resistant and provides protection against water damage. The audiophile grade wire contains 99.9% pure copper conductors with a high strand count for excellent performance.

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A reasonably priced alternative to MonsterŪ Cable. This wire is perfect for outdoor speakers, low voltage lighting and many other outdoor or direct burial applications. The cable features a specially formulated white polyethylene jacket that is U/V resistant and provides protection against water damage. The audiophile grade wire contains 25 strands of 99.9% pure copper conductors. The high strand count provides improved skin effect.

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

9 Questions & 9 Answers
Chris
from Northern Virginia/Wash DC asked:
August 12, 2017
My intention is to run 16 Gauge 4-conductor CL2/3 cable from my receiver (in my garage) down to my basement and near an exterior wall. As some point I will split that run into two 16 Gauge 2-conductor CL2/3 cables (this will occur indoors). I will then run the two 2 conductor cables through existing wall penetrations and will connect them to my RS690s ohn the patio. 1. Do you see an issue with this? 2. Can I run the 4-conductor cable alongside some electrical cable? Or should there be a distance b/t the two.
1 Answers
Hi Chris: There should be no problem running and splitting the four conductor cables even if you did outside (where we would recommend using our Aqua Blue terminator caps filled with silicon). It always a good idea to steer clear of placing any cables near power lines. TL/4520
Customer Service - Q&A
on August 15, 2017

Andy
from San Jose, CA asked:
June 20, 2016
Do you have a shielded version of this cable?
1 Answers
Hi Andy: I do not believe we stock a shielded CL3/FT4 rated speaker wire. All of our Speaker Wires feature twisted pairs internally but no additional shielding. What is your application that you need shielded cables? TL/3942
Customer Service - Q&A
on June 21, 2016

Eric Thorsen
from Cincinnati asked:
August 9, 2015
I'm looking for outdoor speaker cable that I can run out to my fire pit in the back yard. This looks great, but it's only available in white. Once I get to the buried cable to the location, I need to run it up a few trees to my speakers, but I don't want the white cable to show so obviously! Isn't this available in black?
1 Answers
Hi Eric, Unfortunately we only carry speaker wire in white!
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on August 14, 2015

Jeff
from Ontario Canada asked:
August 30, 2013
There is 4 wires inside the uv sleeve. Does this mean I can connect 2 speakers with one length of wire?
1 Answers
Hi Jeff, This wire should be used to connect amps to speaker selectors, volume controls or even dual tweeter speakers. I would advise against using it with two speakers though, because you would be removing the protective jacket. It's best to go with 2 conductor for speaker pairs. Thanks. -BM 2188
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on October 15, 2013

Adam
from Ohio asked:
April 1, 2013
Would I be able to get any other length of cable, for example, 150 feet?
1 Answers
Hi Adam, For 150 feet, you'll need to order 1 100-ft cable plus 1 50-ft cable of the same gauge. CL/MA 1756
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on April 2, 2013

Jose
from Puerto Rico asked:
August 27, 2012
What is the diameter of this cable 16/4?
1 Answers
Diameter is 5/16"
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on August 28, 2012

Bryan
from Little rock, arkansas asked:
May 24, 2012
Are the individual wires twisted and if so what is the twist rate per foot?
1 Answers
Hi Bryan: There are four internal conductors in individual jackets color coded red, black, white and green. Each of the four conductors feature 25 strands of copper versus 65 strands for our step up High Strand Ultra Series wire. The four conductors are twisted roughly 3 to 5 times per foot on this our Elite Series and 6 to 8 times on our high strand count Ultra Series. The higher strand counts tends to be a bit more flexible and has about a 10% increase in current flow. TL
Customer Service - Q&A
on May 25, 2012

silas
from ca asked:
May 19, 2012
does direct burial mean you dont need a conduit, also is it recommended to use a conduit to bury the wire
1 Answers
Hi Silas: The cable can be buried without using conduit. The key is using our Direct Burial rated Aqua Blue terminating connectors featuring internal silicone when terminating the cables to the Rock or Garden Speaker. TL
Customer Service - Q&A
on May 19, 2012

charlie
from ny ny asked:
January 6, 2012
Can this be used in wall?
1 Answers
Hi Charlie: This cable features a CL-3 Rated jacket approved for in-wall installation. The CL-3 means it is approved for both Residential and Commercial applications. The only limitation is running the cable in a Heating or Air Duct. The CL-3 means that it the jacket will not burn and spread a fire inside the wall (it melts first). It does not give off toxic fumes like a non CL rated cable. TL/MA
Customer Service - Q&A
on January 6, 2012

Product Reviews

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100% Recommend this product (9 of 9 responses)
By Ken
Scottsdale, AZ
March 3, 2017
As advertized
Worked fine, had a 200 ft run part underground to rock speakers
By larry
buffalo, ny
November 9, 2016
excellent product
great product, delivered on time.
By RMS FAB
Ventura, Ca
May 17, 2015
Not just for speakers
This wire works great for trailer light wiring. Just wired up a boat trailer very satisfied with results.
By Chris
Canada
October 30, 2013
Great products
As always a great product at a great price until you add postage to Canada. If you could find a way to get these products to me for less money I would say it is a no brainer to buy from you. The postage brings the price up so high that it opens the door to other options.
By Mike
Jacksonville FL
October 5, 2013
Quality
Found the product of high quailty and very well made i ould recommend this to anyone that is doing outside work
Proswhen warm very flexable
Best UsesSpeakers
By Karl
Fairfax, VA
July 30, 2013
Great purchase
Product was received as promised. No issues with product quality, quantity or delivery. Would definitely purchase from Outdoor Speaker Depot again.
By Fabio R
Miami, FL
April 17, 2012
Great Product!!!
Great cable to connect to my Bose 151SE outdoor speakers!!! a single cable (4 conductors) for 2 speakers.
ProsGood Warranty, Consistent Performance, Good Length
Best Usesoutdoor
By CJE
Fox Point, WI
June 24, 2011
Worth every penny
Great product at a great price!
ProsVersatile, Consistent Performance, Good Length
Best UsesOutdoors
By venice lover
new york, new york
June 15, 2011
good value
used wire to install outdoor speakers on patio; works fine!
ProsConsistent Performance