Home Theater Wiring Tricks and Techniques | Audiogurus Speaker Gauge Matters, but Probably Not as Much as You ThinkOne area people falter is in knowing what size wire, or what type of speaker cable gauge they need for their speakers. The truth is, you’re safe us..Don’T Use Connectors Or Terminations on SurroundsAsk most custom installers and they’ll tell you that bare wire and bulk speaker cable is the way to go on surrounds and in-ceiling speakers. While..Label Your WiresIn Multiple PlacesThere’s nothing worse than having to trace out speakers because some installer forgot to label the speaker cablesexcept when that installer is me..Leave Yourself Enough Slack to Replace EquipmentThis week I helped a friend replace an AV receiver with a new model. When I went to pull to the old AV receiver, he had just enough wire to pull th..Interconnects Really Do Come in Multiple SizesWhile I advocate for having extra length on long-run wires, interconnects are a place I like to match my gear up pretty tightly. Most people aren’t.. 6 Tips to Manage Wiring for Your Home Theater Setup May 02, 2017Choose the Right Wire Hardware. Selecting the right wiring hardware for your home theater is essential as it directly affects the sound quality. Thickness or gauge, expressed in AWG (American Wire Gauge) is the most important feature of a speaker cable. The lower the speaker gauge number, the larger and thicker the wire will be. Usually,..