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Ballpark I have a RS 250 watt amp and need to hook to two speakers, the kind that are cloth or felt covered,....have them mounted each game about 100 feet in each direction from the amp. I've always used just bare wire connections at each end. The amp does not have a plug in type for the speakers, but the speakers do. What's the best way to handle this situation for maximum output and clarity? Thanks

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There are a couple of ways you could do this. One way is to buy some do-it-yourself connectors (RCA or 1/4", depending on the type of output jacks on your PA) and solder them to the bare-wire that you already have running to your speakers. That will create a good connection for you with minimal loss and minimal distortion. The other option is to purchase 1/4" instument cables from a music store, like guitar center, and cut one end off. Strip back the wire casing and connect directly to your speaker inputs.

Hope this helped.

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You extend wire from speaker what ever you want distance.

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