Monster Cable's most economical speaker wire gives you impressive clarity, bass response and dynamic range in a compact design. The heavy-duty Duraflex jacket resists abrasion and increases flexibility. Length is 50 feet. Lifetime warranty.

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What's in the box?

  • One 50' length of 16 gauge Monster Standard speaker cable

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Features

  • Fine, high-purity copper stranding improves performance and flexibility for an easy installation
  • Protective Duraflex jacket is UV stabilized and resistant to temperature extremes, abrasion and household chemicals
  • Larger gauge improves power transfer and bass response

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Great Product!

Written By Karen G., Tucson, AZ on Saturday, June 22, 2013

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Haven't had a chance to use the cable yet - I moved and have not hooked up my stereo system yet, but I knew I needed new speaker wire. I compared prices and at I found that Crutchfield's price was unbeatable, so I bought them.

Pros: Correct Size - Great Price.

Cons: Honestly, don't know.

Cable review

Written By Anonymous, Ruckersville, VA on Monday, June 03, 2013

Did what I want it for. Easy to cut and use

Great Speaker Wire

Written By Anonymous, Louisville, KY on Monday, May 06, 2013

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Very high quality speaker wire for an affordable price. The 16 gauge wire is great for home theater systems like mine. I combined the wire with Monster banana clips and the sound is great. Paired with polk rm87 speaker system and polk psw111 sub. Can't complain about the sound at all.

Good Speaker wire

Written By Kevinb, Coral Springs FL on Monday, February 25, 2013

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Good basic speaker wire.

Pros: Open box, good price.

Cons: None

Monster standard speaker cable

Written By Todd, Alamogordo, NM on Saturday, February 02, 2013

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Quality cable, and very easy to run and connect between components. Glad I made the jump from using cheap cable in the past. I was afraid I needed to have connectors on the cable ends, but not so. I especially appreciate the white coding along one of the wires so you know which is pos/neg.

The Sickness (Good)

Written By AudioNoob, Tampa, FL on Saturday, January 19, 2013

This is absolutely the most quality wire I have ever seen/used. My current stock is over 10 years old and still Exhibits the the same flexibility it did when I originally purchased it. My favorite attribute of this wire is the exceptional jacket. Very Flexible ... easy to strip and high-quality fibers within. The wire is Very easy to work with much nicer than the Standard Transparent copper wire jacket that That you have to fight with. The clearly branded silver letters make it easy to identify which side of the wire you are working. I'm relieved to find this wire 10 years later I'm going to stock up on it.

Pros: Exceptionally flexible and easy to work with high-quality Rubber jacket and copper fibers

Cons: Not available in thicker gauges

High quality, flexible cable for a great price

Written By Isaiah, Burke, VA on Friday, January 04, 2013

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Very nice cabling! I used a wire cutter and stripper I had to cut these wires down to size, and hooked them up to all my home theatre equipment. The cable is super flexible, with good heft to it and a thick, clean copper core. It sounds amazing, and I highly recommend it. Thanks again Crutchfield!

Nice

Written By Bob, Boston on Tuesday, March 06, 2012

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Nice heavy high quality cable. To my sense the 16 AWG gauge wire is the perfect balance point between light weight "zip cord" and the heavier gauge but far more expensive "original" Monster Cable. I got it with the Monster banana connectors (QL GMT-H MKII) and then went together very smoothly.

Pros: Soft flexible rubber coating and wire with enough heft that the cable lies nicely in use.

Cons: None that I see or hear.

Speaker Wire

Written By JRBoca, Boca Raton, FL. on Friday, January 27, 2012

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Great Value and easy to run

Pros: Very flexible and easy to handle

Cons: Should have ordered another 100'

Monster Standard Speaker Cable

Written By BobF, Houston, TX on Monday, August 22, 2011

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I have always used Monster cable for my speakers. I used this in combination with my Atrum4 Polk Audio speakers I bought. The cable adds a lot to the sound of the speakers. Great buy.

Wires were perfect for my Polk speakers

Written By Supersundar, Centreville, VA on Thursday, February 10, 2011

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Crutchfield reps suggested this cable for my speaker system and my installer said it is the
perfect cable for this speaker system

Good cable

Written By Sam, Florida on Friday, February 04, 2011

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very good budget product from monster

Cntr Spkr Wire

Written By tetvet6768, WA on Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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Good wire. Well constructed and easy to work with. Carries a good signal.

Great Quality Cable

Written By Tracy, Sandston, VA. on Monday, August 23, 2010

I purchased two rolls of this and was very impressed with the quality of it. Very flexible and
the jacket strips easily from the wire. I used it to run a pair of outdoor Polks on our patio and it
worked great. I'm going to use the other roll in my vehicle. I'm sure you have seen the price
of speaker cable, some of it is very expensive and this is a great alternative. Low cost and
great quality are usually not referenced together but what else would you expect from the
great people at Crutchfield.

Wonderful cables!

Written By Dan, Boston, MA on Monday, April 27, 2009

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These cables are a great buy. They aren't expensive and when you just feel them you can tell they are great quality. I used to have really cheap cable that was so stiff you could cut off three feet and swordfight with it. These cables are very flexible and the wires don't crack the instant you are trying to twist them into a connector.

excellent speaker wire

Written By Robin, Central New Jersey on Monday, August 13, 2007

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I replaced older, lower quality speaker wire with the monster cable, and the sound improvement is significant. The music sounds more clear and louder at the same volume.

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