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JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

16-gauge marine speaker wire — priced per foot

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JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

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Don't let speaker wire be the weak link in your marine audio system. JL Audio's premium marine speaker wire is protected against corrosion and its soft, flexible PVC jacket surrounds pure OFC copper wire for excellent signal transfer.

Don't let speaker wire be the weak link in your marine audio system. JL Audio's premium marine speaker wire is protected against corrosion and its soft, flexible PVC jacket surrounds pure OFC copper wire for excellent signal transfer.

Note: This speaker wire is priced per foot . Enter the number of feet desired in the "quantity" field of your shopping cart. Warranty: 2 years.

Great quality wiring, easy install with "+" symbols continuous on one side. Installed in my 2012 Crownline 18ss with JL 700/5 Marine amp, powering 4 JL 6 1/2" mx marine speakers. Ultra clean sound, zero complaints!!

Boat Fanatic, Lincoln, NE

What's in the Box:

  • 16-Gauge marine speaker wire (sold by the foot)
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JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire Reviews

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JL Audio quality

Written by: Boat Fanatic from Lincoln, NE on June 25, 2016

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Great quality wiring, easy install with "+" symbols continuous on one side. Installed in my 2012 Crownline 18ss with JL 700/5 Marine amp, powering 4 JL 6 1/2" mx marine speakers. Ultra clean sound, zero complaints!!

Pros: No coil memory for install, positive side + markings continuous

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JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

Written by: Anonymous from Pine City, NY on May 11, 2016

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Used this 16-gauge speaker wire to connect an external PA system. The wire strips well and has a quality feel. The braided wire inside is soft and can be a little annoying to terminate, but it also helps with overall flexibility. I will be buying this again for any outdoor projects.

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Nice Speaker wire

Written by: HJO Records from White Lake, MI on May 6, 2016

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This speaker is good quality. It is very pliable and has a nice thick coating. I replaced all the speaker wire in my pontoon, and was very happy with it.

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JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

Written by: Brian from Aurora, IL on April 4, 2016

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good coating on wire. great price.

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Great Wire

Written by: JBM from Palm Harbor on March 17, 2016

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Replaced the original non marine wire with this wire from JL. Very happy with the purchase and the wire. Sounds great and you can tell it is going to last.

Pros: Worth every penny!

Cons: none

Excellent speaker at a great price

Written by: Anonymous from Discovery Bay, CA on May 20, 2015

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Quality speaker wire at a great price per foot compared to other wire at local audio stores.

Pros: strong, doesn't kink

Cons: None

Quality Cable

Written by: Anonymous from Detriot, MI on May 15, 2015

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I like the quality of the cabling

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Very pleased

Written by: Jon from Ocean city, md on May 7, 2015

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High quality wire just as described.. Won't use anything else

Pros: Tinned copper OFC

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JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

Written by: Anonymous from Illinois on April 5, 2015

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Very good quality speaker wire wire is mark positive and negative would recommend this wire

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Jl Audio speaker wire

Written by: Scott from Maricopa,AZ on January 21, 2015

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Got 100 ft to rewrite my Yukon. Had enough left to do my wife's Trailblazer. Flexible, good quality wire.

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Top quality wire!

Written by: Steve from Wichita, KS on September 4, 2014

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This is some of the best wire you can find for marine use. I'm a big fan of high quality wire and have used it to make low quality components sound like pro quality systems. For automotive and home use where corrosion isn't an issue in would still go with fine strand copper but for a wet environment it is this JL wire all the way.

Pros: Tinned for corrosion resistance. Positive side is clearly labeled on the wire every foot.

Cons: None that I can think of

JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

Written by: Russell from Pensacola on June 28, 2014

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Love it these have the best.

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Great Company to work with

Written by: Anonymous from New Hampshire on June 5, 2014

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I put this in my boat with 4 6"x9" infinity speakers, and it was just what i was looking for. Very helpful company to work with, and very fast shipping.

Pros: Very fast shipping

Cons: Nothing

JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

Written by: Joe from 24333 on May 23, 2014

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Love this wire very high quality.

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Exactly as advertised

Written by: Doug from Pittsboro, Indiana on May 5, 2014

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This wire is the best. Fantastic throughout.

Pros: Tinned, pliable, strong

Cons: None

So far So Good

Written by: Robert from Alabama on February 20, 2014

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Looks like good wire

Pros: Good quality

Cons: none

JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

Written by: C from Atlanta GA on October 21, 2013

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Good Quality Wire

Pros: Quality

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Great Wire

Written by: KC9RMU from Scottsburg, IN on October 16, 2013

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Great speaker wire. I was very happy with the quality and price. easy to read labels + & - make it easy to read.

Pros: Excellent quality.

Cons: none

JL audio speaker wire

Written by: David from Gulfport, MS on July 19, 2013

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Great product, i would definitely buy again.

Pros: Great product for the price

Cons: None

JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

Written by: Monty from LOs Angeles, Ca. on July 17, 2013

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This wire is two conductor CL3 audio wire from JL Audio features clearly marked with 1 foot marks and + (positive) references the length of the wire making for a very simple installation. The cost per foot is competitively priced. All wire is not created equal! You may be tempted as I was to use some really good speaker wire. But is it marine rated? I did my homework on this one so this review is not two lines. First let's briefly look at common wire on the local shelf of you custom car audio shop. This wire is industry standard multi-strand copper UL (Underwriters Laboratory) rated as CL(Class)2. This is high quality oxygen free copper. Next would be UL rated CL3 and this is what you want. CL3 wiring is used in high-end home theater installation and HDMI cables as examples .CL2 offers some electric shock protection while CL3 offers a bit more because it is rated to carry more voltage. CL3 may be used in place of CL2, but not the other way around. CL3 wire is used in marine applications because of its tough jacket (protection from elements and constant vibration), signal transfer (clarity), and shock protection. Do your install once right or do it once a season.

Pros: Price, UL CL3, clearly marked, stays flexible

Cons: only comes in white

JL Audio XM-WHTSC16 Speaker Wire

Written by: boater from Anaheim, CA on June 21, 2013

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Appears to be great quality marine wire at a good price. Easy to work with.

Pros: Quality Price

Cons: None

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Written by: Liz from Charleston, SC on May 27, 2013

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Appeared to be a nice high quality wire. Easy to strip/connect

Pros: Reasonable price

Cons: None

Great wirer

Written by: Bailey from Jacksonville fl on March 16, 2013

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Easy to use, well made for the marine environment. Definitely recommend for use on boats

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JL Audio marine wires

Written by: DT from Fair Oaks, CA on March 14, 2013

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The speaker wire looks to be of great quality! I noticed how thick the protective jacket was and how good the core wiring looked also. I had actually left the wiring out in the sun (on top of my boat cover) on accident for a few days and when I went to get them, they still looked brand new. Can't wait to put them to the test.

Pros: Thick wire protection that's water resistant.

Cons: None so far

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What's in the box?

  • 16-Gauge marine speaker wire (sold by the foot)

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Features

Marine Series Speaker Wire: JL Audio's Marine Series 16-gauge speaker cable is ideal for connection of marine speaker systems and features parallel conductors, tinned for corrosion resistance. The soft, flexible white PVC jacket makes the wire very flexible, and the all-copper wire construction makes sure your signals are transmitted with minimal resistance.

Notes: Marine speaker wire is sold by the foot. 

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I don't see why you couldn't. I did the same thing a couple years ago, everything still works. Just make sure you use heat shrink butt splices. Those help keep it together when you are going through those rollers out there. [ Jonathan  May 14, 2016 ]
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