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Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable  (Open Box)
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Get in the game with this affordable speaker cable.

This Musicians Gear 16-gauge speaker cable is a solid mix of low resistance and 2-conductor, oxygen-free copper wire. Heat-shrunk tubing provides strain relief for this light-to-medium-duty cable.

FEATURES
  • 2-conductor, oxygen-free copper wire
  • Ultra-low signal resistance gives you a cleaner, more powerful signal
  • Heavy-duty heat-shrunk tubing for for strain relief
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Musician's Gear16-Gauge Speaker Cable
 
3.8

(based on 79 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (12)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Functional (31)
  • Good quality (31)
  • Easy to use (27)
  • Improves sound (10)

Cons

  • Poor quality (5)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (24)
  • Back-up (20)
  • Concerts (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (32), Professional musician (16), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Musician's Gear 16 guage speaker cable, 3 feet

I give this cable an overall rating of 7, because to me that is satisfactory, and this cable is satisfactory. Nothing more, nothing less.
This cable does what it should,...Read complete review

I give this cable an overall rating of 7, because to me that is satisfactory, and this cable is satisfactory. Nothing more, nothing less.
This cable does what it should, and is an adequate price, compared to other overpriced cables.
Seems to be good & sturdy. I don't plan on stepping on it, winding it tight, pulling it by the cord, or anything else that would also destroy any other overpriced cable, so therefore, there isn't much for there to go wrong. The only thing I noticed is that the plug seemed a little tight when first plugging into my amp output jack, but after plugging and unplugging a few times, it seemed to be better.
Good price, what any speaker cable should cost. Personally, I feel that gold plating, or any other frill is a waste of money that will not result in any noticeable sound difference.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't recommend

The shaft on the jacks are about an eighth of an inch shorter than other jacks I own. In several of my speakers, the jacks don't stay in. Disappointing. I'm going to cut...Read complete review

The shaft on the jacks are about an eighth of an inch shorter than other jacks I own. In several of my speakers, the jacks don't stay in. Disappointing. I'm going to cut off the jacks and replace them. Cables are good, jacks bad. I guess in china they measure differently. Not buying anymore of these.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Musician's Gear 16 guage speaker cable, 3 feet

By Ryan Holm

from Murrieta California.

Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

I give this cable an overall rating of 7, because to me that is satisfactory, and this cable is satisfactory. Nothing more, nothing less.
This cable does what it should, and is an adequate price, compared to other overpriced cables.
Seems to be good & sturdy. I don't plan on stepping on it, winding it tight, pulling it by the cord, or anything else that would also destroy any other overpriced cable, so therefore, there isn't much for there to go wrong. The only thing I noticed is that the plug seemed a little tight when first plugging into my amp output jack, but after plugging and unplugging a few times, it seemed to be better.
Good price, what any speaker cable should cost. Personally, I feel that gold plating, or any other frill is a waste of money that will not result in any noticeable sound difference.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

16 Gauge Speaker Cable

By Quincy

from Shreveport, LA

About Me Professional Musician

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Backup
  • Concerts
  • Practicing

Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

I found this here on MF and it was just what I needed. It works perfectly, very well made and and conducts sound very well.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Don't recommend

By Nathan

from Louisiana

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

The shaft on the jacks are about an eighth of an inch shorter than other jacks I own. In several of my speakers, the jacks don't stay in. Disappointing. I'm going to cut off the jacks and replace them. Cables are good, jacks bad. I guess in china they measure differently. Not buying anymore of these.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Rock Solid cable

By Racquel

from Louisville, KY.

About Me Professional Musician

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Quality
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amp to speaker cab
    • Daisy chaining speakers

    Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

    I am using these to daisy chain PA Speakers, but they are very nice and the price is right, so I am planning to order more to replace the older cables I have between my guitar and bass amps and their speaker cabs.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    "I would buy this product again and again"

    By Hot Dogg

    from Holyoke Ma.

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

      I needed the cables for a Friday night show . So I ordered them on Sunday and got the order on Thursday ,only one little problem 1 cable missing . I called customer service and Ryan told me to hold 1 minute . When he returned to the line he said no problem we will overnight it to you NO CHARGE !!
      Best customer service in the business !!!!

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      great deal

      By PeterCrissJazz

      from Orlando, FL

      About Me Experienced

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

        haven't had it very long, but so far so good. seems very durable and you can't beat the price.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Works great

        By pratz1231

        from Hammond, LA

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

          I use it for practicing and absolutely loved it!

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          It works.

          By Red Shoe Picker

          from Springfield MO

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

            It works.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Money dont talk here

            By Ryan

            from Conneaut , OH

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            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Good Quality
            • Quiet

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

              Don't matter if you got deep pockets or your in a pinch for a quick fix .. This will work its quiet .. no coloring at all .. that's all you need to know it does what its supposed to do and that's it.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Epic Fail on these cables!!

              By DirkDiggler

              from Michigan

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              Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

              I have bought these cables in the past without an issue but I recently bought 2 of the 6 foot size cables for my cabinets. Upon arrival I tried to hook them up but the cable end is too short. It is literally 1/8" too short and will not go far enough into the female jack to snap into place. Manufacturing 101 is at least to make the item to standard specs! Simply testing these cables before shipping them from China would have prevented this issue!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              DO NOT BUY

              By kris

              from chicago

              Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

              i got this and it wasnt the ruber>metal cable advertised it was ruber to plastic to metal and they dont fit standard instrument jacks

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Works, but jacks are not great

              By Lauren

              from Auckland, NZ

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Functional

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                These are fine for the price, but the actual TS jacks on them are not great. If I compare there agaist my normal instrument cables, they are just slightly shorts (ie 1-2mm) so they do not lock into the jack of either my orange cabinet or my amp securly. Since I just use them for practice it is not a problem, but they could come disconnected if they see any movement.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Dont waste your cash on these.

                By MikeHonz

                from Las Vegas

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Inexpensive

                Cons

                • Poor Quality
                • Very Poor Quality

                Best Uses

                • Backup

                Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                I purchased these based solely on price. I have been pleasantly impressed with the quality of other "house" brands of cables so I decided to buy these speaker cables.
                The 16ga cable is decent enough, very flexible and sturdy feeling. The 1/4" male ends are the weak link. First, they are horribly cheap and bend easily. Worst of all, the length of the tip extending from the connector body was too short to be secured into my speaker cabinet or back of my amp. The connector body is oversized and beefy looking, but upon closer examination has a very cheap feel and easily comes unscrewed.
                I ended up getting frustrated and cut off the cable ends with the plan of putting on my own male ends.
                Dont waste your money - you pay for what you get is the lesson here.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                16 Gauge Speaker Cable

                By William Dutzek

                from Nashville, TN

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                Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                Spend the money and buy better speaker cables from MF.
                Disappointed that the product looks different than the photo. Specifically the phono jacks are large, heavy, and cumbersome. In addition, they unscrew themselves all the time. After one day of ownership I decided that they were not for me.
                As mentioned, the phono jacks were not of any great quality (In my opinion).
                Probably an OK value for the cheap selling price. I just didn't the feel and as mentioned I struggled with the phono jacks constantly unscrewing themselves.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Works 4 me

                By Barry Amundsen

                from CA

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                Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                I love a hefty, large plug at the end of a beefy speaker cable and one that should it need re-soldering, can be easily done without fighting a tiny, thin, impossible, flimsy terminal. These are working for me. It may be that they have upgraded from previous plugs because these look bigger than the pic.
                I am using two of these 16 gauge speaker cables 3' length to go from my Peavey Revolution head to my stereo speaker cabinet and so far they are working fine. The 1/4 inch phone plugs are heavy duty and unlike the photo have additional length compared to the standard type and unscrew in two places. Be advised that the total length at 3' is including the plugs themselves so they look shorter than 3' as far as the cable is concerned. At first glance upon receiving them I was concerned that they might not reach the connections to my cab while the head sat on top but they reach fine.
                I am very careful with my cables and most of them have been lasting a long time. These appear to be fine and a great deal.
                At this price it is worth a try but if you use your cables to lasso audience members or something maybe get the lifetime guarantee type. Mine just have to go from my amp to my speaker and store safely until the next gig. How you roll them up matters too. Hold one end of a longer cable and loosely coil it up in one direction and tie with a velcro tie. Don't ever subject it to tight back and forth bending or you will go through cables in a hurry.

                 
                5.0

                Good quality. Good price.

                By SonicVision

                from Santa Ana, CA

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                    Good quality speaker cables for good price.

                     
                    5.0

                    I like the Speaker Cable

                    By Moe

                    from NJ

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                    you are the best

                     
                    4.0

                    I will still use them.

                    By Guitarjo

                    from texas

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                      The first two 50 foot cables I purchased did not work at all ,just a couple bad apples in the pile I guess , but they sent me two more and so far there good to go !

                       
                      5.0

                      I recently purchased a whole sound system and am very please

                      By Bunky johnson

                      from Kane Pa

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts

                        Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                        Great quality and easy to use

                         
                        5.0

                        Great product

                        By M Benton

                        from Hardeeville sc

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Musician's Gear 16-Gauge Speaker Cable:

                        Easy to use

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