Where can i buy a good quality equipment wire?

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    Currently, I am planning to DIY a valve pre-amplifier. Due to this is my first DIY, I have some questions about the wire i should use inside the case.

    1. Cable from pcbs to RCA(internal), what kind of quality cable should i use? if i use a normal equipment cable, it definitely will loss lots of signal, and it will be meaningless if i am using a good quality RCA interconnect (external).

    2. Cable for power connection, such as in the condition where i need to split the current from the trasformer.


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    I use 0.5mm^2 teflon insulated silver plated copper for my valve phono stage, you can buy it from various places. I also use the same but 2.5mm^2 for the power supply.
    You can use silver, i didnt like the use of this for signal hookup as much as the above, but i havent tried it for power conections
     
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    thanks, will try to find out where i can get these cables from...

    By the way, do you have any ideas whether i can use OFC cable in "internal case"
     
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    yup, the cable i mentioned is OFC:)
     
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    Can iyou recommend some sites to get these cable? i still cant find it after half hour of searching

    many thanks
     
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    erm why bother,as long as the cable is as good as the p.c.b track to the first component.As for power connections make sure the insulation is suitable rated for the high voltages that could be roaming around in the circuit
     
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    Thanks a lot. :)
     
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