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Speakers and wiring Speakers and wiring

Summary

  • Failure mode Inadequate components reduce durability and sound quality.
  • Durability feature Mounted speakers to avoid vibration.
  • Cost

Good practices

  • Good practicesWires should be appropriately shielded and routed (to avoid contact or chafing on hard surfaces).
  • Good practices Speakers should have a minimum 5W output (and be on anti-vibration mounts) and not be in contact with hard surfaces.

Bad practices

  • Bad practicesChafing wires lead to noise and electrical faults.
  • Bad practices Unwanted speaker vibrations compromise sound quality.

Key facts

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  • Durability features Durability features
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