For the person that uses lamp wire and likes to post in caps, the reason your system doesn't sound like it should is because you turned your cables into an antenna, hope this helps:\nhttps:\/\/www.sciencedaily.com\/releases\/2010\/09\/100915094230.htm\n\nSurely Won't sound any better with those Snake Oil cables either. :D My setup sounds Awesome! And I sleep better knowing I didn't get Hooked! :p:cool:. Those synergy speaker cables are junk science bro.