in-wall wiring

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I've my new house pre-wired.  But I'm a newbie to home-theather.  When
picked our options, the builder never asked us what kind of wires (for
would we like to use.  So now I'm worried (after talking to friends),
perhaps a bit late.

Question is, what kind of cables do builders typically use for
pre-wiring (i.e. thicker
guage?)?  The reason I ask is that based on the locations of the 5.1
speakers, I'm
concerned that if I place my A/V receiver too far from the distribution
panel, the total length of
the speaker wires might be too long.

Total length here is defined as: length from receiver to panel + length
from panel
to farthest speaker.  Length from receiver to panel could be 20ft or


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You need to get some new friends and stop worrying.

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