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Outdoor Direct Burial Speaker Wire, Audio Cable: 16/2, 16/4, 14/2, 14/4 Strand OFC CMX, 500' White and Black

SKU: AC-4735-142D
Gauge Size, Number of Conductors, Color


Speaker Wire/ Audio Cable, 16/2, 16/4, 14/2, 14/4 Oxygen Free CMX, Direct Burial, 500' White & Black

16 AWG Speaker Wire

Our 16-gauge speaker wire features two bare copper conductors with 65 copper strands each, ensuring improved conductivity. Made of oxygen-free pure copper, it's enclosed in a black PVC outer jacket and meets UL and CL3 standards.

Ideal for delivering high-quality audio signals from audio components to a receiver or amplifier, this direct burial speaker wire is suitable for outdoor speakers and low-voltage lighting applications. Supplied on a wooden spool in a 500-foot length, its PVC jacket is sun-resistant and shields the conductors from water damage.

14 AWG Speaker Wire

Our 14-gauge speaker wire consists of two bare copper conductors with 105 copper strands, ensuring enhanced conductivity. Crafted from oxygen-free pure copper, it features a white PVC outer jacket, making it perfect for outdoor speakers, low-voltage lighting, and various outdoor or direct burial applications.

Designed with a specially formulated PVC jacket that is sun-resistant and offers protection against water damage, this speaker wire is UL-listed and meets CL3 standards. It delivers high-quality audio signals from audio components to a receiver or amplifier and is supplied on a wooden spool of 500 feet.



  • Oxygen Free Copper (OFC)
  • 16 AWG High Strand Count (65 strands)
  • 14 AWG High Strand Count (105 strands)
  • Direct Burial Sun Resistant PVC Jacket
  • PVC Jacket Protects Against Water Damage
  • UL Listed
  • CMX Rated
  • Meets CL3 Standards


Specifications 16 AWG Speaker Wire 14 AWG Speaker Wire
Conductor OFC - Oxygen-Free Copper OFC - Oxygen-Free Copper
Conductor Size 16 AWG 14 AWG
Conductor Diameter 65/0.16 105/0.16
Insulation 16 AWG 14 AWG
Average Thickness 0.31mm 0.35mm
Insulation Diameter (™ 0.05mm) 2.1mm 2.6mm
Number of Strands 65 105
Insulation Colors Red, Black, White, & Green Red, Black, White, & Green
Outer Jacket Direct Burial Sun Resistant PVC, CMX Rated Direct Burial Sun Resistant PVC, CMX Rated
Outer Jacket Color White & Black White & Black
Average Thickness 0.6 0.6
Outside Diameter (™0.05mm) 6.5 6.5
Capacitance (Pf/m) 65.2919 67.2605
Nominal Velocity of Propagation VP(%) 66 66
Conductor DC Resistance DCR@20™C (ohm/km) 13.124 8.2025
Max. Operating Voltage-UL (Voltage) 300 V RMS 300 V RMS
Operating Temperature -20˚C to 60˚C -20˚C to 60˚C

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Standards UL | CMX | CL3
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Speaker Wire Accessories

Home theater speakers generally don™t come with speaker wire. This poses the challenge of determining the wire gauge and jacket type to suit the application. Primus Cable supplies premium-quality speaker wire with a CMX jacket rating, making it safe for floor-to-floor wiring. To ensure crystal clear home theater audio, be sure to invest in oxygen-free copper speaker wire from Primus Cable.

To learn more about our Speaker Wire Accessories please visit our overview page. Primus Cable Speaker Wire can be combined with a wide array of products such as:

What's in the Box

What's In The Box

  • Qty 1 - OFC Direct Burial Sun Resistant Jacket Audio Cable supplied on a 500 FT Wooden Spool