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Pro1000 digital interconnect - acceptable length
#1
I am looking at replacing my speaker cables and thought that before I do this (issues with length required for right speaker of >15ft limits what I can afford to purchase), to look at shorter speaker cables by placing amps closer to speakers.  

Would 15ft cable between the Pro's be acceptable?  If I can do this then my options on quality speaker cables increases substantially.  

Jim
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Oracle Delphi/Ortofon Cadenza Black, D250Pro CI, Harbeth 40.1
Roon on a homebuilt Win10 QuietPC
Okanagan, British Columbia
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#2
You might want to take a look at these threads:

https://devialetchat.com/Thread-440-Pro-...link-cable
https://devialetchat.com/Thread-Long-Mas...ker-cables

and this (and following) posts:

https://devialetchat.com/Thread-DIY-wiri...2#pid57672

TL;DR: a long link cable increases the chances of the link not working properly, especially at higher sample rates.  The result probably depends on the specific cable you plan to use.
Roon (Mac Mini), Wilson Benesch Full Circle, Sonos ZP90 (Cullen modified), Expert 1000 Pro CI, Kaiser Chiara
Warwickshire, UK
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#3
I have used the transformer method discussed in the thread above. Worked quite well for me and allowed me to use 4' speaker cables.
This is the transformer I used.
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/control...882&is=REG
TAD Cr-1; Synology NAS/Roon->1000pro (AIR) ,
Oppo 203->HDMI->Marantz 8802A->Pre-out->1000pro (Bypass), 
Shunyata Denali 6000T
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