An industry standard from the time this speaker cable was introduced. 8TC is a great solution for longer runs, tough speaker loads or internal biwire applications. Often regarded as a neutral cable able to deliver accurate dynamics and large soundstage. 2 x 9 awg conductors including SBAN banana plugs which are both mechanically and electrically good. They are convenient, affordable, and sound very good. You can expect years of worry free performance from this classic 4mm plug.