Author Topic: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot  (Read 1168 times)

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Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2019, 11:28:32 AM »
I want a chocolately mid-range like was said

The resistance criteria is pretty obvious.   2.5mm dia cable for speakers is fine, whatever it is made of, or coated with, what the insulator is (IMHO of course)

And the important fact:  It must be based on science
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Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2019, 04:06:10 PM »
LOL - This is soooo good! But yes - Science matter....

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Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2019, 10:00:36 AM »
LOL!! Good video!!

Offline maharajs

Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2019, 11:46:45 AM »
lol, great vid

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Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2019, 08:23:55 PM »
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Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2019, 12:46:12 PM »
great stuff

Offline msch997

Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2019, 03:37:00 PM »
Umm it actually does, I had some esoteric XLR cables on loan, which I eventually removed and sent back to the distributor who kindly loaned them to me.

Then last night I sat down to listen on my system with my usual XLR cables back in place (which for full disclosure are I must admit also on the esoteric side), what a huge difference between mine and the ones I had previously on loan. 

Just silence, dead silence like I have never heard before, the ones on loan could never replicate or match that silence.

I had forgotten to actually plug my old cables back in at all.


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Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2019, 04:30:10 PM »
Most cables work better like that.   Its like The Emporer's New Clothes

Music is the shorthand of emotion

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Re: My friends, I was wrong, expensive cables matter a lot
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2019, 06:10:33 PM »
^^ Chris, what has been seen can not now be unseen.   :puke:


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