Speaker and interconnect cables

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snake oil

Speaker cables should not have any audible effect. If they do, there is something wrong with them. Fortunately, at typical domestic lengths even ordinary electricity cord is perfect, let alone the slightly heavier qualities. See e.g. here: https://trueaudio.com/post_009.htm

Willem

Cables

I have never believed in cable differences its  all “kings clothes “ what is remarkable is how gullible everybody is  in Hi FI I remember back in 1970 listening to a pair of AR4x speakers  powered by a Radford amp souce was vinyl  Decca FFSS  playing on a Garrard 401 with an SME 3009 series 2 with a ortofon Mc cartridge  (I forget the model)   which sounded better than some kit today  ,nobody talked about cables back then, which is just as well as the speakers were connected with  1.5 mm lighting flex.

Cables like mains purifiers and blue tack under your speaker stands are all nonsense ,except the first two actually make the AV and Hi fi industries bags of money  as the margins on new kit these days for dealers are so slim they can inflate their profits by selling you ,Cables and extended warranty insurance .

Obviously there is a difference between bell wire and 10mm mains cable over a three metre run due to impedance, inductance etc. ,peak output voltage for a good amp would be around 28 volts producing 50 watts into an 8 ohm load ,so 1 foot of bell wire should sound no different to 5 metres of 10 mmm  flat mains cable

I have tried Chord Odyssey 2 cable and swapped it for 10mm flat and if there was any difference at all the mains 10mm flat was better just more difficult to hide lol, if you want cut out interference wrap it in baco foil and bury in the wall

Save you money and buy better kit .

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