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RE: Just fine ...

I don't claim that all cables sound the same; I question the methodology used to support claims to the contrary. I once put together a pair of pair of nondescript IC's with low cost RCA's and in the process, totally butchered the soldering. I used them for a while and switched over to a beautifully made pair of silver IC's with upscale RCA's. The only difference I heard was a bit of sibilance in the silver pair. Before someone starts screaming "Your system wasn't resolving enough to hear the difference!", I was using Quad ESL57's with Quicksilver tube amps.

What I didn't do was post my findings anywhere, because it's pointless. I didn't do rigorous DBT's, nor have my head within mm of the same position each time I listened. Therefore, any observations would have been totally subjective and worse, misleading. So when I read a post that describes the difference he hears between cables that are night and day, I look for methodology used - to help put the observations in some sort of context. 99 times out of 100, there is none.


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