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Re: Mr. Risch, a question on speaker cable resistance.

I think you will ultimately end up with a poor sounding cable due to your paranoia about capacitance. Better to add a reasonable amount capacitance in order to achieve really low-inductance. One generally comes with the other. If you use coupling techniques rather than large gauges to achieve low-inductance, this will limit the capacitance. At one end of the spectrum is 2 really large gauge conductors (very low capacitance, but high inductance). The other end is a Goertz-type ribbon that is laminated with dielectric between the layers (very low inductance and very high capacitance). There are lots of designs in between that involve multiple twisted-pairs.


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