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good advice

"I would listen to one for a 2 or 3 days and then switch. After a few more days, switch back to the original. Your ear will do the sorting. One cable will either win the day or you may find there isn't a significant difference between the two. Rapidly switching back and forth as you originally suggested only serves to confuse IMHO. You need long term listening sessions using material you're familiar with. Bring your friend over but only as a second ear/opinion....not a cable switcher."

This is good advice because cable/connector settling is important, and real, otherwise all you are hearing is the sound of unplugging and replugging which is usually not a nice sound and often initially sounds the same. This is why, at least for me, blind tests or DBTs are not worthwhile, do not work, or are not workable.

Edits: 05/03/17

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  • good advice - PingPing 16:01:37 05/03/17 (0)


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