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RE: Black Rhodium Cables From The U.K.

"so the whole cables industry is lead by snake oil and pulling wool over eyes"

That's a bit drastic in scope. I know of high-performance cables that are very costly to R&D and manufacture in ways that most consumers are not aware of. While there are a number of cables that may be overpriced based on lesser R&D and manufacturing costs, with little reward from a sonic perspective vs. funds spent for the products, painting the entire category of audio cables with such a broad-brush as being an inherently deceptive aspect of the audio industry is unfair, in my opinion.

While there are certainly cables within the marketplace that I can't understand what the cable designer must have been thinking, I continue to be disappointed to find that some folks tend to think the topic of audiophile cables is a big rip-off scheme. While I have not followed more recent trends in loudspeaker pricing, decades ago I became aware that loudspeaker sales provided the biggest profit margin of all audio gear in the marketplace, but there has never been such a backlash against the loudspeaker industry as being an inherently deceptive aspect of the audio industry as the more controversial topic of high-performance audio cables tends to be.


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