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In Reply to: RE: Anybody have any experience with Furutech FT-111 RCA's? posted by bcowen on April 01, 2017 at 14:40:51
Not laughable at all, bcowen. It makes perfect sense from a minimal-mass POV. Your twist pattern looks to be very good, but might not provide the best noise cancellation properties since the two opposing wires are not mirror image. However, the cable might sound very good, since there are no hard rules about DIY experiments. If you have some PTFE heat shrink that's handy, I would choose to use it as a DIY cable jacket to provide a level of cable resonance control and to keep the twisted pair from loosening over time, which is important.
Thanks for the input Duster. I was aiming more for a minimal dielectric result by going with the bare wire. All dielectrics seem to impose some signature on the sound, so I figured less was better while still insulating sufficiently. Not even sure what is in this gold wire. May prove to be awesome......or a complete disappointment.
Been looking at this Jupiter cotton insulated wire. Might have to give it a try too. Should be easier to twist it much closer to a mirror image.
I expect it will sound very satisfactory, since I like what I see, bcowen.
I'm a tough critic at times, but I have an open mind to well-considered DIY experiments like yours!
I look forward to a detailed report, since your own evaluation is the point...
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