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Speaker Wire Myths and Truths

by hyghwayman / November 9, 2006 9:08 PM PST

Don't be fooled into thinking you need to buy name brand speaker wire.
Wire is wire, the difference is in the size!

Click the link below and read about the hype.

hyghwayman, helping others to hear the truth.

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Thanks for the link, I had forgotten about this one.
by jcrobso / November 9, 2006 11:45 PM PST

There is massive amounts of FUD about speaker wire out there, most of it generated by the M brand of wire. John

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Massive amounts of FUD about speaker wire
by hyghwayman / November 11, 2006 10:16 PM PST

Yeppers, and before doing some research, they had me believing thier claims.

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It is very easy to get duped!!
by jcrobso / November 13, 2006 2:17 AM PST

With all the calms that are made, the Emperors New Cloths Syndrome is real!! John

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no doubt its a load of....
by Gravelly / November 12, 2006 12:17 AM PST

Back when I was a bit younger and considered myself somewhat an audiophile, I subscribed to Audiophile magazine. They covered all the super exotic stuff that a young man thinks he needs. (oh how I drooled over the 600 lb concrete turntables and thousand dollar phono cartridges, remember those?)
One issue had a 'speaker cable buying guide'. They raved on about such items as Kimber Gold and Silver cabled being good buys at 800 dollars a foot or somesuch insane price.
Then, at the end, they listed 'honorable mentions'.
Top honorable mention was Radio Shack zip cable at 11 cents a foot.
That was my last issue of Audiophile mag. Nobody, and I mean nobody, can tell the difference in how copper sounds. Size and strand/solid are the only things that matter. And not that much.

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