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silver or gold 1/8" headphone plug

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I broke the tip of my AD700s because the cord is so damn long that i trip over it getting up from my computer and so thus it ripped it out of my computer.

That aside I went to my local radioshack and picked up some regular 1/8" solder headphone plugs. But they only had silver. Is there a big difference im not an audiophile so unless its a severe degrade in quality im okay.
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post #2 of 6
No audible difference whatsoever
post #3 of 6
Silver would be fine for those headphones.
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post #4 of 6
i dont know if they are real silver (Ag)

but gold plated connectors are better than regular ones ; Gold is the best efficient signal conductor and in they dont get oxidized
    
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In RL, no difference. In theory, gold(conductance/resistivity).
 
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post #6 of 6
Proven many times over on headfi that plugs make no audible difference.

Gold would be ideal, but plugs dont run for distance like wires. It really doesnt matter.
    
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