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The reason why gold plating is used in audio is because it doesn't rust/tarnish/corrode through oxidation, making it an inert metal.
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The reason why gold plating is used in audio is because it doesn't rust/tarnish/corrode through oxidation, making it an inert metal.

This.

Although like 90% of analog synths just use nickel plating or aluminum.... or something like that.

You find gold plating on Beats and Razer headphones more than anything tongue.gif
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This.

Although like 90% of analog synths just use nickel plating or aluminum.... or something like that.

You find gold plating on Beats and Razer headphones more than anything tongue.gif

Pretty much all of my $10-20 headphones have gold plating on the connectors..
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As the Audio Editor, I'm pretty immune from AV marketing bollocks. There's Razer-esque marketing in those presentation slides lol.
yeah, Tweaktown as a source..... puke.gif

I closed the tab as soon as I saw Core3D...

Garbage. Moving on.
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