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WE KID YOU NOT. There really are people out there willing to pay $500 for a 1.5m network cable. At least audio outfit Denon is hoping that such a person exists.

To tell you the honest truth, if we'd come across this one on April Fool's Day we would have had a little chuckle and then moved on.

Denon reckons it 'brings out the nuances in digital audio reproduction', but we reckon a string of ones and zeros can have as much nuance as... well... as a string of ones and zeros.

We don't care how much tin-bearing alloy shielding and woven jacketing this thing has. The only thing it's going to change radically is your bank balance. µ
So who's planning to get this?
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post #2 of 68
LOL! Super shielded ultra protected oxygen free uber cables are such a joke. At $500 for 1.5m I doubt more than 8 people in the world will buy that cable.....if that. Still tho, nice find, good for a chuckle.
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Anyone want to buy a Monster HDMI cable for $350?
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Wow.... This is replacing the 150 feet of CAT5e in my entire house FO SHO! Not.

The sleeving is pretty cool though. I might be making some of those for heavy-duty LAN party cables, or just for the raw lulz.
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I definitly won't. Talk about wasting your money.
I really doubt if this will get you any boost in speed on the internet/downloading/whatever.

They also sell ridiculous expensive audio cables for speakers in your living room.
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Give me that, along with Monster Cabling for my entire apartment.


Oh wait that's right, I don't like to piss my money away.
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post #7 of 68
So..

Its an STP cable? lol...
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I wonder what Monster's ethernet cable would cost. Few limbs. Maybe.
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post #9 of 68
Even Bill Gates has more sense than money not to get this!
Who the hell is Denon trying to fool???
Tnx for the post,,, made me laugh!
 
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Do I need a Killer NIC for this too!
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