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Anyone want to buy a Monster HDMI cable for $350?
I'd rather use a coathanger.
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What Denon doesn't tell you, is that the actual cost of fabricating and packaging the cable is probably close to $6 per cable..
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High quality, shielded, heavy duty cables do improve quality for analog signals, especially in audio equipment, but with a digital signal? Ehh....
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High quality, shielded, heavy duty cables do improve quality for analog signals, especially in audio equipment, but with a digital signal? Ehh....
Analog cables can improve the sound, but not in the manor many audiophiles believe. For example, it is not based on using more pure and shielded silver stranded wire will result in better sound.

In a nutshell, it is based on the impedances at the input and output, and the inductance of the cable. If these values are not properly aligned, it is possible for very high frequency sounds to become rolled off, such as 17KHz and above, and that is in a worst case scenario.

Fortunately, no recorded audio resides in those frequencies anyway (95% of the time).

Digital connections are a bit more complex, involving jitter, and the master clock of the signal which can reside in various places in the chain, and I am not getting into that now. But, I will say, that cable is a waste of money.
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What Denon doesn't tell you, is that the actual cost of fabricating and packaging the cable is probably close to $6 per cable..
More like 35 cents.
Not bad at all...
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honestly i wouldnt pay that.. but that is a sexy looking cable! you cant deny it looks of high grade.. but nowhere near 500$... id pay 20$ for 1.5m maybe 30$ max and only if i had more money..
    
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honestly i wouldnt pay that.. but that is a sexy looking cable! you cant deny it looks of high grade.. but nowhere near 500$... id pay 20$ for 1.5m maybe 30$ max and only if i had more money..
But why? Why even pay $30 for it?
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I get most of my cables from http://www.mycablemart.com/. If anyone has a better source, please let me know.



Snake?

SNAAAAAAAAAAAAKE!!!!!!!
Check out Monoprice - I just bought the same Toslink cable on your site for about $3 less from monoprice.
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Check out Monoprice - I just bought the same Toslink cable on your site for about $3 less from monoprice.
Thanks. Is their service good?
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post #30 of 68
I can't wait to see how much these go on clearance sale for
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