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The marketing behind "high quality" cables is what's disturbing.
Agreed, and companies like ALO push it to the limit. However, I'm fully behind the idea that if one uses a better cable, one could plausibly be rewarded with better sound.
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not all cable companies push the snake oil typically associated with audio 'accessories'
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Agreed, and companies like ALO push it to the limit. However, I'm fully behind the idea that if one uses a better cable, one could plausibly be rewarded with better sound.
Only when it's Analouge, with digital data, it's irrelivant.
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lol still usin the stock 580 cable on mine as i am out of funds till near the end of the month. Wanted to buy some cable from soloz but thats gonna cost me a bit, which sucks because his ten percent deal ends before i get paid lol.

I wanna go to a meet before i decide on if cables make a difference (improvement) or not. and before i drop money on expensive rca to mini cables.

While the thread is still hot, does anyone know if i can put velvet AD series earpads on the A series headphones from audiotechnica. I.E. AD900 pads on my A700?
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lol still usin the stock 580 cable on mine as i am out of funds till near the end of the month. Wanted to buy some cable from soloz but thats gonna cost me a bit, which sucks because his ten percent deal ends before i get paid lol.

I wanna go to a meet before i decide on if cables make a difference (improvement) or not. and before i drop money on expensive rca to mini cables.

While the thread is still hot, does anyone know if i can put velvet AD series earpads on the A series headphones from audiotechnica. I.E. AD900 pads on my A700?
i read something about them all being similar in size... i know you can stick the w5000 leather pads on the a700's though ! leatherrrrrr
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Only when it's Analouge, with digital data, it's irrelivant.
Of course. Then it's just a matter of finding a well-built cable that fits your needs.
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Of course. Then it's just a matter of finding a well-built cable that fits your needs.
Indeed, I found with Cat5/6 cables, always buy snagless and moulded ones. Ones that are not loose clips and come off the cable causing problems all the time, and need to be replaced twice as much. Those are the kind of things to worry about when selecting a digital cable. Of course, that cost me an extra 10p or so.
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You can add me tot he list, Just went from hd212 pro's to ATH-A700, the a700's are so amazing. Not even worn in yet.
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i read something about them all being similar in size... i know you can stick the w5000 leather pads on the a700's though ! leatherrrrrr
Lol man, 80 dollar pads on my 100 dollar headphones? lol well, maybe i will.

In the process of deciding if i should save for some W5000s, RS1/2's, 325i, AD2000, or D2000s.
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