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Also take into account that if you don't have the proper equipment you shouldn't worry about little things like cables/interconnects. It's not going to do any good having $10,000 interconnects if your system can't take advantage of it.
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You're right, if you don't hear the difference, then don't spend the money. It doesn't make anyone right or wrong, audio is all about personal preference.
Yea I agree audio is way too subjective to have a definitive right/wrong answer.
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Just got my ATH-AD700 so ad me can post pic if you want.
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I have done plenty and many have recommended Canare and Mogami and many have said there is really no difference between the two. I mean ideally I'd like some Black Dragon but I'm not spending $15/ft.

I need a 20ft length too so it's going to be quite expensive for any highly priced cable. I also know Cardas is also highly recommended but at around $7.50/ft that's more then I want to spend as well.

I guess I should say I am primarily recabling to extend the length of the cable not for SQ. My listening position is around 15ft away from my amp. So instead of using an extension I figured I'd just recable and make them the length I want.

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While I agree that there will probably be a slight difference I just can't see there being a $120 difference. Maybe it's my ears but I really can't even determine any significant difference between my $400 canamp and my $500 3 year old AVR. Even my STX sounds pretty close to my Canamp. I would not say its worth $200 more. The Canamp is widely discussed on head-fi to be one of the better amps to pair with the K701s. They are suppose to have great synergy as a combo.

I guess it just comes down to the fact that I'm not a true audiophile and I just can't pick up the slight differences in quality of sound and even if I could I would not drop the coin required to gain this quality. I'd also rather just buy better phones then to upgrade components on lower grade phones (such as $300 cable and such).
For the slight difference in price Mogami is a much better choice IMHO. Yes, I have compared.

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Also take into account that if you don't have the proper equipment you shouldn't worry about little things like cables/interconnects. It's not going to do any good having $10,000 interconnects if your system can't take advantage of it.
agreed... except I wouldn't suggest anyone spend that much on cables!
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For the slight difference in price Mogami is a much better choice IMHO. Yes, I have compared.
so would you recommend using this Mogami cable that is .92c a foot http://www.performanceaudio.com/cgi/...oducts_id=5602
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so would you recommend using this Mogami cable that is .92c a foot http://www.performanceaudio.com/cgi/...oducts_id=5602
this will work well, and is only 2/3 the price
http://www.redco.com/shopexd.asp?id=505

But this is better
http://www.cardas.com/content.php?ar...g=Chassis+Wire
4x24awg with shield. (it is a bit more expensive though at almost 10x as much)
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Put me up. I have ATH-AD700s
 
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could someone recommend a nice looking cable to replace the one in my Harx700? im pretty satisfied with the sound and i doubt my source could take advantage of a 200 dollar cable so cheap is always nice, i thought about sleeving it but someone said sleeving on top of the stock cable might cause some wear and tear so a whole new cable is better, thanks ahead of time
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talk to soloz2 or if you have guts i may be willing to do that for ya when i do my a700's. so i could just do them both at the same time. (i have only done this once on my HD555 so IDK)
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ohh ok, im still wondering though, is it really worth it to replace the whole cable or since im going mostly for looks should i risk sleeving the current one.
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