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When people start talking about sound quality difference in USB cables that cost hundreds or even thousands of dollar vs. a well built $20 one, I officially sign out.  I am a computer SW/HW engineer.  I can't tell my brain to accept that nonsense.  Other non digital signal cables, I won't argue either ways.  YMMV.  :D

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When people start talking about sound quality difference in USB cables that cost hundreds or even thousands of dollar vs. a well built $20 one, I officially sign out.  I am a computer SW/HW engineer.  I can't tell my brain to accept that nonsense.  Other non digital signal cables, I won't argue either ways.  YMMV.  :D

Lucky for you that ThurstonX Howell III has put together a cable company on the Island. He's got the professor, Mary Ann and Giiligan too. USB and Headphone cables for the masses.

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Thats because we are not some bunch of ignorant unsocial alpha type of guys (and one lady.DSG)...most of us actually posses some kind of human intelligence and compassion and healthy normal thoughts..yeah we dont agree sometimes (read as: most of the times)...Some debates based on their technical experiences/background, some on their personal auditory experiences..buti agree..before bloodshed occurs we all know where to stop...and others based on the rigs they have...we are all different..but have one passion..listening to music..and that binds us..i have seen some nasty ringfights on threads in the time i am active in posting on several forums..and some even went as low as almost being punishable by law!!! Am glad we here..although some are one one extreme end of the audio corner and the other on the other extreme end with his believes..somehow we manage to go as far as possible towards the middle and not go any further...as we respect each other..no matter how crazy u think the other is..well..i think most of u guys are nuts and i am one of the most normal one....but thats personal..hehehehe biggrin.gif

Even on your best day and best behavior, that statement is still far from the truth.  :D

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Even on your best day and best behavior, that statement is still far from the truth.  :D

As long as he takes his meds and listens to music, he's harmless.;) 

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This may be the only thread I've seen where people discuss controversial issues without acting out or dissing each other.

 

I've been on this thread since 2011. Trust me, people have gotten pissed. Before it used to be O2. Only a while back if I recall correctly, this thread was locked by the mods. Just saying.

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I've been on this thread since 2011. Trust me, people have gotten pissed. Before it used to be O2. Only a while back if I recall correctly, this thread was locked by the mods. Just saying.

Must've been before I got here. Glad I missed the warfare phase. Things seem really friendly here now. I hope it stays that way.

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^ as long as we all take our pills and stay cool, this thread should remain friendly.  It's my #1 thread to check daily.

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I've been on this thread since 2011. Trust me, people have gotten pissed. Before it used to be O2. Only a while back if I recall correctly, this thread was locked by the mods. Just saying.


Edited by jibzilla - 6/3/14 at 12:09am
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Yeah I think NuWavGuy may have rubbed some people the wrong way. Mad dog thread comes to mind. Things got a bit nasty in the new sennheiser HD 6,7,and 8 thread as well. Personally I love a good heated headphone debate. Breaks up the monotony.

There's dabates and brawls. Are you looking for the entertainmant value? :deadhorse:

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It's a very low capitance and if it's as flexible as they say, you should be a happy camper. If you can learn to solder well, you can start your own custom cable business.

Yep, seems pretty flexible.  The paracord will pretty it up real nice like.  I have a Redco-made AKG cable from thicker Mogami, so :beerchug: to modulor for suggesting the W2799 and all his other tips and tricks.  As to the business, no thanks ;)

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There's dabates and brawls. Are you looking for the entertainmant value? :deadhorse:


Edited by jibzilla - 6/3/14 at 12:08am
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Yeah I think NuWavGuy may have rubbed some people the wrong way. Old mad dog thread comes to mind. Things got a bit nasty in the new sennheiser HD 6,7,and 8 thread as well. Personally I love a good heated headphone debate. Breaks up the monotony.

 

In a way I did enjoy this thread back then. Aside from the few idiots, back then we had way more people participating and got to hear different perspectives and information. Nowadays, it's just the same 20 people joking around and having fun (not that I mind it, it's actually quite fun). Information wise however, this thread has been dead for a few months.

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Originally Posted by ThurstonX View Post
 

Yep, seems pretty flexible.  The paracord will pretty it up real nice like.  I have a Redco-made AKG cable from thicker Mogami, so :beerchug: to modulor for suggesting the W2799 and all his other tips and tricks.  As to the business, no thanks ;)

The W2799 is a four conductor cable which is perfect for keeping separate ground wires. Heck you can even go balanced if you want to. Just think of it, "Gilligan's Cables." Has a nice ring to it.

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LOL.  You'll be blue in the face, either from choking on that popcorn, or waiting for a Magic Monkey Cable ;)  (<--- yep, blue like dat).

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LOL.  You'll be blue in the face, either from choking on that popcorn, or waiting for a Magic Monkey Cable ;)  (<--- yep, blue like dat).

That's not nice customer service. You could learn a thing or two from Schiit.

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