What's the best USB audio cable for the money?
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  I would first upgrade the power supply for the Regen (if you are using the stock PS presently). I think different USB cables may give you some different flavor, but not necessarily a cost effective improvement over what you have currently. From what I have read about the Yggy sound, you may prefer the W4S Recovery reclocker, which would probably be a cheaper net cost for the upgrade. You can sell off either the Regen or the Recovery after you make your selection, however both will benefit significantly from a power supply upgrade. Many of those USB cables can be returned after trial, so if you do not mind dealing with that type stuff, just research in advance which suppliers honor their commitments for the return policy.  
Thanks for the info. I have all my gear plugged into PS Audio PerfectWave power bases . They clean up the 'dirty' AC nicely. 
 
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Hi , does anyone tried FURUTECH GT2 Pro USB ? Looking for decent cable for my Sennheiser HDVD800. Or GT2 will be enough ? Any thoughts ? Thanks.
 
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So I want to go from standard USB(2.0 or 3.0) to an audio jack (3.5mm) for a reasonable price. Any suggestions?

Here's why:
iPhone uses lightning port, but there is now a powered USB adapter. Then I can connect the USB to audio to my headphone amp, which would provide better sound quality then built in jack but still let me charge my phone
 
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So I want to go from standard USB(2.0 or 3.0) to an audio jack (3.5mm) for a reasonable price. Any suggestions?

Here's why:
iPhone uses lightning port, but there is now a powered USB adapter. Then I can connect the USB to audio to my headphone amp, which would provide better sound quality then built in jack but still let me charge my phone

You still need a DAC. Something like the Audioquest Dragonfly or Chord Mojo are suggestions. 
 
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Any recommendations for a short (<1.5ft) well built, shielded USB cable micro B to microB (OTG)?

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This is the best Copper material USB cables to my understanding, using UPOCC copper with the largest sizes 20AWG cores, and a lot of all other good stuff. It was made for only one purpose...to achieve the best sound quality using Copper as the materials.
 
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In search of an USB A/B cable for my DAC i stumbled upon the Belkin Gold series.
It looks like these have been discontinued. What is the commonly accepted alternative?
 
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  In search of an USB A/B cable for my DAC i stumbled upon the Belkin Gold series.
It looks like these have been discontinued. What is the commonly accepted alternative?

Not discontinued as far as I can tell: http://amzn.to/2eG6oLC
 
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I couldn't find it on the Belkin website anymore.
Might be it's discontinued in Europe. Oh well, Amazon it is.
 
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I am looking to buy a USB A to USB B Micro cable for Chord Mojo, can you please help? I need a length of maybe half meter.
 
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  If you're looking for a serious USB cable you could have a look at this:
 
http://www.moon-audio.com/b-m-c-pure-usb-1.html
 
BMC is a very serious german engineering company and they are not into snake oil, they would only make something like this if they could measure that it actually works.

Thanks TwoEars: I just pull the trigger for this 5 mins after I read your post. Can't wait. Cheers!
 
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Wireworld Starlights and Ultraviolets are very good. Other than that, I had a Moon Audio Silver Dragon before, it's very clean and premium sounding, but I think I prefer copper-based cables overall.
 
I don't think USB cables will make a big difference as long as it's not too crappy.
 
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Wireworld Starlights and Ultraviolets are very good. Other than that, I had a Moon Audio Silver Dragon before, it's very clean and premium sounding, but I think I prefer copper-based cables overall.

I don't think USB cables will make a big difference as long as it's not too crappy.

It actually does, and sometimes even more than your headphones cables. It depends, but yeah, the copper USB cables sound great :D, just as long as it is solid conductor and of good purity
 
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It actually does, and sometimes even more than your headphones cables. It depends, but yeah, the copper USB cables sound great
, just as long as it is solid conductor and of good purity

Yes. Cable upgrades are usually much more subtle than mods. To me, connection upgrade don't worth the money if they cost 16% more than the gear itself. 3% and 10% are the sweet spots.
 
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