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Best Budget Mains Cables?

As I'm about to embark on buying a new AV system - I'm currently investigating all the options.

I'm intending to use an old Russ Andrews 8 way power distribution block with mains filtering and spike protection - but are his budget mains cables (from the equipment to the block) the best value / offer the best improvements?

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Mark.

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Re: Best Budget Mains Cables?

 Im sure they are good quality,everyone raved about the Yellow
cable when it was around and that cost £30. I recently had the same
dillema and found the Merlin site were discounting their cables. Last
week i went to one of there distributors,Hi-Fi care in london and
bought a tarantula for my mains block for £40 and a black widow for my
cd player at £65 down from £80. Bearing in mind i hadnt used the block
until that point i was very impressed with the result.It took a couple
of days but i have better tonal balance and a bit more punch.

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Tonal balance from a mains connection? LOL.

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RE: Re: Best Budget Mains Cables?

I like Clearer Audio.....you can give Darren a ring if you have any questions.

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RE: Best Budget Mains Cables?

hi madmark,i agree with cno,check out clearer audio,just bought a cable from clearer audio am over the moon with it,darren is very helpful and will guide you on which cable to get the best from your system.cheers david

lx 508d,klyne 7 pre amp,arcam bdp 300, monachy 33 dac class a,monarchy  class a amp,kochel horn speakers,xlo limited cabling,locus design cables,clearer audio cables,siver starlight 6 hdmi,stillpoints. 

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RE: Re: Best Budget Mains Cables?

TrevC wrote:

Tonal balance from a mains connection? LOL.

lol indeed, I fail to see the point or value in resurrecting a six year old thread.

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dont read it then lol

lx 508d,klyne 7 pre amp,arcam bdp 300, monachy 33 dac class a,monarchy  class a amp,kochel horn speakers,xlo limited cabling,locus design cables,clearer audio cables,siver starlight 6 hdmi,stillpoints. 

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RE: Best Budget Mains Cables?

ROFL My stuff all came with mains leads. All with excellent "tonal balance" too. Whatever that is.

Can the 50Hz mains have tonal balance?  ROFLROFL

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:roll:

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RE: Best Budget Mains Cables?

I made my own, no issues at all.

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Hi-Fi- Spendor A3¦Cyrus 8 XPD QX¦Quad 909 power amp

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