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I heard a difference with a Vertere D-Fi USB.......but I'm gullible and easily lead.  :doh:

Yep, 'fraid so. And it damages your credibility in relation to analogue cables also. 

What credibility!   :wall:

 

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The best, is the free one........

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CnoEvil wrote:

I heard a difference with a Vertere D-Fi USB.......but I'm gullible and easily lead.  :doh:

 

nahhh, it's proven that more expensive placebos work better - http://freakonomics.com/2008/03/06/more-expense-less-pain/ Biggrin

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cheeseboy wrote:

CnoEvil wrote:

I heard a difference with a Vertere D-Fi USB.......but I'm gullible and easily lead.  :doh:

 

nahhh, it's proven that more expensive placebos work better - http://freakonomics.com/2008/03/06/more-expense-less-pain/ Biggrin

 

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cheeseboy wrote:

CnoEvil wrote:

I heard a difference with a Vertere D-Fi USB.......but I'm gullible and easily lead.  :doh:

 

nahhh, it's proven that more expensive placebos work better - http://freakonomics.com/2008/03/06/more-expense-less-pain/ Biggrin

So they *do* sound better then?

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I understand, but what I cannot understand is why some USB cable cost 10$ and other 1000$, they should have differences. If they don't have any differences this maybe the biggest fraud of all time!!!!!

Er, yes... One born every minute etc.  Page 4:

http://www.theaudiocritic.com/back_issues/The_Audio_Critic_26_r.pdf

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John Duncan wrote:

cheeseboy wrote:

CnoEvil wrote:

I heard a difference with a Vertere D-Fi USB.......but I'm gullible and easily lead.  :doh:

 

nahhh, it's proven that more expensive placebos work better - http://freakonomics.com/2008/03/06/more-expense-less-pain/ Biggrin

So they *do* sound better then?

 

:grin: in your head yes.  Just nothing to do with cable altering the sound.  Maybe I should start selling audio enhancement pills, as I'd be willing to bet that people hear differences Biggrin

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proffski wrote:

PedroPereira wrote:
I understand, but what I cannot understand is why some USB cable cost 10$ and other 1000$, they should have differences. If they don't have any differences this maybe the biggest fraud of all time!!!!!

Er, yes... One born every minute etc.  Page 4:

http://www.theaudiocritic.com/back_issues/The_Audio_Critic_26_r.pdf

 

Ooops Mind you. I  once posted the very same article here and the editorial team took it off because I was alledgedly violating the rules of  this forum.....

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Truth hurts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.  It's good to be the King! (Mel Brooks). Smile

 

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cheeseboy wrote:

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So they *do* sound better then?

in your head yes

Where else is there?

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John Duncan wrote:

cheeseboy wrote:

John Duncan wrote:

So they *do* sound better then?

in your head yes

Where else is there?

dunno, depends if one is a genetic freak and has their ears on their arms or not http://thehivedaily.com/blog/2011/02/06/freak-artist-grows-ear-on-arm/ Wink

 

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John Duncan wrote:

cheeseboy wrote:

John Duncan wrote:

So they *do* sound better then?

in your head yes

Where else is there?

dunno, depends if one is a genetic freak and has their ears on their arms or not http://thehivedaily.com/blog/2011/02/06/freak-artist-grows-ear-on-arm/ Wink

Nice dodge.

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John Duncan wrote:

cheeseboy wrote:

John Duncan wrote:

cheeseboy wrote:

John Duncan wrote:

So they *do* sound better then?

in your head yes

Where else is there?

dunno, depends if one is a genetic freak and has their ears on their arms or not http://thehivedaily.com/blog/2011/02/06/freak-artist-grows-ear-on-arm/ Wink

Nice dodge.

 

no dodging at all, I answered your question above, but if you want I'll spell it out...  IE, the cable doesn't make anty difference, your perception that something has changed because you have changed the cable has caused your brain to think there is a difference.  So no, the cable in this respect doesn't make a difference, the process of changing the cable does.  so no, the cable will not make the difference, only your brain will.  And that is what's called the placebo effect.  Not sure why you were asking to be honest as you know all this already.

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Not sure why you were asking to be honest as you know all this already.

Unfortunately - unlike you - I don't know anything - I just have suspicions and, fundamentally, a great deal of apathy.

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John Duncan wrote:

cheeseboy wrote:

Not sure why you were asking to be honest as you know all this already.

Unfortunately - unlike you - I don't know anything - I just have suspicions and, fundamentally, a great deal of apathy.

So you are now claiming that you don't know what the placebo effect is? Pull the other one Biggrin Blum 3

So must have been the doppelganger john duncan that's been on the other cable threads that have discussed these types of things ad infinitum them? Wink Biggrin (tongue is in cheek btw)

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