Marantz M-CR603 + AirPlay • Rega R3 loudspeakers • iPhone 5 • iMac • Apple Airport Extreme 802.11n • Apple iPad Mini • Panasonic TX-L32D25B • Sony BDP-S390 • Ruark Audio R1 Deluxe • Humax HDR-Fox T2
award for possibly the most useless article ever on cables??
Cambridge Audio StreamMagic 6 | 751BD | 651A | Diamond 9.1 | Minx Xi | Sonos Play:3
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I've got my popcorn ready
Arcam Alpha 9/9P amps and Alpha 9 CD all extensively modified by Fidelity Audio (level 3+), Acoustic Energy speakers, Fidelity Audio NNU X Reference Mains Filter, quality cables & interconnects, Sony AV.
It's nice to see an article definitively coming down on both sides of the fence...
Hi Fi: Arcam A85, DV88 (CD only), Project Debut II, Sonos ZP90, AE Compact-1. AV: Arcam AVR250, DV79, Sony BDP-S760, Monitor Audio Silver 8i, RS-LCR, RXFX, Sonos ZP90, Pioneer KRP500A. 2nd AV: Pioneer SX-SWR2, Dell Zino HD, KEF KHT2005.2 eggs, Sonos ZP90. Cables: That Cable HDMI, Chord Crimsons, CAT6 backbone Sonos S5s in the bedrooms
Well, if it's in a newspaper, it MUST be true
Sonos ZP90>Missing Link "Digit">Dacmagic>Chord Cadenza>Leema Tucana I>Van Damme UP LC-OFC>ATC SCM40s
Sonos Connect:Amp>Mission 760i and MA Radius 90HD in series
Sonos Play 5 x2, Play 3
Many aren't guaranteed to carry a 3D signal over 5m, so they can't all be the same
David @Frank Harvey Hi-Fi, Coventry
Vinyl now available in store!
1 hour 20 minutes. Disappointing.
I bought 'foo' HDMI cables when I found 1m QED Performance HDMIs for £3.55 each in Tesco a couple of years ago.
They were originally £70 each (according to the WHF review)...
It would have been perverse to have spent more for the Tesco own brand (especially as the Tesco leads were much longer and I was going through a cable reduction phase).
I don't know who my HDMI cables are by. I know one was free from the store cupboard and I think one is an Amazon Basics.
Mine are expensive ones recommended by WHF!
Main AV Setup: Panasonic 50VT65 TV, Pioneer Bdp-lx71, Pioneer Vsx-lx70, B&W FPM Series, B&W PV1, Optimum AV300 AV Stand, QED Silver Anniversary XT Speaker Cable & Chord Silver Plus HDMI Cables. Gadgets: iPad Air & iPhone 4S.
But they sold an extra 6,000 paper and still selling,... next will be differences between cryogenic ones and phases of the moon!
[EDITED for clarity]
I paid £10 for 2x 2M high speed HDMIs and a 2M optical lead delivered from amazon. Noticed no difference between them and the Chords and QEDs they replaced.
Traditionally, this kind of highly subjective issue has caused much argument between hi-fi enthusiasts and those who dismiss their claims as "audio woo".
What is Woo? I thought it was Foo?
Paul's BR/805 system thread
(where the photos live) Paul's Flickr page
Prof. Brian Cox tends to use the expressions 'woo" or "woo-woo" to describe things like homeopathy.
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