i can't belive a £17 piece of lo-fi is causing such debate - yeah its better than freebies - it has its place in the market but its nothing special.
True but that isn't what the debate, to my eyes, is about.ÿ
And that, of course, is your prerogative.
But it took me a second of searching to find some Chord Crimson interconnects on eBay for under £15 (including postage), from a 100 percent feedback seller....ÿ
This brings us back to the ebay thing.
Nowhere on the site do I see a recommendation to do this.ÿ
I've just posted one - and I and my colleagues have often discussed second-hand kit on these Forums!
But we can't recommend specific second-hand products to sit in a review sectionÿalongside reviews of new product - we can't predict exactly what'll be on sale second-hand at any one time.ÿ
What we can do is keep as many reviews online as possible (even after they've been discontinued) so that a consumer knows what we thought of the product as its original selling price. Over time, our reviews archive should build up to be a useful resource for people buying second-hand.ÿ
Goodness me, such a palava - I wish the Gotham had lived up to its hype!
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I meant A guide and why it is better, like one of your video tutorials.
I'm sure you'll know, many more thousands of people will read a review on the site than a certain post in a certain thread on the forum.ÿ
Because you could always argue then that when ever a company lowers its prices for example yamaha just has that those goods should be re reviewed for examplea a 4 star product at say £1500 is then reduced to £1000 at that price it would prob beat most 5star products but you can't expect a new review - its just common sense you get what you pay for
OK, how about we add a paragraph into the Gotham review? I'll sort that tomorrow - right now, with the 'day job' at risk of running into a second day, i'll sign off.
? Whilst it is easier to get a common consensus on interconnects (less variables than amplifier/speaker connection) most systems in their various forms benefit from some fine tuning, usually with cables. To say a particular cable is not worth trying is more than questionable. One cables shortcomings may be another systems solution to a better balance.
Now that's what you call good service...
To say a particular cable is not worth trying is more than questionable.ÿ
Nowhere in the review do we say not to try it.ÿ
possibly but at £17 quid i wouldn't expect it to blow me away in any setup - call me old fashioned but if it was any good i would expect to have to pay a premium for it!
ps - i'm a marketers dream - i love the hype
But if you hold it as such a great alternative to the Gotham in the first place, and can't quote it as reference, simply don't mention it in the first place as a reviewer.ÿ
And I thought "Elvis is Rubbish" was provocative.
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But yet still debated till this day? (can I add now, just to be sure, that my own feelings were not expressed during the duration of this comment).
After all it seems, all truth is God's truth.
I did try not to join in but what the bell?
So what! if the Gotham only earn 2 stars!?? Would that change anything? They were review at £17... They are a pair of interconnects cables and they will work between your source and amp!
I had a very interesting conversation with a guy who working in the hifi industry today about cables, basicly if you nod your head along with music you will get a different in sound more than changing interconnects!...
CABLES MAKE NEGLIGIBLE DIFFERENCE!!!!
Nahh just kidding. I brought the Gotham and now i use this cheapo (i think) "THOR CABLE" something or other which i've had for ages as its not as bright. To be honest its so cheap have a bash and if you dont like it you've not exactly lost the world.