Mickfromdenmark, hi, and you're lucky living in one of the nicest countries on the planet. Cr*p weather, but!
Anyway, have a look here: http://www.whathifi.com/forum/hi-fi/why-some-speaker-cables-sound-different-in-laymans-terms?page=17 and you'll see why many doubt the influence of cables.
Mick, I fear that even in the unlikely event anyone else has heard your combination (and your speakers are very new - I heard their predecessors) they still may not share the same sound aims. I find the jet tweeter quite smooth, so a bit puzzled why you are unhappy.
I would want to consider changing cables only after mounting your new speakers on proper stands, as I take it they are currently on top of other speakers. You might try angling yours more or less, so you are off axis.. You might try connecting the terminals of he Dynaudios together, to "short" them out, as this will limit cone movements. Otherwise they might be singing along!
Do try this before wasting money on more cables...
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i use Dynaudio 3 stands as written in my first post and yes they do sound very i want a cable thay grants better perspective and more dynamic bass
But Mick, how can a length of wire add extra bass?
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Apologies, I didn't read it as speaker "stands" - and when I googled Dynaudio 3 I only got speakers. Hence I imagined you were using those as stands! Do try tweaking the toe-in though.
If that is no help, then I'd suggest a trial purchase from someone who ofers home listening. Does Russ Andrews export to Denmark?
Something like Kimber 4TC might do the trick.
Yes i can buy those kimber cables here in Denmark so i will call and ask for a demo set for a trial at home other recommendations are still welcome, and no im am not looking for more bass i just want the extra performance i know i can squeeze out my system to the nay sayers, you can just stick to the common electric cables ....
Hi Mick, if you liked the improvement in your system with Nordost cables, then maybe go for that, or if too expensive, perhaps check the secondhand market?
If you want to squeeze more performance out - treat your room, then make changes like cables.
Dont have to go mad with the treatment - behind head, side walls in the right spots and you will hear your system like never before!!
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they Cost 6000$ so not inside my budget range. More suggestions not advice ón how to place the speakers.....
If your budget allows...
The homegrown audio cables would be an interesting choice as they would cost more than the Rotel amplifer for a 3m pair.
Mick, you could always buy something like some 762 strand off ebay for about £15 for the length that you require. And use this as a benchmark for any more expensive cables you want to compare against in your system.
My experiences FWIW....
I stopped messing around with speaker cables many years ago, the reason being I found cables (Naim) that suited my system after trying about 4 name brands and a few experiments with ordinary mains cable. Huge differences between all of them. Cables probably have improved over the years so there's not as big differences now, but if you can't hear the difference between a heavily stranded cable and single core there's a problem, probably hearing or speaker quality. I've always wanted to try 15mm copper pipe but one has to stop somewhere.
I never could hear hardly any difference between interconnects though. I borrowed silver ones once and they had a bit more upper treble but not what I would call an improvement. I found a huge reduction in headphone sound quality when using a coiled extension lead - all the space vanished, a closed-in sound resulting.
I would look at changing your amp. before spending loads of money on cables which at best will only tweak the sound, Rotel have a rep for being a bit harsh.
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