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Why I wont buy WHAT HI FI ever again- power cords
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I think hi fi, HD , HC etc has now reached its zenith.  On page 64 of the latest magazine it says if I buy an 0.9m power cable for 100 quid it will improve the sound output!!  I have been in hi fi since 1968 and never ever read such utter tosh.  

The simple fact of the matter is that technology has overtaken WHFI,  ie bulleting boards where a simple question can be asked of actual users and receive a hands on answer. The mag has lost the run of itself so bye bye.


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ABBEY:I have been in hi fi since 1968




ABBEY:and never ever read such utter tosh



These two statements are contradictory.

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ABBEY:I think hi fi, HD , HC etc has now reached its zenith.

You're right: it's never been so good

ABBEY:technology has overtaken WHFI,  ie
bulleting boards where a simple question can be asked of actual users
and receive a hands on answer.

What, like this, you mean?

ABBEY:The mag has lost the run of itself so
bye bye.

Not quite sure what 'lost the run of itself' means, but I assume that means you're off like a shot to a bulleting board?

 

 

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ABBEY:

I think hi fi, HD , HC etc has now reached its zenith.  

 

Is this like the, "everything that will ever be invented already has been" statement? 

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ABBEY:I think hi fi, HD , HC etc has now reached its zenith. 

Don't I know you?

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Simon Lucas:ABBEY:I think hi fi, HD , HC etc has now reached its zenith. 

Don't I know you?


Big Smile Harsh, but fair.

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Fairer than fair comment................

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Whilst I agree, how can a 100.00 cable make a 100.00 difference, there is no need to be so rude about it.


 I have tried expensive HDMI cables, and a 5.00 from thatcable and I cant see a difference.


But I do see a difference and hear a difference with my tacima, but that was only 20.00 and thats the most I would spend.


I guess if I had tones of money I would buy top of the line everything.


But maybe I am speaking a load of TOSH! LOL

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canada16:a 100.00 difference

What does a 100.00 difference look or sound like?

canada16:tones of money

Ah, I see...

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Oh how I have missed your witty banter Andrew... LOL


 

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canada16:Oh how I have missed your witty banter Andrew... LOL

Why? Have you been somewhere?

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I'd like a £20 power cable that makes £60 worth of difference, and a £5 HDMI cable that makes £100 difference. And I want it Tuesday.

And a pony.

 

The owls are not what they seem...

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And a pony.



Is that to pay for the cables?

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I'd like a £20 power cable that makes £60 worth of difference, and a £5 HDMI cable that makes £100 difference. And I want it Tuesday.

And a pony.

 



Or a whole field of ponies

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professorhat:

I'd like a £20 power cable that makes £60 worth of difference, and a £5 HDMI cable that makes £100 difference. And I want it Tuesday.

And a pony.



Or a whole field of ponies

Das ist wunderbar!

 

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JohnDuncan:Or a whole field of ponies

Das ist wunderbar!



I see what you did there...

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