QED Silver Anniversary XT review

Our budget cable Award winner for three years in a row – need we say more?

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Our budget cable Best Buy for three years on the trot

Pros

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    Excellent performance for a budget cable

Cons

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    Can sound a tad lean

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This excellent product has been our budget cable benchmark. Indeed, in 2007 it bagged a What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision gong for the third year running.

Some may say it sounds a tad lean, but as long as you partner it with suitable electronics, you'll be privy to a fantastic sound.

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