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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/09/perfect_your_mp3_listening_pleasure_with_this_bonkers_ethernet_cable/

I'm not saying a word on this but thought that some of you may be interested in the article....

 

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$10,000 Ethernet cable promises BONKERS MP3 audio experience

I'm not saying a word on this but thought that some of you may be interested in the article....

 

Cheers

 

Paul

 

more here

 

AudioQuest Diamond RJ/E Ethernet Cable 12m - Audioquest - AudioVisual Online - Home Cinema and Hifi Specialists

 

Think it fills in a number of gaps in the science of sound.

There is no harm in doubt and skepticism, for it is through these that new discoveries are made. Richard P Feynman

 

http://mqnplayer.blogspot.co.uk/

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My question would be, do I need one between my NAS and switch, then my switch and wall outlet, then the cable to travel downstairs to the media room... then from the wall jack to the audio pc. So if I add this up, I'd need 6 (4 server, 1 switch to wall, and wall to audio pc), plus I'd need something to be capable of a ~50' run downstairs so how many pairs of them would I need? So I'm thinking this is a $100k solution for me. Money is no object!! LMAO.

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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/09/perfect_your_mp3_listening_pleasure_with_this_bonkers_ethernet_cable/

I'm not saying a word on this but thought that some of you may be interested in the article....

 

Cheers

 

Paul

 

More here:

 

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9016949

 

My comment was the only one to be awarded a '-2'... Oh well

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I wonder if bankers would accept $10,000 Ethernet cables as collateral...

 

No, but $10,000 interconnects, which have been around for a lot longer, might satisfy them. :)

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How many of you who are making fun of this have auditioned these cables, broken them in, and opened up your hearts to having new veils lifted and your soundstage opened up?

 

I have several of these, and they really punch beyond their price-point.

 

Maybe we could have a group buy.

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How many of you who are making fun of this have auditioned these cables, broken them in, and opened up your hearts to having new veils lifted and your soundstage opened up?

 

I have several of these, and they really punch beyond their price-point.

 

Maybe we could have a group buy.

 

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Of course it's just a pr stunt to get their name publicised and people might buy their cheaper cables.

 

Maybe. Makes me want to cry that people buy into this crap. It's amazing to me..

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I have to disagree with the premise of this article. You will be wasting your money if you use this cable with music in mp3 format. You will only get the full value of this cable if you rip your CDs to an compressed lossless format like AIFF or WAV. Also your CDs needed to ripped while the moon is full.

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Edgy and dull and cut a six inch valley
Through the middle of my skull

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I have to disagree with the premise of this article. You will be wasting your money if you use this cable with music in mp3 format. You will only get the full value of this cable if you rip your CDs to an compressed lossless format like AIFF or WAV. Also your CDs needed to ripped while the moon is full.

 

Sorry to disagree but day light will have more impact on the Higgs boson which will create immaterial soundstage.

 


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Sorry to disagree but day light will have more impact on the Higgs boson which will create immaterial soundstage.

 

In theory this may be true, but I have compared both in my system and find that CDs ripped while the moon is full and at the highest point in the night sky sound best to me. Clear nights are also better than cloudy ones as the cloud cover results in a slightly veiled sound.

Sometimes it's like someone took a knife, baby
Edgy and dull and cut a six inch valley
Through the middle of my skull

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In theory this may be true, but I have compared both in my system and find that CDs ripped while the moon is full and at the highest point in the night sky sound best to me. Clear nights are also better than cloudy ones as the cloud cover results in a slightly veiled sound.

 

Then you are a subjectivist who don't believe in DBT.

 


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The way I see it, anyone who is smart enough to have accquired enough wealth to afford something like this is not likely to be stupid enough to find it credible.

 

I'll totally disagree with that statement.

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The way I see it, anyone who is smart enough to have accquired enough wealth to afford something like this is not likely to be stupid enough to find it credible.

 

 

 

Yes, but hobbies are hobbies. I see folks buying vintage automobiles which are nothing but rust buckets for restoration. If you enjoy a hobby and can afford to play - go for it.

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yeah, i dig what you mean, but wifi is a much better solution, too bad it's so cheap though I spent the most with a Time Capsule

My question would be, do I need one between my NAS and switch, then my switch and wall outlet, then the cable to travel downstairs to the media room... then from the wall jack to the audio pc. So if I add this up, I'd need 6 (4 server, 1 switch to wall, and wall to audio pc), plus I'd need something to be capable of a ~50' run downstairs so how many pairs of them would I need? So I'm thinking this is a $100k solution for me. Money is no object!! LMAO.
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