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  1. Skogrand cables

    ACA News and Announcements
    As you may recall, we teamed up with Skogrand cables at last CAS in SFO and I have to admit together with those cables, we produced the best sound I've ever encountered from our products. We like the combination so much that we are now Skogrand cables West Coast dealer. As far as I am...
  2. 1/4i" Phono to RCA sub cables?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Where is the best place to get 1/4" phono to RCA sub cable to connect my Onkyo to my Feedback Destroyer and then to Sub? I don't want to use the adapters
  3. denon, Inuke 3000, twin sealed SDx12- Conections, cables and EQ.

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Hi, searched quite a bit but seems I can find solid info on how to wire these.. Given how many people seem to ask the same question one of you:) more experienced types should post a sticky.. I did a quick line diagram and this is my first attempt at pro gear so hopefully it works out. Could...
  4. How to keep all your excess stereo & video cables tidy?

    Two Channel Audio
    Hello As I often run hd video and very often flac music by cable from my laptop. I always seem to have a few extra meters of many different types of cables that I just kind of spool up behind my stereo stand when not in use. Does anyone of a easy way to roll up the excess cable without to much...
  5. cables

    Testing
    Which cables & connectors would you propose?
  6. Power cables

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hello- I am in the process of upgrading my Home Theater and one of the things I was contemplating was upgrading the weakest cables in my system. My amps and source components all have the stock power cables and I was wondering if replacing the power cables makes a noticeable difference? Would...
  7. sub and hdmi cables

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    can you give me a list of sub and hdmi cables? sub>> 3 meters rca>rca hdmi >> 10 meters + 3d and why some hdmi have ferite and some others dont?
  8. Questions about running cables...

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hello all! (you can skip this) For some background, I recently purchased a home (Jan) and I didn't like the popcorn ceiling in the living room. I decided to tear down the ceiling, while the ceiling was gone I thought I should install recessed lights so I did. Then I thought, hmmm since i live...
  9. amount of drywall cut to run cables?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I am planning to have a HT installer or electrician to help me install some network cables (home run) and install speaker cables (local run) for ceiling speakers . Some of you must have this kind of work done, I do not know how much drywall repair can I expect can I expect afterwards? Can...
  10. My home made speaker cables

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    With all the talk of high end speaker cables costing hundreds in some cases I thought I would try my hand at making some on my very own and they turned out even better than I hoped :) Bought a spool of 1/2"expandable black braided sheathing,gold plated banana plugs and right angle spade plugs...
  11. How to listen for differences between Amps, DACs, Preamps, Processors, Cables, etc.

    Two Channel Audio
    We have other threads that get into "Can we hear a difference?" type questions, the biggest one about amps, located HERE. So this thread is not asking the question "Can we hear a difference?", but asks the following question: How can one learn to listen for and hear the differences between...
  12. Which brand/type cables to get for 2 core shielded balanced line cables?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Folks, Cables are where the most mis-information is floating around...I'm really not sure which ones to go for... I'd like to get some help from forum members on which cables offer the best price/performance. My processer is a Motu Ultralite Mk3 (Hybrid) used as a USB DAC outputs are...
  13. Help choosing RCA cables to connect Power Amp to AVR

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I am currently looking for a nice power amp to use with my Yamaha RX-A1020 AVR using the Yammy's pre amp outs. It will be either a 3 or 5 channel amp. What are some good, well made cables for this purpose which are not ridiculously expensive? I have used some of the Blue Jean Cable interconnects...
  14. What kinds of cables are needed in a typical home theater ?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi guys .. So I'm setting up my very first home theater, and was wondering was kinds of cables, wires, sockets, ports, etc .. will I be needing ? I know about the HDMI cables which will be needed for video stuff, but I'm clueless in all other departments .. Here is my hardware: Projectors...
  15. Longer cables for Denon AH-D600 headphones?

    Headphones | Head Gear
    Just got these in, love them. However, I need about 5-6' more cable to listen in bed (the receiver is about 13 feet from my listening position). Is it best to: 1) Just get an RCA extension from Monoprice, 2) Get a longer "oxygen-free" whatever cable similar to what came with the AH-D600 (it is...
  16. sub woofer cables

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I plan on using rg59 or rg6 for subwoofer cables. I want to make my own due to the cost saving. Anyone else do this? Any tips on connectors or other supplies needed. I need a 25 foot run. I plan on getting some connectors from parts express and solder them. or? Should i crimp them? I like...
  17. Headphone Custom Cables & Mods

    Headphones | Head Gear
    Has anyone tried out any headphone mods they could report on? How about custom cables?
  18. DIY Crossed-Coax Speaker Cables

    DIY Audio
    I recently became intrigued with the DIY speaker cables created by Jon Risch and decided to build a pair for myself: Parts list for (1) pair of 8 ft cables: (32) feet of Belden 89529 coax cable (1) 25-ft roll 3/8 Techflex cable sheath (2) 5M rolls 10MM heat shrink tubing Teflon pipe fitter...
  19. Which HDMI cables for components?

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello one and all, As some of you know, I am a newbie in the vast world of home theater configuration. In my research, I have discovered there are several types of HDMI cables. Which one should I use for the following components: 1. Denon AVR X-4000 => Panasonic TCP65ST60 2. Denon AVR...
  20. Microphone cables? Which one and what length?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I have ordered my mic and will need a XLR m/f microphone cable. Which brand and what length is best. I have a local guitar center. Their cables range from really cheap to top dollar. Just dont know what to buy. Thank you for you help.:help:
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