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    Default Analog Audio Cables...

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1

    Now I know Canare makes great cables but aren't analog audio cables supposed to be low impedence? These are 75 ohm cables/connectors so would they actually be good for analog cables or is this guy just trying to sell his cables to the unknowing (like myself)? The only "technical" training I have on cables comes from Monster via trainings at work and we all know how retar....eerrrr....biased they are. Thanks guys.
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    I think the main objective with audio analog cables is relatively low capacitance. The 75 ohm impedance RCA connectors are primarily for video impedance matching but they work fine for audio too.

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    anyone else???
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    That is one fine cable & the price is right too. Also recommended are Blue Jeans Cable who like the Belden 1505F cable for analog, they are very flexible. For digital they like Belden 1694A cable. However either cable can be used for analog or digital. Also check out RAM ELECTRONOCS who carry both the Belden & Canare cables. I have purchased from both companies & have been very pleased w/ their cables. Just don't get caught up in the high priced cable non-sense. It's not necessary to spend a fortune for cables. Paying more will not, I repeat, will not get you any better music reproduction. Beware of snake oil salesman!!! they lurk behind every corner in this business!!!

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    Audio components usually come with generic cables, use them.

    If you want to step up or test your brain...make a Belden based cable your first stop, at the very least. Canare terminations are Tonka toy type, and lame....get a quality termination like Vampire, Scosche or WBT. There are others to choose from and I'm sure the help desk will chime in eventually.

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    Check out www.catcables.com. Doug makes cables to order; quality for the $$.
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    Since output impedence is very low and input impedence is very high an impedence of 75 ohms means little. Now in a speaker cable since the input impedence is very low any resistance at all in the cable makes a big difference. For example, if you had a 6 ohm speaker and a cable with 1 ohm resistance about 1/6 of the power would be lost in the cable. That is a LOT! In an interconnect though, if you have a 75 ohm cable and a 47K input impedence only about 1/160th of the power is lost in the cable. Basically nothing.
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    Item location: Singapore, Malaysia ?????

    can you not find a cable you like here in the USofA? you had to go outside the country? ;)

    find a cable you like.. demo it in your home and be done with it.. i think to many people stress out about cables.. and wires.. find a good quality cable that fits your budget and sit back and enjoy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by miner
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    I refuse to do business with Catcables because of the way Doug runs his web site. Very controlling and sneaky actually. I caught a few of his cronies pushing Catcables on a different site without identifying themselves as being affiliated, even when challenged by someone else.

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    I gave him an offer on a set of 6ch. analogs to try out and he accepted. So why not...

    I personally do put a lot of thought into my cables because after I was shown the difference a speaker wire and then a digital coax cable can make, I'm not about to go crap now. lol
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    Often 75 ohm IC's are used in the digital domain, e.g, CDP to anti-jitter, anti-jitter to DAC. Russ cued me in on this when he was trialing an anti-jitter unit I loaned him.

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