digital (Andrew D) wrote:
"Ok boys, I've conducted properly organized, well thought-out, blind listening evaluations and always come to the same conclusion: cables don't make an audible difference in an audio reproduction system.
Those of you on this forum who are determined to stick to your "yes they do" guns: all I can suggest is that you submit yourself to a blind evaluation - one where there is [absolutely no way] for you to see which cables are in place at any time. In fact, the best case scenario involves listeners / loudspeakers in one room and reproduction kit / cables in an adjacent room separated by a closed door - a situation such as this:
...which I conducted for a group of enthusiasts on a Canadian Audio website. Let me go on record in stating that I am more than ready to retest [anyone] who offers to come forward with whatever cables they wish to show up with at my doorstep - any time.
There is a humorous follow-up to that evaluation here:
http://cdnav.com/cdnav/viewtopic.php?t=164 (read it to the bottom to get the gist)
In closing: Something like this:
...works perfectly for RCA interconnects and something like this:
...does the trick every time for loudspeaker cables.