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New king of over-priced cable? $1,600 HDMI 26'


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#21 OFFLINE   dorfd1

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 06:12 PM

http://www.amazon.co...=pd_sim_sbs_e_8

sorry for the bump but the reviews for this one are funny. why would you even think to buy a $2500 cable?

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#22 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 06:39 PM

Lack of common sense ...

#23 OFFLINE   Steve

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 07:37 AM

This $2000 power cable comes in both 15- and 20-amp versions! :P

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#24 OFFLINE   jdh8668

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 07:57 AM

Thank goodness for monoprice!

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:59 AM

Holy cow, that Diamond cable. Even if they hand mold the connectors, use absolutely top-shelf components and it's done by the the most expensive cablesmith in the world it still seems like $300 would be the max it could get to .. but nearly $2,600. I've heard of markup, but that's got to be at least a 10x markup.

I'm a simple guy .. I'll stick with the $2 to $10 cables .. Although I do have one that cost me $43 .. a 50' HDMI cable.
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#26 OFFLINE   machavez00

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 03:36 PM

Here's a deal that's close to Monoprice, at RadioShack of all places
Zax 85710 33-Ft. Select Series Subwoofer Cable Reg. $8.99, on sale for $4.99

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 03:40 PM

Thank goodness for monoprice!


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#28 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 04:47 PM

Here's a deal that's close to Monoprice, at RadioShack of all places
Zax 85710 33-Ft. Select Series Subwoofer Cable Reg. $8.99, on sale for $4.99


If someone willing spend those two grand for such cable, how many MILES he could span by the cable ? :D

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 03:06 PM

I know some musicphiles who pay hundreds of dollars for cables because they tell me they can hear the difference. I actually bought pure silver speaker wires for my system once. I can't really tell if they sounded any better than the cheap copper speaker cables that I was using. I did end up selling them for the same price I bought them because of the value of the silver. As far as the prices of video hdmi cables go, I think it's a good idea to have your satellite receiver and blu-ray and other video devices close to the TV so you don't end up paying for every foot that the TV is away from the devices. I was just looking at the HDMI cables at hh gregg and like I said, the longer the cable you need the more expensive it will be. That's the lesson I've learned from seeing all those prices.

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