$21,000 for a speaker cable.

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  1. ojsinnerz.
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    http://www.noiseaddicts.com/2008/11/most-e...est-audiophile/

    http://avland.co.uk/audioquest/everest/everest.htm


    ARE YOU RICH AND BADASS ENOUGH TO BUY THESE? I'M LOOKING AT YOU MEI-O.
     
  2. MegaAce™

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    21,000$ for a freakin cable?
    who will buy some of these cables? [​IMG]
     
  3. Galacta

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    That is a rip and yes, I am badass to buy one.
     
  4. acoustic.digital

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    i think its a good investment if you like real good studio equipment. of course nobody has money to burn, but for some major studios... why not?
     
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  6. Galacta

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    lol
    did you make it?
    If you did... How?
     
  7. Raestloz

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    Definitely NOT!

    I'd better off with a PS3, XBOX 360, Ultr-Spec PC, a Wii, an NDSL, and a PSP-2000, all comes with some crazy original games rather than 3 metres of rip-off!

    hell, I can live with a headphone that costs $5 and they sound like Heaven sent 0.000001 g of happiness, the quality is great, and it's 4200x cheaper than this lol

    seriously, who will buy this piece of rip-off?
     
  8. Banger

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    If I had the money to spend hellz yea with out a second thought
     
  9. R2DJ

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    I may be an audiophile but I won't buy this. I would use it to buy things like consoles, tellies, and everything I need in life.

    Unless it's $21.000, I would buy it [​IMG]
     
  10. FAST6191

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    That is almost as amusing as some of the people I hear of tracking down oxygen free copper and then using an interference fit or heating it with a blowtorch.

    Most of the audio stuff I hear about reminds me of snake oil salesmen anyhow.
     
  11. hankchill

    hankchill I Pwn n00bs.

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    You know, it's funny that people try to sell speaker cable for such a high price.

    There was a test on a TV show a while back that had a comparison between audio travelling through a $150 set of Monster Cables and a standard coat hanger -- the people were blindfolded and couldn't tell the difference in audio quality.

    Just goes to show that $21,000 cables don't mean shit -- I spent $30 on 100ft of speaker wire and it sounds wonderful.
     
  12. UltraMagnus

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    the is a name for people that buy pseudo-scientific audio stuff like this, it is audiophools
     
  13. DarkSpace

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    I don't think I would ever get these, even if I had the cash.
     
  14. dark42

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    All of these super-expensive cables are a scam. This cable wouldn't sound any better than a coat hanger.
    BTW it's the same with those Monster HDMI cables, never buy one of those $100 cables Best Buy tries to sell you. It's a digital signal so it doesn't matter what type of cable it does through, as long as it gets there, so pretty much any cheap HDMI cable will do. You will not get a "better picture" or "clearer sound" by using overpriced cables. Anyone who buys this is both rich and stupid.
     
  15. Veho

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    And 9 out of 10 housewives can't tell the difference between Wizzo butter and a dead crab.
     
  16. Linkiboy

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    That's not true. I have a 10$ cable I got from newegg for my bedroom and I got artifacting and a weird line when I tried to use it on the living room 1080p tv(I bought my 360 over to play). It worked fine on my 720p tv though
     
  17. The Teej

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    $21,000? That's insane. So much stuff I could buy....
     
  18. Raika

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    I would rather spend the money on video games and delicious food...*drool* [​IMG]
     
  19. Veho

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    I think you're all looking at this the wrong way. It's not a matter of "if I had 21,000 dollars, what would I spend them on", this is a matter of "money is not an issue, gimme teh shiny".
     
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