Originally Posted by light.wave
I'm planning to buy cables from anti-cables. Anyone have impression or opinion on it?
Tired them. Didn't have to think about it, gave them straight back. They are simply enamelled low crystal, or single crystal, wire. This stuff should be available without the brand name inflating the price. A few times I've heard Copper have something of a harsh bright edge to it, I wondered if this single crystal stuff was smoother, but not really, if at all. The silver gave nuances and subtly, smooth but detailed. The Single crystal copper was better then expected and will probably be clearer and better than stranded coppers and thick cables, etc, which smear and blur, so I'm not saying that is a wire to avoid, just that it fell short of what we have, and our silver was cheaper too.
So, the copper was no competition to the silver wire I and friends have. That is just silver wire in PTFE sheath that I made up myself. There's no real mystery about cables. They each have their own sound and do make a very very big difference. Pick something that suits your system.
I've said it so many times, but mono blocks and as little speaker wire as you can get down to, a pal uses 9 inches, is best if you want realism, ie, dynamics, slam, clarity, detail. A 5 metre cable will give a big boomy bloomy fat vastly exaggerated bass and a lot of people prefer this to hearing what's actually on the recording.Edited by Ian AS - 2/24/13 at 8:49am