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Old 04-12-2012, 03:01 AM
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I was just about to buy a Wireworld Starlight USB when I saw there is now a USB 3.0 version of this cable. I'm now thinking I'll "future proof" myself and get this cable instead. Anyone have one or know how it sounds compared to the USB 2.0 starlight?
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:26 PM
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Anyone?

Also, another quick update. I checked who the Aussie distributor for Wireworld was in my area and gave them a call. The guy in the store I spoke to tells me they don't have any Wireworld USB is stock but they can get them in. He then goes on to say "but just use any USB cable, its only transmitting data so just use a cheap cable - they all sound the same".

I'm about to receive a DAC and have my first go at hooking a computer to it. I agree in "theory" a USB cable transmits 1's and 0's only so it should make no difference to sound, but that's what I first thought about analogue cables and despite any logical explanations, and I can hear the difference there.

I dont think this guy should be working in an Audio store because he sure isnt doing Wireworld and favours?
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:56 PM
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Anyone?

Also, another quick update. I checked who the Aussie distributor for Wireworld was in my area and gave them a call. The guy in the store I spoke to tells me they don't have any Wireworld USB is stock but they can get them in. He then goes on to say "but just use any USB cable, its only transmitting data so just use a cheap cable - they all sound the same".

I'm about to receive a DAC and have my first go at hooking a computer to it. I agree in "theory" a USB cable transmits 1's and 0's only so it should make no difference to sound, but that's what I first thought about analogue cables and despite any logical explanations, and I can hear the difference there.

I dont think this guy should be working in an Audio store because he sure isnt doing Wireworld and favours?
You shouldn't buy a USB 3.0 cable if you only have a 2.0 device. The physical connector on the 3.0 cable is different.

I don't really want to get into it, but I respectfully disagree with your theory regarding digital cables. I will only say that a number of members here use upgraded digital cables with very good results.
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Old 04-15-2012, 11:17 PM
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Anyone?

Also, another quick update. I checked who the Aussie distributor for Wireworld was in my area and gave them a call. The guy in the store I spoke to tells me they don't have any Wireworld USB is stock but they can get them in. He then goes on to say "but just use any USB cable, its only transmitting data so just use a cheap cable - they all sound the same".

I'm about to receive a DAC and have my first go at hooking a computer to it. I agree in "theory" a USB cable transmits 1's and 0's only so it should make no difference to sound, but that's what I first thought about analogue cables and despite any logical explanations, and I can hear the difference there.

I dont think this guy should be working in an Audio store because he sure isnt doing Wireworld and favours?
Time for a new dealer IMHO.
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Old 04-15-2012, 11:36 PM
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I'm sure that I've read on these posts regarding sound quality of cables is true so looks like I'll probably need to source the cable overseas!

Australia makes a reasonably big mark on a world map and yet I've had to order a Wadia 121 from overseas (no agent here) and now the Wireworld cable as well! Its a sad state of affairs!

and PS to Karl - As I said, I've heard benefits of analogue cables and I'm sure I'll hear them as well with the digital cables. I dont understand why there would be a difference in digital cables (as long as all the 1's and 0's are correct and in the right order) but I've learnt there are many things I dont understand about the mystics of audio! I'll let me ears be the judge (and my wife's ears as well to make sure there is no placebo effect).
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I'm sure that I've read on these posts regarding sound quality of cables is true so looks like I'll probably need to source the cable overseas!

Australia makes a reasonably big mark on a world map and yet I've had to order a Wadia 121 from overseas (no agent here) and now the Wireworld cable as well! Its a sad state of affairs!

and PS to Karl - As I said, I've heard benefits of analogue cables and I'm sure I'll hear them as well with the digital cables. I dont understand why there would be a difference in digital cables (as long as all the 1's and 0's are correct and in the right order) but I've learnt there are many things I dont understand about the mystics of audio! I'll let me ears be the judge (and my wife's ears as well to make sure there is no placebo effect).
Wise decision.
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