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Old 12-02-2017, 11:18 PM
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Hello;

Have a couple of questions, appreciate any suggestions..

1. I need to find two good XLR interconnects between a D1100 and a MC452 running a pair of Bower's 803D2 and also to a MC275 with a pair of 805D2.

From what ive read in the forum, each cable sounds different with each equipment, so trying them out would be the road to go, but where Im living right now, I don't have any stores with hi end cables around. So my choice has to come out of suggestions. Then go for the purchase and ship them over here.

I dont want to spend too much on each set. up to $750 each, max. Ive read that most people with these type of equipment go as high as $1,500, apparently it is where you really begin to hear a difference. Im 100% digital and my highest spec source is Tidal HiFi from a bluesound streamer. Thinking of going to a DCS Network down the line, but that's another story...)

I've tried to detail as much, so you can make a brand/model suggestion based on what I have and hear.

2. I've got the Bluesound connected to the D1100 via optical (was what I had around). Thinking of going to coax. Ive read it is better. Any suggestions on the change? brand/model?

Because its a digital signal, are these cables as important as analog? IE Do I have to spend?

Thanks, appreciate the time and knowledge passed on....
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Old 12-03-2017, 09:21 PM
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Check out the Cable Company - they have a 'lending library' of cables you can try.
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Old 12-06-2017, 02:45 AM
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Check out the Cable Company - they have a 'lending library' of cables you can try.
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Old 12-06-2017, 02:52 PM
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As a professional recording engineer, I use Mogami 2549 balanced cable. Redco can make any length you want.

https://www.redco.com/Mogami-W2549.html

For coax, I use Canare LV61-S cable with RCAP-C4A connectors or Belden 1694A

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/searc...e&N=4288594199

https://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/digital-audio/

Buy yourself something nice with all the money you will save on expensive cables.

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Old 12-06-2017, 03:46 PM
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As a professional recording engineer, I use Mogami 2549 balanced cable. Redco can make you any length you want.

https://www.redco.com/Mogami-W2549.html

For coax, I use Canare LV61-S cable with RCAP-C4A connectors or Belden 1694A

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/searc...e&N=4288594199

https://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/digital-audio/

Buy yourself something nice with all the money you will save on expensive cables.

Thank you! I am saving this post for future reference. I use blue jeans cables and personally believe that a well-built cable with quality components is all I need.
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Old 12-06-2017, 06:56 PM
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Bluejeans cable has been a great value for me on all my “regular duty” cable needs.
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I also use Mogami 2549 and Neutrik gold plated connectors for all my balanced interconnects.
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Amati Futura Mains
Amati Homage VOX Center,
Proac Response 1sc Rears,
Three MC2301's for L,C,R
MC 602 for the rears
C 1100, MX 151, MCD 1100, MR 80
Nottingham Dais with Sumiko Palo Santos Presentation
SurfacePro 3, JRiver, WW Starlight Platinum USB, Benchmark DAC3 HGC

MX 151, OppO BDP-95, JVC RS-500 DILA projector, 106" diagonal Stewart Luxus Screenwall Deluxe with Studiotek 130 G3 material.

Lake House:
Ohm F, MC 275V, C2300, MR 77, Rega P3

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