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  1. Denton

    Denton Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Harrumph no flowery prose. No purity statement.
     
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    Mike B Well-Known Member Donor Top Poster

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    Yes there was, "oxygen free copper"
     
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    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    whew!
    6N...i surely hope so.
     
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    Denton Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    "This wire will lift veils on virgins for miles around. And it's as pure as an Amish maiden at a biker rally."
     
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    Exactly, not too warm, not too cool, exactly what you'd expect from thermostat wire :sunglasses:

    Seriously though, I do feel interconnects and speaker wires make a difference, but the snake-oil marketing is ridiculous, and more money doesn't equate to better sound, even though it's likely different.
     
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    Very good wire...for electrical installations. But I won't use any wire that isn't OFC for audio applications. OFC is one of the few real differences there is in audio copper wire applications. And by that I mean differences that can actually be measured AND heard.OFC not only has significantly greater corrosion resistance than standard than non-OFC wire, removing the oxygen also makes it a better conductor than non-OFC wire.

    The only non-exotic materiel that is a better conductor than OFC is pure silver and a few silver alloys. Unfortunately, pure silver is not only prohibitively expensive, it is also extremely prone to corrosion and there is no real practical method of increasing silver's corrosion resistance that doesn't also eliminate it's advantages as an audio conductor.
     
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    Only during set-up, after that, it just sits there ;-)
     
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    Audtek Summer Speaker Wire Blowout - what happens to the wires after the summer is over?:laughing:
     
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    Mike B Well-Known Member Donor Top Poster

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    I'll still love you after the wires of summer are gone
     
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