Cable recommandations


Im interested in a recommendation on speaker cables new or used. My budget is is 1500. Here is what I have:

Don Sachs preamp, Don Sachs amp, Tekton Double Impacts, Mytek Brooklyn DAC II+. Bluesound Node, DIY silver speaker cable, DIY interconnects and power cord. Shuguang black treasure tubes on amp and preamp, Brimar rectifier.






Lets put cables in perspective


Speaker choice, speaker location in your room and room impact represent at least 80% or more of what you hear.

Your music source materials ie CD's,  Records, streaming etc would be next and then your equipment used for the above sources would be next.

That leaves very little room for the impact of any cable.

High end cables were created to solve a problem predominately random RF signals from all other electronics you have in your home. RF signals can cause you hearing  increased noise levels from your speakers

having said the above do I believe you COULD hear a difference in interconnects, but that difference should be explored after everything else has been maximized in your system first 

I myself have found copper based multi strand wire braided worked best for my speakers, second shielded and grounded power cords for amps, preamps and computers seemed to reduce noise.


Just FYI my most expensive cable, USB, RCA, power cord was found on Amazon for less than $37.00


Hope this helps, and remember just enjoy listening to the music


Hi @hausera 

Don Sachs was using a Dueland Western Electric alike cable in his gear, but has switched over to Ice Age Audio's IC cable. You can use 12 or 16 gage Dueland tin clad copper for speaker cables. I have just ordered Crhis VenHaus' IC, anyone who has moved film & foil technology as far forward as Chris has almost certainly isn't going to sell an inferior cable. If you are not crazy about the Duelund cables, Goertz flat speaker cables can definitely good, but use the zoble filter. Hope this helps.

Try Chen Audio Lab.

The best I have owned so far.

Beautiful balance from Top to Bottom.





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