williewonka

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Duelund conversion to DIY Helix Geometry Cabling
@lemonhaze, 2 x 18 gauge occ silver is great for source components. I would use 1x14 gauge solid OCC copper for the neutral. The silver plated copper from TFA is not quite as good but very good if you are on a budget The sonarqusest are my first... 
AI (Audiogon Intelligence)
@mapman - the responses to a question on AG are tempered by peoples personal experience or preferences - not to mention the various tangents people go off on. Factor in Gear combinations, room acoustics etc..and I think the AI response could end ... 
Duelund conversion to DIY Helix Geometry Cabling
@lemonhaze -Apologies for the fragmented response. I still like the following silver plated copper mains connector products - in order of preference... SonarQuest Viborg Vanguard - on Ebay I also like the Carbon fiber look and they clamp b... 
Duelund conversion to DIY Helix Geometry Cabling
@lemonhaze - I really liked your post above :-) I am surprised you got the response you did. I have tried similar comparisons, with mixed results, rangnig from.. making up all sorts of obscure advantages of the cables they sell - or... I had ... 
Duelund conversion to DIY Helix Geometry Cabling
@sasho  - re: Where from we can purchase teflon tube I get mine from PArts Connecxion or Take Five Audio The diameter of 12 AWG wire is 2.053 mm or 0.0808 inches Add 25% and you are looking for an internal diameter of approxiately 2.5mm or 0.1 ... 
Duelund conversion to DIY Helix Geometry Cabling
This method has lead me to thinking there is the potential to have a Hard Wire connection for the Pre’s Out, with a Helix Design Cable concealed within the Power Amp. One person I know of replaced vavious wiring within his components with Helix... 
Would used Shunyata Anaconda CX power cables still be a good choice at right price?
@aberyclark - take a look at Audio Envy or even Zavfino cables. Don;t be fooled by theri price, they are both very good perofrmers They would be my preference over Shunyata cables Regards - Steve    
Zavfino prima mk2 speaker cables
@carybryston - I have owned Kimber 8tc and went on to develop my own speaker cables, which were superior to the 8tc and even the 12 tc in every respect. I tend to read a lot about other cables to see what design approach they have taken.  Zavf... 
AE SP12 or Zavfino Nova OCC?
@scslite - I would go with this Zavfino for your setup i.e. 600 watts into 4 ohms The Prima MKII OCC Speaker Cable 9AWG - ZavfinoUSA It will allow the tranmission of the full dynamic range without any compression of dynamics and bass Hope that ... 
Interconnects
@roxy1927 - stick with the Mackenzies - they are well designed and should provide great sound quality. If you really feel the need to upgrade then ask your question on the Hijiri thread. https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/hijiri-users-thread... 
Look at these beauties
No I didn’t bother looking up the company to see construction etc.  I just tried and could not find anything that would suggest these cables are any better than other brands. I did find... a lot of talk about speed and enutrality high pric... 
Rega Planar 3 50th anniversary
@plasticspoon8 - I can recommend an Audiomods Arm for your Technics SL-1700 mk. 1 Jeff , at audiomods can fabricate a mounting plate for your turntable that makes installation a doddle. His arms are amazing and will elevate your TT to performanc... 
Anyone with experience having cables made using Amorphous Metals/Alloys
@audio_phool - this link confirms the distortion effect of insulation with high Dk The Impact of Insulation on Wire and Cable Performance (energy5.com) But I think there is a better article that describes the details - ill keep looking   Cheer... 
Anyone with experience having cables made using Amorphous Metals/Alloys
@audio_phool - the basics are if you apply a positive voltage/current through a wire, the insulation will adopt a positive charge if you then apply a negative voltage through that same wire, the insulation will adopt a negative charge but if ... 
RCA Phono Interconnect Under $400
Checkout Zavfino and Audio Envy - they both make excellent cables Or you could invest in a one piece slver harness from Cardas Not something you should try installing yourself, but - worth the expense Regards - Steve