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Speaker and RCA cables are analog. Its the same audio signal that is sent to your speakers. I can see where differences between their construction can effect the sound coming from the speakers.
But Ethernet cables send high frequency 0’s ans 1’s so rapidly that a human can not comprehend it and that is fed into a DAC microprocessor that decodes it. It is less clear how you can "flavor" that digital stream of zeros and ones and effect the sound. I will agree that a quality cable can sound better if it is not dropping some of the signal..........But what makes me a skeptic is that by changing the conductors digital cables are supposed to have the same tone / flavor changes as an analog wire. I mean copper sounds neutral, silver sounds bright, Gold sounds warm. Its too much of a coincidence that the wires will flavor an artificial digital stream the same way as analog.
YMMV.......And if you think anything makes your system sound better who am I to judge. But personally I am going to pass on a $12,000 digital anything cable.
This is the part about this hobby that annoys the [email protected]@@ out of me.
High-end speaker cables that promise the moon. High-speed ethernet cables that simply deliver higher data rates, not sound quality. And cable blocks. Really?
There is a fine line between what can be delivered and the promise of what can be delivered. Much of this promised esoterica is snake-oil. The human ear is a finite instrument. Granted you can detect spatial imaging, but to make the statement that some of these vendors make is unverifiable nonsense. But then again, like a Nigerian Prince, it only takes one out of 100 to bite.
Maybe $250-$300 is all you need to spend on an ethernet cable:
I haven't heard it but Pete makes some great cables for the money.
All the best,