Here we go again !!!!!!
13 responses Add your response
To put bull aside, it will depend on brand, your equipment, on degree of resolution your system is capable of, current quality and your hearing.
To put it another way, there will be a difference, and you may or may not hear it.
Some manufacturers and audiophiles recommend power cords be no less than 5' long. I remember that someone on this forum said that it is true for Noth American 120/60 current but is the opposite for Euro 220/50 current.
Personally I only have 5' cords and don't think about it.
I have recently reconfigured my system and do not need any cord (power, IC, or SC) over 1M long. In fact, I am going to make a 2-foot long PC tonight to go from a dedicated line to my Isoclean conditioner. I never bought into the whole Mapleshade min. 8 ft. min. speaker cable length, or other min. lengths I have seen posted. There are two many examples of short wire runs within the gear itself. Plus, one way to reduce LCR is to use shorter cables.
I don't think so at all. I have had different lengths to my conditioner and to my equipment..no difference.
Not to mention the length of the power wires from your outlet(s) to the junction box then out to the power lines and so on and so on.
Now maybe... if you had a 2 foot cable compared to a 30 foot power chord, you could maybe hear a difference - better or worse who knows.