Don't waste your money. Buy nice big zip cord and have a laugh on those who think that electrons care what kind of wire they are going thru.
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Cantor- I can't disagree more strongly with Stevemj. I highly recommend FIM cables. I use the FIM Gold series in my audio system (also SET) and will be getting FIM Silver for my video system in the not too distant future. They are quite stiff and take some effort to install, and the amp terminals should be checked the next day to insure they haven't become loose as the cable relaxes. Other than those caveats, I don't know of a better cable. Just my .02.
Cantor, I have to concur with Jctubes. While I can't endorse FIM cables (because I haven't listened) there are a lot of cables that I would suggest. As always they are dependant on preference. I'd start with Acoustic Zen, Goertz (copper or silver - silver for mids/high). I have also heard great things about Stealth (silver ribbons), Silversmith and strangely enough Mapleshade - though I don't know if the MS would be up to the challenge. Each of the other cables I suggested are recognized for their honest delivery and open-ness. They won't candy coat anything. I suppose it all depends on what sound you are after. Cheers
i have had on audition for the past 2 weeks a pair of fim silver cables, connecting avalon eidolons to a jrdg 8ti. i am also trying matching power cords on the amp and my accuphase dc 330 pre/dac. the cables are a revelation. they do everything they are touted to do: widening and deepening the sound stage, providing superb detail, tightening and extending the bass and making vocals so life-like they're spooky. i'm almost afraid to try the gold version. i haven't reached any definite conclusions on the pc's yet but i'll be buying one set or another of fim's cables to replace my cardas neutral reference.
dkuipers: i find nothing objectionable about the "construction quailty" of fim cables. they are somewhat similar to the tara "the one" in constuction, tho the fim stuff is MUCH stiffer. i recommend having two people install the speaker cables to avoid any damage to terminals. once you getem' "pre-bent," they install relatively easily.