Help, Need Info, Please Read

Ok, one of these days I'll get around to typing my story, "The Making of an Audio/Videophile". Or at least as best as I can afford. Alright, here's my setup, and basically what I'm looking for is info on wiring. I have a Denon 5700, RCA 5500 DVD(and Raite 715), RCA 725 SVHS, RCA 480 AC3 Satellite Receiver, Equalizer/Spectrum Analyzer(light show), RCA 56" smooth screen, Infinity Overture 3's, CC3 Center, QPS1 rears, 200 watt 15" sub, and cheap monster cable. WHAT CABLES SHOULD I GET? I don't have a lot of money (at least not after buying all the other stuff), but I'd like better cable. I'm looking probably at 3 sets .5 meter rca's, and 2 sets 1 meter, 2 .5 meter S-Video, 1 1 meter S-Video, 1 2 meter S-Video, 1 4-5 meter sub rca's, and probably speaker wire. The interconnects definately have to go, as with the cheap sub wire. The front speaker wire is some stuff I got from one of our wholesalers, don't remember what brand it was, it's 12 gauge microstrand, every strand is silver plated, good? And I'm running a Monster Power HTS 2000, good? As far as power cords go I'm running standard on everything. I just looked and the Denon 5700, and the DVD have removeable power cords. The Denon has a computer style, and the DVD has a small flat style. I'd like to keep all the wire the same brand, but I guess that's not priority. I'll be glad to hear anyones opinions/suggestions to get this budding phile up to speed. Thanks, Ken.
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I'v got a decent entry/mid level system like yours and I mainly use Tributaries cable. SP4 speaker wire $4/ft w/out terminations SCA300 1m interconnects about $90 and DCA100 stereo connections about $50. The also make S-video cables but they are kinda pricey, I just use monster Component Video and Monster S-video. Check the website -
I've tried alot of S-video cables in my satellite system and without any doubt the Tributaries SCV-S silver gives the best overall performance. The colors are very rich, the detail is outstanding. They render a brighter picture than many others also. The Monster cables are warmer giving a good quality picture but lack the vividness of the Tributares. I've also tried the Synergistic Research Silver, Transparent Audio and XLO. Tributaries beats them all for video reproduction
I agree, In the price range you are looking at, Tributaries would be an excellent choice. If you pick a certain brand there is usually synergy to using the same brand throughout the system. Especially the audio signal cables. Good Luck!
GR8, PLEASE READ THIS...MIT Terminator 2 interconnect (Terminator 4 for the sub), Terminator 3 speaker cable, and Z-Cord II power cord (with 15A IEC connector...I don't know if you can get one with a DVD two prong connector. I guess you could have it modded). Get all of this USED, and get a used Chang Lightspeed 6400 power conditioner. Look for used ASC room treatments...Read "The Complete Guide to Highend Audio", especially if you listen to music more than watching movies...
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I agree with Adsal, check with the cable company. My own input is tht both kimber and XLO make good relatively inexpensive caables of all sort. i would check on the Kimber PBJ or Silver Streak and perhaps 8TC single or double run. See if you can't get a home trial since it is trribly important how they sound with your system. Yours, Joshua