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Eddy, My comment was not meant to be cruel. Mogami wire has not changed much over the years and quite frankly neither has thoughts about it. "New" thoughts are not bye the way necessarily "better" thoughts, and in fact they can often be made with less valuable knowledge of the past. I’m not talking about opinion. My suggestion was based on no mention of any past knowledge on your part. As you may be well aware of, Mogami is used throughout the world for studio patch cords "mic wire" and one could argue if it is good enough for a microphone that is on our recordings, why not use it in your kit? Most folks have recommended W3103 (11agw 2 conductor) or W3104 (11agw 4 conductor) for diy over the years. But, you would do best to do a little digging here and at AA rather than simply take my word.
I've tried the Mogami W3082 which is a coax cable and the W3103 which is a regular 2 conductor speaker cable. Both were very good, but in my system and to my ears the Canare 4S11 was better than both of these and better than the Belden.
IMHO, the Canare 4S11 is not only the best budget cable out there, but one of the best period. It does require a very lengthy break-in time.
Redco is a great supplier of Mogami and Canare . I have purchased from them several times . There really is only two options for Mogami speaker wire . One is coaxial and the other is the two conductor 3103 ($2.94 ft) . 3104 is four conductors (same wire as 3103) great for bi-wiring and $5.25 ft . They also offer doing terminations for you if you wish , banana , spade ect... for a nominal fee. I find the Mogami to be neutral in my systems . I have not tried every single cable out there so i will not speak as to other cables . I get the sound i want from my system as is ,so i do not chase the dragon so to speak as far as wiring goes . If you buy twenty feet of 3103 and do not like it i will buy it from you . I need twenty more feet as it is . Will pay you full retail too .
I just replaced my 15ga. Atlas spk. wire w/Mogami 2921, which is a "star-quad" cable. The 2921 sells for $4.95 a ft. and the 3104 sells for $5.25 a ft. The better value is the Star-Quad 3104, IMO, but I felt the 2921 was the right cable for my needs. The 3103 @ under $3 a ft. is the best value IMO. The 2921 (and all the other types of Mogami spk. cables I presume) have a very durable/thick outer jacket. The "Neglex" wire is very finely stranded OFC copper. Very high quality wire. So far I'm very pleased w/the 2921 connected (bare-wire) to Dynaudio Dm 2/6 spks. driven by a newly acquired Arcam Alpha 10 Int. amp (Deltron BFA plugs used @ amp end). The Mogami added bass weight and warmth compared to the wire I was previously using. The Mogami's are still breaking/setting in. The soundstage is very good and the midrange is excellent. I believe the upper treble is slightly recessed (very well could be the use of the Deltron BFA's.) I have no regrets buying the 2921, only wish the price was a little lower. But still......very affordable. The Canare 4S11 does seem like a steal just don't have first hand knowledge how it compares w/the Mogami.
I have been using for years the MOGAMI neglex 2497 wich is a coax 2 conductors cable.
I am pretty happy with it . I find it quite neutral.
i could say that it give the music a sort of live perseption, with dynamic.
I use it for modulation interconnection and speakers cables even in the low frequency.
It seems to me an excellent value for money performance.
i think a lot of people very heavily overestimate the opinions of recording engineers - if you only knew how some of these guys operate - you wouldn't hold them in such high regard. Honestly Mogami stuff is OKAY - it's not bottom of the barrel but it sure isnt' top shelf - and their microphone cable is EASILY bested by Vovox and others