Look into Nordost "Blue Heaven". These are in your range. Also, they are completely flat and can be put under carpet, etc. I own 'em and like 'em. Good Luck!
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Since you've gotten conflicting advice on Nordost, why not email [email protected] for a Stealth cable recommendation in your price range? Models can be seen at www.interlinkhouse.com, and there's a no-day money-back guarantee. I had MIT CVT Terminator cables, and my present Stealth Ultimate Ribbons are orders of magnitude better (though I should way the MIT's date back to 1990).
Sorry Tm12, but I borrowed an absurdly long (20 ft.) run of Nordost SPM speaker cable from a dealer and it simply, utterly, and thoroughly trounced the 6 ft. JPS speaker cable then IN MY SYSTEM. The capitialization refers to the fact that this was done by direct comparison at my home. This is not a snipe at Tm12, I've never listened to any Audioquest or DH cables. I just don't agree with his view that Nordost has obtained its reputation on the basis of hype. Is the Nordost overpriced? I don't know how much it costs them to make their cable, although I have heard from one high end manufacturer that it really isn't all that expensive to make. Then again, neither he not I make cable for a living, so who knows? Almost all cable is overpriced in the sense that you can get almost any cable you're interested in at sites like Audiogon, generally for 1/2 list price. I think Tm12 and I agree that you should never buy cable new if you can avoid it (if you have specific needs for a cable with an odd sized length, you may be forced to buy it new). The bottom line [email protected] is that you should try to borrow cable over a weekend from a dealer and determine with your ears, in your listening room, with your gear, if the cable sounds good. And don't be biased against Nordost; in my system it sounds better than anything else I've compared it to.