I exchanged (some, not all) of my older design Morrow cables for the newer design ones, and they sounded fine right away...It could very well be that later they sounded better, and in fact I think they do, but although I don't think cables should "sound" like anything, my system's ability to reproduce music has seemed to improve over the 400 plus hours since adding the new cables...in fact at hours 378 and 402 (402 and 3 minutes to be precise) I noticed a .005% improvement that was a pleasant surprise.
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Folks let me just make this clear. This test is to see if cable burn in has ANY effect on cables. I'm not trying to put a percentage on it or a value to it... Only thing I am trying to do is determine if it has any effect from a sonic perspective. I think that is all that is necessary to determine if its valid so I hope your not expecting me to quantify this.
ieales235 posts12-06-2018 2:21pm
There is a potential issue with “auditioning” cables or anything before the burn in period is complete, assuming that the cable is ever completely burned in. That issue is that the burn in process can sometimes be a non linear one, with up and down swings in performance. Thus, when someone takes a peek prematurely he might be disappointed in the sound. But I digress.@geoffkait ROTFLMFAO!
Systems change for well known and enumerated phenomena, ignored by the fuse, direction and burn-in proponents. If my system sounds better after recommend N hours of cable burn-in but worse due to other ignored factors after 2N hours of use, then what?
Cable burn in is fraud.
>>>>>You seem mighty sure of yourself. But can you prove it? Some folks are just as positive there was no holocaust. This is probably a case of whatever ieales insists, it’s best to do the opposite.
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