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Re: [ARSCLIST] Cables- was Can 78s sound better than LPs?
On 28/08/06, Steven Smolian wrote:
> Seems to me the theory of matched impedence comes into play here
> somewhere. What is the size of the wire attached to the connector on
> the inside of the box?
> Unknown. Many of us the "it couldn't hurt" theory. So do I. I use
> heavy lamp wire for speaker connections.
> I expect cable length has more to do with it than thickness.
The resistance will increase as the length increases and/or the diameter
decreases. It is just the geometry of a (long) cylinder.
> All other
> things being equal, I've found powered speakers sound better- more
> open- than the same speakers with external amplification.
> This is heresy. None of the classic speakers were made that way and we
> all venerate age- of equipment.