Cable Talk 3.1 Speaker Cables

3.46/5 (35 Reviews)


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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by charisma a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: January 22, 2007

Bottom Line:   
I found this cable again in a box,and tried it in my system,wich is totally different trough the years.
When I bought it I was using elipson floorstanders,and it sounded well in the time on a cambridge amp.
I changed it later for an other brand,and it went in a box.
A few years later I tried it on Sonus Faber speakers,wich sounded hard and harsh,so it took only a few minutes and I replaced it again.
Now I am using tube gear and apogee ribbons,and this afternoon I thought I give it a trie.
What a big difference...it matches unbelievebly good!
There is a good stage,a natural sound,and even a nice 3d image.
Only in the bas in my system,its a little soft and lacks bottom.
So this cable reacts strongly on the system you put it in..
I did not suspect such a good performence,even comparing to my usual cables,wich cost many times the price of the 3.1.
In absolut terms it lacks some trebbledetail,but it makes music.


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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   1997

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   pff long time ago



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by shrink a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: May 31, 2004

Bottom Line:   
DOnt know where some of these people get the ideas about harshness and over bright. This cable adds warmth to most systems. I tried replacing it with Chord Rumour 4 bi-wire and that was a bright and horrid cable. In most ways the cable talk was more controlled and subtle with far better control over the bass.

Maybe these peoples systems are harsh.

im using some very high end gear...

Audiolab 8000Q pre
Audiolab 8000M monoblocks
Linn Ikemi cd player
B&W P5 speakers

and all i can say is it takes a lot of money to better the cable talk. in fact i had to move to kimber 8VS just to get a big enough improvement.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2000

Price Paid:    $5.00

Purchased At:   richer sounds Edinbu



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Azhar Khamis a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: August 26, 2003

Bottom Line:   
They don't rock? Pls! I listen to progressive metal where every single part of the instrument is vital to really appreciate the talent put into this kind of music. Spin Dream Theater's Awake or Ark's Burn The Sun and you can hear the wicked tight bass and how everything else blends perfectly. The more it burns it, the more it sound great.

If you listen to metal music, this cable is all you need, at no unnecessary extra cash.

Btw, if

Mission 731
Denon 3600
Pioneer 535

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1999



Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by reg stone a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: February 22, 2002

Bottom Line:   
Try similar priced products from Ixos and QED, this stuff doesn't rate. Period.

Tried it on budget and mid range gear, a good cable shouldn't colour, this does, adds grain, harshness and sharpens treble to cause fatigue. Also isn't easy to lay out of the way as it quite unflexible and is ugly, and difficult to terminate.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2001

Price Paid:    $3.00

Purchased At:   Miller Bros Bradford



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by yan s a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: January 31, 2002

Bottom Line:   
This is my first speaker cable but it's sound great for the first it's sound a little bit thin and bright after 1 month with 2 hours breakin every day used now I can heard the sonically sound. I think for another 1 year I still using this great cable.

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Used product for:   3 months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1999

Price Paid:    $8.00

Purchased At:   Excellent Audio, Jakarta Barat




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