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Kimber 8TC cable

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by cheeseburger, Nov 15, 2003.

  1. cheeseburger

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    :clap: Hello people. Has anybody got any opinions on Kimber 8TC speaker cable. I am connecting between AE1 speakers and an Arcam FMJ A32 amp. Is this cable talked up or is it worth the coin. Much appreciate any comments. The Burger.
     
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    gets my thumbs up,i upgraded to this from audioquest silver aniversary about a month ago.
    if you go for it give it a good month to burn in,the sound has changed over the last 3 week quite alot.

    hope this helps

    carlos
     
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    Burn in?:confused:

    Never heard of this one, emperor's clothes anyone?
     
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    I too use 8TC for the rears, and thought it was marginally better than the 10.00p/m cable i was using prior to this.

    I was using it on the front three for a short period of time and thought again there was marginal improvement.
    With speakers cables, the term night and day should be used extremely judiously. better gains can be had IMHO from using very short runs of speaker cable. I use SPM on the fronts and look at my cabling/interconnects more as "insurance" than a "defining factor" to be honest.

    Regards

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    You need to get involved in bake offs Smurfin.


    Adz
     
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    Yes....4TC and 8TC here....vastly better than the Linn triwire cable I used previously,and very happy with the results....even my wife,who doesnt normally notice these things said how much more open and clear it sounded.
     
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    They do exactly what they need to, I use them.
     
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    Those who run on gas though are surely at an advantage? Or is electric actually better? Has anyone done a side by side comparison? Are there any advantages to pre-heating? I'm guessing either will be superior to an all-in-one Microwave solution?

    ;)
     
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    Bake offs and burn in I've never been totally convinced about,except with a somewhat expensive XLO digital lead that definitely improved over a few days,but the Kimber speaker and mains leads were a very noticeable improvement straight out of the box(the mains leads were compared to XLO,Transparent and a few others including good old 30 amp copper cables before finally buying)and I've used everything from mains cables(20 yrs ago!) through Litz cables and Linn to the current Kimbers,and have no reason to change.
     
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    same here,

    but they have changed from when i first installed them:confused:

    i just need to listen o Pink Floyds 'The Wall'to be convinced

    Unbelievable.............

    who need surround sound when 2h/stereo sounds like this.


    Carlos
     
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    Thanks for all your comments people. The Burger.
     
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    I've been using 4TC between my Arcam A22 and Dynaudio speakers for the last 4 months. They're better (and admittedly more expensive) than anything else I've used in the past.
     

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