Category: Digital Cables

SOtM dCBL-CAT7 Audiophile Ethernet Cable Review

Audiophile ethernet cables. Most would laugh or vomit when they hear those three words. I firmly believe it’s one of the biggest bottleneck for many networked rigs out there. Naysayers would be believers if they just take two cheap ethernet cables from different brands and just give it a listen. If you aren’t a complete…


High Fidelity Cables CT-1 Ultimate Power Cord and MC-0.5 Review

Power components are usually overlooked but those who have had years of experience in this hobby know it could make all the difference. I firmly believe one cannot experience the full potential of a system until you have a quality power infrastructure in place. I’ve written a few posts in the past regarding various power…


Audioquest Vodka vs SOtM dCBL-CAT6 Ethernet Cable

Trust me, I was dumbfounded and skeptical when I heard ethernet cables made a difference in audio quality. It’s over a reliable TCP/IP connection where the bits are error-checked. Presumably the bits should be exactly the same on both ends. Well, apparently there’s EMI/RFI that could envelope the path of the cable and generate a…


Digital Cables: Chord SilverPlus USB vs. Supra USB

I didn’t really subscribe to the idea of USB cables making a difference. I was pretty much in the same camp as these guys and these guys. However, as I’ve learned on this climb up the audio food chain, everything matters for audio. It’s not as simple as 0’s and 1’s. There’s timing involved, noise pollution…