What was I Thinking

mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,077
I woke up early today,

Sitting here just browsing I notice Best Buy has Rocket 11 @30' for $99. I'm thinking ok I have a gift card to cover that. I started looking at bananas and cable pants. Then start looking at maybe making some rocket bi-wire cables with some Furez or Monoprice 12/4.

Then the coffee kicks in, I have AQ type 4, What am I thinking.
When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

Family Room:
Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
Main: Polk LsiM 705
Center: Polk LSiM 704C
Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
Surrounds: Polk S15
Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

Bed Room;
Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
Main: Polk Signature S20
Center: Polk Signature S35
Rear: Polk R15
Sub: HSU STF-2

Working Warehouse;
Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
Old sony 12" Sub
Mini tower PC with 400GB of music

Comments

  • rpf65rpf65 Posts: 2,053
    Once again caffeine saves the day
  • CH46ECH46E Posts: 1,197
    I like my AQ wires. Have not had the best of luck with monoprice slim hdmi. Have two dead ones on the shelf.

    I have some extra AQ Type 4 that I'm going to use to replace the wires in the cabinets of my rta12b.
  • msgmsg Posts: 4,985
    I get the opposite effect when I drink coffee.
    Less restraint, because the Lego Movie song starts playing in my head after the first sip...

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    And then later, when it wears off...
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    It is kind of interesting looking cable. The winding, and then the separate twists into different jackets. I'd be curious to try some, too, but just full range.

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  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,519
    edited December 2018
    CH46E wrote: »
    Have not had the best of luck with monoprice slim hdmi. Have two dead ones on the shelf.

    They have a lifetime warranty. Return them...

    HT/Main- Panny 50" G10 Plasma, Pioneer SC-1222k AVR, Panny DMP-BD60 BDP, Polk LS90 mains, CS350LS center, LS/fx side surrounds, LS50 surround backs, SVS 25-31PC+ sub, Harmony One

    Office Rig- Marantz 2252B, Denon 2910, Kenwood KD2070 TT, Polk RTA 12B's/ RTA8t
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,077
    edited December 2018
    My OCD would have me swapping wires way to much.
    CH46E wrote: »
    I like my AQ wires. Have not had the best of luck with monoprice slim hdmi. Have two dead ones on the shelf.

    Reason I only get AQ or Wirelogic (an AQ off brand at Costco) Never had one go bad

    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • CH46ECH46E Posts: 1,197
    edited December 2018
    CH46E wrote: »
    Have not had the best of luck with monoprice slim hdmi. Have two dead ones on the shelf.

    They have a lifetime warranty. Return them...

    I've been meaning to contact them for replacements. Just have not got around to it.

    I did replace a 35 ft Emotiva HDMI with the MonoPrice HOSS active hdmi at 35 or 40ft. Could not be happier with it. Picture was immediately better.
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