AntiCabletestimonial numbers 231-240AntiCable testimonial numbers 231-240The Anti-Cables can be purchased at any length for $10/foot for a stereo set. For example, a 6 foot stereo set (for 2 speakers) is only $60. The stereo set comes with each speaker wire pair, fac...10.00

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The Anti-Cables can be purchased at any length for $10/foot for a stereo set. For example, a 6 foot stereo set (for 2 speakers) is only $60. The stereo set comes with each speaker wire pair, factory twisted and fully terminated with 8 of our excellent new solid copper spades (different then shown in the photo), that has a stepped opening that fit both the standard 1/4" (6mm), and the larger 5/16" (8mm) binding posts. Optional Banana plugs terminations or bare wire ends (unterminated) come at no extra charge. Try them 30 days risk free. If you decide they don't sound more like real music and less like speaker cables then what you are using, call us for return authorization for a full refund. The Anti-Cable Challenge: If you purchased a copycat looking set of speaker cables with the promise of better sound, buy my Anti-Cables and within 30 days you can return either my Anti-Cables for full credit or the copycat cables to me for half credit. Yes, that is right! I am so sure your system will sound more like real music with my Anti-Cables, I am willing to buy back the equal length copycat cables from you at half price, so you can better enjoy your music with my Anti-Cable speaker wires. Please specify you are taking "The Anti-Cable Challenge" when you place the order to qualify. ---------------------- Here are AntiCable testimonials number 231-240 --------------------- No. 231) A Russian Head Smashing: Hello Judy and Paul! Cables are received today. Everything is intact and safe. Of course I plugged them in already and enjoy jaw dropping effect on my own. Never thought my single ended amp can provide such a punch. Charly Antolini "In the Groove" became totally head smashing like he should be. I got more detailed sound for sure and wonder what it's going to be after warming up. Oh! - and the final of the Dark Side of the Moon is so realistic that my folks asking me from another room why am I laughing like crazy. :) As you imagine now I'm stuck with an idea to re-listen all my records, at least most favorite. Some time ago when I bought Linn LP12. I thought to myself - well, this is the last turntable in my life. I guess it's time to stop searching for the ultimate cable. Best regards and huge thank you from Russia! Artur Keydan-Kutsin, Russia - No. 232) These Cables Blow Away Every Other Cable: Having been a music lover all my life, I dabbled in "High End Audio" for many years and too many paychecks. I was also a partner in a Chicago Audio Salon. By the mid 90's I dropped out of the "audiophile scene" having seen more than my share of Audio Gurus selling mediocre "Cables of the Month" at prices just below my annual salary. Enter Paul Speltz and his Anti-Cables and Anti-ICs. Not only do these cables blow away every other cable I've ever heard; they bring the audiophile unprecedented value. This is HIGH END AUDIO at the working man's budget. I'm pulling My ARC SP-10 Mk.7, ARC Monoblocks and the rest of my system out of storage and I'm gonna have fun again!!! Bill Kuecher, IL - No. 233) A Denmark Twist: Hi Paul, I have now twisted the speaker cables. As you will remember, I order them special (not twisted) in the first place, mainly because I was advised by an engineer friend of mine to try without. However, having heard the difference it makes, I now consider twisting mandatory. The intertransient silence has improved significantly. It is as if the cable is more precise in starting and stopping with the signal, in other words less smearing. Also, there is more coherence in timbre overall, and particularly in the lower midrange and upper bass. This is heard very clearly on piano recordings. As an example, if an acoustic guitar string is plucked, it is not accompanied by an artificial marking of the transient, so the instrument in some sense sounds 'smaller' or 'softer', yet more detailed. All of this may be system-dependent, in particular dependent on the type of amplifier you use, but in my system with a tube amplifier, twisting is the way to go. Best wishes, Karsten Lieberkind, Denmark - No.234) Genius: Hello Paul, Thank you so very much for the cables. You are a genius!!! They sound absolutely wonderful. Made me forget about new cartridges & tonearms for a while. All the best and have a very happy holiday season. Merry Christmas, Jim Campbell, PA - No. 235) More Positive Then I Could Have Imagined: Hey Paul - thanks for letting me stop by on Tuesday. Your cables have made more of a positive difference than I could have imagined! Even with what I call a mid-fi system, instruments and vocals sound more distinct, open and clean. Ruthann noticed the difference walking through the living room while I was listening to a 40 year old Fleetwood Mac lp and said “wow, that's much cleaner”. (she's not prone to exaggeration) High WAF in this home... Cole Grace, MN - No. 236) PRAT: Dear Paul and Judy, I received the cables. Thanks. So far, so good. They seem just as good as my Kimbers, but louder. This is not the worst thing in the world given that I am using an Almarro single ended pentode amp with a whopping 8w output. I am doing a bass test with Ron Carter's album, "Mr. Bow-Tie". I like what I hear. On Anouar Brahem's most recent cd, "The Astounding Eyes of Rita," (ECM), the oud is other-worldly. And I seem to be getting back some of the PRAT that I lost when I sold my Naim gear. I would thank you again, and I will post some positive feedback on a new site, Serious Audio Talk, a Canadian audiophile site. Tim Smith, Canada - Dear Tim, I am glad you are enjoying them. The perceived increase in loudness is the music's transient dynamics (that were being smeared out by your previous cable's dielectric effect distortion), that you are now hearing. This dynamic attack is what gives you that PRAT (pace, rhythm, and timing), and makes your music sound more real. Thank you in advance for telling all your audio friends. :) Paul Speltz - No. 237) Another Fan: They are a definite improvement over the ones I was using previously. Their soundstage is wider. Additionally, the highs and mids are clearer and brighter. The bass was good with my old cables, but with the anticables, slightly more tighter and deeper. I do think the sound will only get better as the break in. All in all your cables are great. I am a fan. Thanks, Scott M Rifkin, NY - No. 238) A Cable Skeptic in Norway: Hey Paul. I have received my Anti IC`s and speaker cable in bulk. Thank you for the fast delivery. This is a mail from a cable skeptic. I have always used my money for good cables with a high value and low price. Ebay and second hand is my cable store. But something I learn many years ago, solid core for bass and mid. speakers is absolutely the best. Just before I get them I read a article in a Scandinavian magazine, Fidelity. They tests speaker cables in price 1500$ to 25000$. The most expensive cables is a Kimber and a ZenSati. 25,000$ is a lot of money for a peace of copper or isn`t it ?? The conclusion in the test: THEY`RE WORTH IT. Are this people f***ing nuts or is it just me :-0... I start with the anti IC between my Cary Cinema 6 and the McIntosh MC1000 blocks. The MC1000 is in front of a Maggi 3.6/R. It took me 2 hour's and 5 of my favorite CD`s to get over it. What have you done. The Maggies are, as I’m shore you know, reference in treble and reproducing the sound in all dimensions. Now the treble was of the speakers, it floats in the room and it has more micro details than before. The mid. has more dynamic and the singer is alone in the center of the speakers. The bass. In my opinion the Maggies don’t lack of bass. Now the bass is even more punchy and you can feel it in the floor and air. Sub bass, why?? All 3 dimensions are bigger and more defined. The with is from wall too wall, much wither than the speakers and the height is from floor to roof. But the depth. The singer is just in the middle in FRONT of the speakers, behind I don’t think it never stops. It’s a mile deep. The most impressive, and what I love most with McIntosh, the silence between instruments and singers and the black curtain in the back. Now it’s better than ever. It’s 100% silence around instruments and the singer. And the background is blacker than black. Me, impressed... Yes very :-) So, speaker cables has to be put to work and I wonder how good can it be?? Cables in and green light in the McIntosh. The same Nirvana sound from the speakers. For now my conclusion is that it’s enough with one anti cable in the chain. With anti IC’s and my cheap VdH and Solid Core cables to the speakers the sound was stunning. With anti IC’s and anti speaker cable the sound is still stunning but not twice as stunning. This cables will be highly recommended on hifisentralen.no and avforum.no who is the 2 big forums in Norway. Thank you Paul for excellent cables, and to Judy for excellent service. PS. I will be back for more. The Kimber jumpers in my Maggies have to go :-) Kjell Tore, Norway - No. 239) Trounced my $2500 MIT Reference Cables: Hi Paul & Judy, I received your cables on 1/18; started the break-in at midnight, running CD music through them 24/7. I'm being VERY methodical; allowing 118 hrs of break-in for each cable Doing a left / right comparison: in mono and stereo (acoustically, my sound room is quite symmetrical). Analyzing the changes about every 24 hours and logging my observations using my daughter as a "blind" test, to verify and/or confirm my observations; playing many varieties of music, both through CD and Vinyl. The first week I used to break-in a single anti-cable speaker run, leaving the other stereo side with the MIT and Nordost cables I've had in place for over 10 years. After careful analysis, I now am breaking in a right side Anti-cable speaker and pre-amp run. This will bring both channels into sync with the same speaker cables (anti's) and break-in periods (118 hours as of this Friday at 7:45 pm ). The ONLY difference between the sides, at that point, will be an MIT 330 interconnect run (pre to amp) on one side, the Anti "curly-Q" inter-connect on the other. THEN, after analyzing and making a judgment on the interconnect, I will do one more week of break-in, to test your interconnects from source to pre-amp. I'll be happy to provide you with a summary AND detailed log of my observations. So far, I gotta say that I'm quite pleased and, hate to say it, astounded! While I'm not yet through with the interconnects yet, the speaker cables have made a believer out of me. These "giant killers" , at $ 80 for a stereo pair, have just trounced my $ 2500 MIT reference cables ! Thank you for giving me the time to fully analyze these cables. The break-in period is absolutely critical (no surprise). What I'm hearing after one week has changed my $ 50,000 system! Thanks again for allowing me the time to thoroughly check these out-- talk to you within the next two weeks! Sincerely, Mark K. Terhune Gresham, Oregon - No. 240) Spooky: So I recently decided to purchase a set of Magneplanar 1.7's - I had heard the MMG's before and any shortcomings they had were fixed by the new 1.7's. So out with the old Snell set, in with the ribbons. They sounded very good... but something was not there. The low end was "thin", high end hot. Still, they were awesome and I was happy. My speaker cable was 5 year old glorified lamp cord, and my IC's from the pre to the amp were mid level monster cables. The dealer who sold me the speakers recommended a set of speaker cables that were over $500. I decided to look around and found you. For about 1/2 that, I replaced the speaker cables and IC's with your gear... Holy Shit. I can't compare your gear to other really expensive cable. I can't say the IC's help the soundstage due to the simultaneous upgrades. I don't know if the speaker cable is making the low end solid and crisp. What I can say is what I hear now is just incredible. Spooky is the best way to describe the experience now, and it has been less than 10 hours. Break in makes this better? Again, Holy Shit. Thank you for saving me massive amounts of money...hell, I feel like I ripped YOU off buying all this greatness for such a low price. An order for more IC's is on it's way. If there were an audio hall of fame, you are my nominee. There may be better sounding cables, but the marginal utility would be overwhelmed by the price. I really hope this is massively successful for you - you deserve it. Much thanks, Nick P. NY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Anti-Cables can be purchased at any length for $10/foot for a stereo set. For example, a 6 foot stereo set (for 2 speakers) is only $60. The stereo set comes with each speaker wire pair, factory twisted and fully terminated with 8 of our excellent new solid copper spades (different then shown in the photo), that has a stepped opening that fit both the standard 1/4" (6mm), and the larger 5/16" (8mm) binding posts. Optional Banana plugs terminations or bare wire ends (unterminated) come at no extra charge. Try them 30 days risk free. If you decide they don't sound more like real music and less like speaker cables then what you are using, call us for return authorization for a full refund. FLAT RATE SHIPPING: US Priority = $8 Canada = $22 International = $29 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please do not click the “Buy-it-Now” or “Make-Offer” buttons To order: - email: judy@anticables.com - or call 651-735-0534 - for more information visit: anticables.com - For questions, please contact us directly (not thru Audiogon). - email: judy@anticables.com - or call 651-735-0534 - for more information visit: anticables.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Anti-Cables have now been awarded The Absolute Sound's Editors Choice Award five years in a row (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, & 2010), which means they are considered to be "the best of the best". This is quite amazing, considering they cost 1/100 as much as others on the list. ...and the best awards of all: The Absolute Sound's Top 200 Audio Products 2010 and 2011 (issue 197 & 207) The Absolute Sound's Top 200 Audio Products for 2011 lists the Anti-Cables along with only 9 other speaker cables which are priced as amazing as $24,900. Printed below is the original TAS review: Paul Speltz’s “anti-cable” speaker cables are a godsend to those of us who want good sound but are repulsed by the astronomically high prices some cable manufacturers are asking for their goods. I know cable manufacturers need to make a living, and I have no problem with that, but there’s a limit to what I can conceive of spending on a hunk of wire. (And yes, I know how essential that hunk of wire can be to the sonic integrity of one’s system, but when all is said and done, it’s still a hunk of wire.) Thus the name “anti-cables.” This stuff goes against everything most high-end speaker cables are typical known for—like ridiculously high prices, haute couture designer jackets, and compromised sonics. At this point, I’ve only had a few weeks to audition them, so it’s possible that extended listening could reveal a shortcoming or two. But so far, I have to say I’m blown away by the neutrality and lack of coloration I’m hearing and by the absence of any apparent downside. The high frequencies are open and clear with no tizziness; the midrange has exceptional clarity, transparency, and detail; and the bass is extended, with remarkable articulation. Miraculously, the cost is only $80 for an 8 foot pair with spades. If you visit Paul Speltz’s anti-cable Web site you can read the story behind these cables along with technical info and testimonials up the ying-yang. In a nutshell, the anti-cables are constructed of 12-gauge solid-core copper wire with a very thin red coating or dielectric. According to Speltz, it’s the minimal dielectric that accounts for the amazing clarity and virtual lack of sonic signature. These cables are a bit stiff, but still easy to work with. They do require shaping to keep off the carpeting and away from other components and cables, but I’d say the bending and shaping, at most, might take an extra few minutes per cable. SK ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please do not click the “Buy-it-Now” or “Make-Offer” buttons To order: - email: judy@anticables.com - or call 651-735-0534 - for more information visit: anticables.com - For questions, please contact us directly (not thru Audiogon). - email: judy@anticables.com - or call 651-735-0534 - for more information visit: anticables.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...and please inquire about some option not yet shown on our web site such as "shotgun wired, factory woven" for bi-wire sets, and "true bi-wiring" for Vandersteen speakers. Thanks! Paul
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