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Augie116 wrote:Do cables degrade over time?????
I have 91 vintage Monster cable M1 speaker connects - has time passed these by????????
Check the connectors for any sign of corrosion or oxydation at both the contact point and where the wire joins the connector. Cleaning them off with some Caig's DeOxIt wouldnT' do them any harm adn would probably make them sound a whole lot better. Actually, cleaning all contact points, jacks, plugs and connectors once or twice a year is a good idea.
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I have a set of the original Monster M1's (gray garden hose), and they were the ONLY Monster product that didn't sound like absolute crap in my rig...
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Not sure about the darth vader ends as they are in banana plugs!
They sound fine to me but i may not know what i am missing anyway.
From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.
Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)
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I emailed the guy i bought the C-1 from to see if he still has the TX-11a as a companion, if so, i will get that as well.
There was a definite improvement with the C-1 over the CT-7 though.
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