I have picked my cables...

Discussion in 'Accessories, Cables, and Remotes' started by Haris Ellahi, Jul 20, 2003.

  1. Haris Ellahi

    Haris Ellahi Second Unit

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    I have come up with the following cables for our home theater.

    Center speaker: Monster Cable MCX1s ML-C10 -$30.00/each-
    Main speakers: Monster Cable MCX1s ML-10/10 -$50.00/pair-
    Surround speakers: Monster Cable MCX1s ML-20/20 -$90.00/pair-
    Component: Monster Cable MV2CV-1M -$49.95/each-
    Digital Coaxial: Monster Cable IDL100-.5M -$29.95/each-
    RCA: Monster Cable I300MKII-.5M -$24.95/pair- x3

    What do you think? Is this decent?

    We have Klipsch Reference Series 7 speakers, Rotel RMB-1095, Rotel RSP-1066, Philips DVD963SA, and a 42" Panasonic plasma display.
     
  2. Eric Stuckey

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    Since you have such high grade components I would stay away from Monster for the components video. I would go with
    http://www.rhinocables.com/Pro%20video%20component.htm
    For the same price and WAY better then Monster. IMO that is. Also I would go with rhino cable for your sub and stereo cables myself. I love mine.
     
  3. Haris Ellahi

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    But they don't ship internationally. I live in Dubai, UAE.
     
  4. Mark Rich

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    Try e-mail Rhino. They probably do ship internationally as I think most of the custom cable makers would.
    While not a huge fan of Monster cables I think they will do fine if available from a local retailer.
     
  5. Eric Stuckey

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    Yes , E-mail " Mark " at Rhino . I almost bet he will ship to you. They are in Canada and have very good CS.
    Hope this helps!
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    Certainly there must be a local place to obtain broadcast quality cables in the UAE. Try looking in your phone books or local search engines for terms like "Broadcast Cable Professional Belden".
     
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    The Canare cables look good Eric. How do they compare to Rhino?

    There are 3 differenty types of component video cables:
    L-4CFB , LV-61S, V3-5C. How do they rank?

    Thanks.
     
  9. Eric Stuckey

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    Picture qlty IMO , Rhino is better.
    Id go with the LV-61s If Mark at Rhino wont ship to you.
    Very good stuff.
    Hoe this helps and LMK what you deside.
    Eric
     
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    Haris, have a look around; I always "assumed" that it wouldn't be possible to get DIY Canare/Belden cables here in Singapore, until another Singapore-oriented forum introduced me to a shop that does indeed carry all sorts of varieties of Belden cables, and the Canare plugs.

    So have a look, you never know what you might find. FWIW, the shop here isn't exactly the most glamourous or dressed-up one, but if anything this means the prices are even more reasonable...
     

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