[mythtv-users] [OT] Re: coax vs. composite
anaerin at gmail.com
Tue May 16 13:19:41 EDT 2006
On 5/16/06, Meatwad <meatwad.get.the.honeys at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cory Papenfuss wrote:
> >>> Boy you have that one right, and it is worth pointing out to everyone
> >>> on this list that the "snake oil purveyors" have a real racket going.
> >> I can't find the URL of it now, but one company was selling a gold plated (or something)
> >> power cable to help get a better result out of your amp.
> >> I dread to think if anyone's got a more extreme example :)
> > http://www.harmonictech.com/products/magic_power.html
> > ... just as a case in point. That's right, folks... $1200 for a 1
> > meter POWER CORD! You need 3 meters? That's $2800.
> $2800 is entry level in some cases. There are a number of boutique
> power/interconnect manufacturers that tout their own particular flavor
> of fairy dust. When attending trade shows, we snigger when these cables
> are spotted in the luxury hotel suites showcasing the world's highest
> high-end gear. Truly amazing what marketing people will do in front of a
> typically scientific audience.
I love the way people plug in things like this into a household power
supply (Running through generic 12-gauge Twin+Earth) and think it'll
improve things any.
Robert "Anaerin" Johnston
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