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Old 16th June 2008, 02:04 PM   #1
zilym is offline zilym  United States
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Default Denon ethernet cable for real?

Just bumped into this from a slashdot posting:

http://www.usa.denon.com/ProductDetails/3429.asp

http://www.amazon.com/Denon-AKDL1-De.../dp/B000I1X6PM

Is this thing really just an ethernet cable for $500? What could possibly make this worth $500?
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Old 16th June 2008, 02:19 PM   #2
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Default Re: Denon ethernet cable for real?

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What could possibly make this worth $500?

The size of some idiot's pocket !!!!!


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Old 16th June 2008, 02:51 PM   #3
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wow, the reviews on the amazon site are hilarious
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Old 16th June 2008, 10:37 PM   #4
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Denon ethernet cable for real?
Hilarious. What I always wonder about with these products is what you actually get. Did they bother making a pointlessly 'high quality' cable with OFC, silver, teflon and all that, or do they just wrap a normal (and perfectly adequate) cable in a fancy nylon weave with sporty looking connectors?

Any volunteers to spend the $500.99 to cut one open and have a look?
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Old 16th June 2008, 10:45 PM   #5
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Denon ethernet cable for real?
Nope, wouldn't pay more than $475.00 for that one.
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Old 18th June 2008, 04:23 PM   #6
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Denon ethernet cable for real?
I thought many of the bogus reviews on this cable were beyond hilarious.. Spent some serious time reading them. More seriously though I can't imagine why Amazon would carry this cable, that anyone would even consider buying this boggles the mind..

I make my own cables and in my limited experience some of my cables interact in a more synergistic manner with some of my components than others. Still this smacks of snake oil....
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Old 18th June 2008, 04:56 PM   #7
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Is this really Ethernet? The RJ45 is not a guarantee. Maybe a proprietory Denon connection. Just hope there is no spdif involved.
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