Stereophile Editor signs up for Million Dollar audio cable challenge

Can $7250 audio cables beat Monster Cables? – James Randi Educational Foundation

Pear Cable, makers of the $7250 audio cables we showed you a couple of weeks ago, has accepted debunker James Randi’s challenge, where the former magician’s JREF (James Randi Educational Foundation) promised $1 million if anyone could prove the difference between Pear cables and their Monster Cable equivalent. Michael Fremer, who signs himself as “senior contributing editor, Stereophile Magazine will be the test subject.

Here’s a good quote from Mr. Fremer “…demagnetizing an LP definitively removed a high-frequency glaze or glare and seemed to enrich the midband… Demagnetizing LPs works. Better yet, once a record has been demagnetized, it seems to stay that way… And do not try one of these devices unless you’re prepared to buy it.” WOW, seriously, demagnetize an LP?? Quick someone tell DJ Shadow not to walk near his 60,000 LP’s with anything metallic.

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