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Re: Skin Effect? and other musings...

10/21/1998 2:45 PM
Reid Kneeland
Re: Skin Effect? and other musings...
Every engineer I've ever heard discuss this topic said the same thing: That skin effect is just not an issue in audio cables, and anyone claiming otherwise doesn't understand the math (or does, but is trying to sell something anyway).  
This isn't to say that there aren't audible differences among cables, just that skin effect isn't part of the picture. It pretty much comes down to L, C, R, and noise shielding.