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25th September 2006
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Bargain Priced Monster MIDI Cables...

This may be of interest to some of you... I was looking around for some new MIDI cables to supplement my Mogami audio cables and I decided on Monster for my data needs.

Here's the hook, it's like $40 for a pair of 6ft Monster MIDI cables BUT I found them at this spot for almost HALF-PRICE!

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http://www.audiooutfitter.com/store/105254/600215.html

The only problem now, you guys have to wait for them to restock cause I bought the last 2 pairs. lol

They do have 3ft pairs for $18 which you will find everywhere else for like $30.

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Thanks for the link... i'll be using it when they restock!!
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Thanks for the link... i'll be using it when they restock!!
yep yep... it's a definite steal
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If your buying Monster midi cables, you need to have your temp checked.
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If your buying Monster midi cables, you need to have your temp checked.

So those Monster goons pimp "Hi End" midi cables too?oh brother..

"Monster MIDI Cable, 5-pin DIN- 6 ft. Pair
High-performance application-specific MIDI cable uses Current Mode
construction for high-speed MIDI data transfer with fewer errors.
This design controls current and voltage transients, which reduces
jitter and edge distortion and minimizes delay. .... "

I agree..Monster[stands for:lawsuit happy mongrels] is a complete marketing scam/crock/ripoff.
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Screw Monster, looks good but those stranded wires are brittle as hell...
And they deserve a big middle finger on principal alone.

But yo... Dude, you shoulda hit Radio Shack recently!

They've been shutting down stores left & right, they've been throwing everything on clearance, I picked up a buncha 4ft MIDI cables for like $5 a pack. Dumb cheap!
Yeah it's not exactly slutty, but shit at that price who cares & it AINT Monster !!!

I copped speaker wall mounts, flat speaker wire, connectors, all kindsa goodies!

These MIDI cables are actually not that bad, for stationary use they'll be fine.
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wow, monster midi cable...how low does my latency decrease with that ones? haha.....
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If your buying Monster midi cables, you need to have your temp checked.
hey... they look hotter then the same old silver ended crap i used when i was 16... so, for $20 a pair... why not makes me happy...
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i doubt highly about any performance difference... Monster must be talkin out their ass...lol... i bought them cause they looked sporty...lol
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Yea, always figured these were the most stupid cables to buy. The ONLY upside to them, is if you were using them live on a ... dangerous set for cables (like NIN's live rig), then they have the lifetime guarantee). However... i've NEVER had a midi cable go bust on me yet.

The delay thing... yea right. I find that CAT 5 cable works just as well for MIDI even (as it should, since i can transfer at a FAR higher speed than a midi cable would ever need to).

I personally like the super cheap ones that guitar center has. The ones that come in a little pair that's around 9ft long? The cost on them is like 1 buck or something and you can always get them to throw in a pair in with something (either that or just bring in the cards that they mail you and they HAVE to if you spent more then 10 bucks or something ).
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holy shit, that place is right down the street from me.
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holy shit, that place is right down the street from me.
haha... awesome... they shipped real quick too... like, i ordered them on monday late afternoon and they were at my door tuesday afternoon... and i didnt even pay for over night?
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lol so please tell me what is exactly so bad about monster midi cables?

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lol so please tell me what is exactly so bad about monster midi cables?

Talk about resurrecting an old thread.

I don't feel that anyone was saying monster makes bad cables, I think it's more the point that monster tries to say their cables do something that they don't (or at least the improvement is so minimal it doesn't matter), and they charge an arm and a leg for them. If you found monster cable on sale cheaper then other brands I don't think it would be a bad investment to buy some, but don't buy into their "We make the best, low noise, lowest jitter, lowest air pollution, saving hungry children in africa" cables.

The thing about MIDI cables, is they have no sound. No sound = as long as it works, who gives a shit what name brand it is.
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