I am a huge fan of monoprice because most of their products have amazing quality and their prices are very manageable even for a teenager like me. I have been thinking about getting a Blue Jean auxillary cable for my headphones, but it is almost $40. Is BJA really that great of a company? Or should I just stick with the low prices at monoprice?
Actual link to the cable in question?$40 for a headphone cable that is less than 100 feet long seems pretty excessive to me.There is no evidence that once fairly minimal standards are met, there is any benefit in sound quality.The very very cheapest headphone cables may not be the most durable things in the world, but a few modest notches up the price chain gets you there.
...and their prices are very manageable even for a teenager like me. I have been thinking about getting a Blue Jean auxillary cable for my headphones, but it is almost $40.
Buy 20 $2 cables that do the same thing and on your death bed you'll be leaving 15-19 (depending on how careless you are) of them to your heirs..
I don't go THAT far, but since the cables are cheap (in price) you can often end-up spending as much shipping as for the cables... So, I usually buy one or two extra, or sometimes a few in different lengths to get the price up to $10 or $20. I've got a little box full of audio cables & adapters, and I usually have whatever I need. But, whenever do need a cable (or adapter) I order extra and add to my collection of spares.