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Do Cables Have an Expiration Date?

By April 10, 2012No Comments

I came across an article about cables for today’s daily audiophile roundup by Steven Stone of He writes that cables do not technically have an exact date in which they expire. There are no active, moving parts to wear down or break like machines do. Professionals in the cable manufacturing business have been trying to determine an answer to whether cables expire for some time. The general opinion is that there is no expiration. What compromises the usability of a cable is the quality of the products used and the process in which it is made.

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Do Cables Have an Expiration Date?


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