The £250 Ethernet cable
By Barry Collins
Posted on 13 Jun 2008 at 12:45
High-end audio firm Denon is selling an Ethernet cable that retails at a staggering £250.
The 1.5m ultra premium Denon Link cable is "designed for the audio enthusiast", according to Denon's website, although strangely omits to mention its other target audience: those with more money than sense.
"Made from high purity copper wire and high performance connection parts, the AK-DL1 will bring out all the nuances in digital audio reproduction from any of our Denon DVD players with the Denon Link feature," the website claims, in a valiant attempt to justify the price tag.
"Attention to detail when building this cable was used by empoying [sic] high quality insulation, tin-bearing alloy shielding and woven jacketing to reduce vibration and to add durability," the website continues, although for that money you'd expect them to be able to spell.
"Additionally, signal directional markings are provided for optimum signal transfer. Rounded plug levers help prevent breakage," it concludes. And at £250 per pop, you'd certainly expect it to last.
Head over to Denon's website for details of stockists. While stocks last, obviously.
- Flickr redesign: is it enough to tempt photographers back?
- Hands on with the new Google Maps
- Nokia Lumia 925 review: first look
- Why I won't subscribe to Creative Cloud
- GoPro camera strapped to a remote-control helicopter: the ultimate boy's toy
- Acer Iconia A1 review: first look
- Acer Aspire P3 review: first look
- Acer Aspire R7 review: first look
- How we produce the PC Pro podcast
- Google Now draining iPhone battery
- ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite
- Webroot Internet Security Essentials
- Trend Micro Internet Security
- PC Tools Internet Security 2009
- Panda Internet Security 2009
- Norton Internet Security 2009
- Kaspersky Internet Security 2009
- F-Secure Internet Security 2009
- AVG Internet Security 8
- BullGuard Internet Security 8.5