What is the importance of cable quality with regards to digital audio? Is there any reason why an expensive, high quality cable will perform any better than a $2 radio shack cable? Both cables are able to transfer the bits from end to end. What else is there? Will a more expensive cable transfer the bits better or something? Some people supposedly can hear a difference. Is there an actual difference? How can there be any difference if both cables are transferring the same exact bitstream? Maybe someone can reply with some actual reasons other than 'I heard a difference'.