Cables

KBL Sound Zodiac Cable Loom

April 30, 2016
KBL Sound Zodiac Cable Loom

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the KBL Sound Zodiac interconnects (~€750), speaker cables (~€1475), and power cord (~€925) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “Zodiac line offers certain qualities, certain sonic character. What they have to offer is highly sought by experienced audiophiles who are not impressed by very fast and detailed cables...
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Atlas Cables Eos Power Distribution Block and Cable Loom

April 29, 2016
Atlas Cables Eos Power Distribution Block and Cable Loom

Atlas Cables Eos distribution block (£295), Eos power cables (£160), Equator Integra MK3 nterconnects (£75), Equator MK2 speaker cables (£120) and Element optical cables (£30) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “The EOS modular electrical block and its associated cables are well made and offer a slightly different presentation to the music. This quality product...
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Studio Connections Platinum Digital Cable

April 29, 2016
Studio Connections Platinum Digital Cable

Dan Worth has posted a review of the Studio Connections Platinum digital cable (£1350) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “What we do care about is a cable which is honestly made by an individual who can clearly prove his credentials and review processes such as these which independently broadcasts opinions on the cables in...
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O2A Quintessence SUBLIM Speaker Cables

April 28, 2016
O2A Quintessence SUBLIM Speaker Cables

Dominic Marsh has posted a review of the O2A Quintessence SUBLIM speaker cables (€1760) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “Neutrality is the keyword here and the entire frequency spectrum is in correct balance from top to bottom, so it isn’t a cable designed to impress with its attention grabbing fireworks. It is all too...
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Purist Audio Design 25th Anniversary Phono Cable

April 18, 2016
Purist Audio Design 25th Anniversary Phono Cable

Matej Isak has posted a review of the Purist Audio Design 25th Anniversary phono cable () at Mono and Stereo. His conclusions: “Being the man of tone and timbre I like and love when these attributes are embed with the transparency. It was a real pleasure to experience Purist Audio Design 25th Anniversary Phono...
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Audeze SINE Headphones and Cipher Lightning Cable

April 16, 2016
Audeze SINE Headphones and Cipher Lightning Cable

Tyll Hertsens has posted a review of the Audeze SINE headphones and Cipher Lightning cable (together $499) at Inner Fidelity. His conclusions: “Sound quality is refined and coherent, doing a great job of making the whole of the music nicely integrated. A bit less uneven treble, a bit of bass boost and a smidge...
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Skogrand Cables Ravel Interconnects and Speaker Cables

April 16, 2016
Skogrand Cables Ravel Interconnects and Speaker Cables

Tom Mathew has posted a review of the Skogrand Cables Ravel interconnects ($6180) and speaker cables ($6180) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “The Skogrand Ravels epitomize this delicate balance by conveying both the truth and the beauty of recorded music with equal amounts of unerring fidelity and consummate grace. Loads of information, loads of...
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Ricable Ultimate and Hi End Speaker Cables

April 3, 2016
Ricable Ultimate and Hi End Speaker Cables

Christiaan Punter has posted a review of the Ricable Ultimate (€160) and Hi End (€280) speaker cables at Hi-Fi Advice. His conclusions: “The Ultimate is a fine cable if you’re looking to get a very affordable, neutral speaker cable that looks the part and sounds better (fuller) than entry level products. But the Ultimate...
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Audio Reference Technology Monolith SE Cable Loom

March 30, 2016
Audio Reference Technology Monolith SE Cable Loom

Greg Petan has posted a review of the Audio Reference Technology Monolith SE interconnects ($1740-1900), speaker cables ($3540), and power cords ($1270) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “The A.R.T. is color and emotion, power and impact. At this stage I find myself as a music lover and audiophile and I have to go for the...
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Ricable Supreme Signal Interconnects

March 27, 2016
Ricable Supreme Signal Interconnects

Christiaan Punter has posted a review of the Ricable Supreme Signal interconnects (€180-€250) at Hi-Fi Advice. His conclusions: “These cables are very well balanced and voiced slightly toward the solid and dark rather than the light and airy. Importanly: timbre is very natural, and that’s one of the more important factors for me.” You...
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AudioQuest Sydney, Yukon, Water and Earth Interconnects

March 25, 2016
AudioQuest Sydney, Yukon, Water and Earth Interconnects

Christiaan Punter has posted a review of the AudioQuest Sydney, Yukon, Water and Earth interconnects ($259-$1389). His conclusions: “As always the trick is to get the best balance in any given system, and with a range this extended, AudioQuest are bound to have the ideal cable for every budget and and just about any...
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Enklein David Power Cables

March 22, 2016
Enklein David Power Cables

Marshall Nack has posted a review of the EnKlein David power cables ($7750) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Perhaps the highest compliment I can grant to Enklein’s David Power Cord is it transmits just what the microphone recorded. Those listeners who value fidelity to the source at the top of their list will find...
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SVS SoundPath Interconnects and Ultra Speaker Cables

March 19, 2016
SVS SoundPath Interconnects and Ultra Speaker Cables

Michael Palmer has posted a review of the SVS SoundPath interconnects ($50) and Ultra speaker cables ($88) at Audio Video Revolution. His conclusions: “How do the SVS cables perform as compared to any of the much more expensive and esoteric cables on the market? To be honest, I don’t much care. Their presentation was...
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Verastarr Grand Illusion Cable Loom

March 18, 2016
Verastarr Grand Illusion Cable Loom

Paul Candy has posted a review of the Verastarr Grand Illusion interconnects ($1099), speaker cables ($2124), and poser cables ($2499) at 6moons. His conclusions: “he Verastarr Grand Illusions offered an exciting, robust completely involving presentation that was just a tad on the warm side of neutral, well extended at both ends of the spectrum,...
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KBL Sound Red Eye Ultimate Interconnects

March 18, 2016
KBL Sound Red Eye Ultimate Interconnects

Janine Elliot has posted a review of the KBL Sound Red Eye Ultimate interconnects (£1750) at Hi-Fi Pig. Her conclusions: “The detail in terms of pitch, focus and depth of sound, especially in the upper mid-range was excellent. These are excellent cables and should certainly be auditioned if you are spending this sort of...
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Danacables for the Hifiman HE-560 and HE-1000 Headphones

March 18, 2016
Danacables for the Hifiman HE-560 and HE-1000 Headphones

Jack Skowron has posted a review of Danacables for the Hifiman HE-560 and HE-1000 headphones ($650) at Headphone.Guru. His conclusions: “So, upgrading the cables on the HE-560 and HE-1000 definitely bring performance up. In the case of the 560, the Dana brings the performance quite a few notches, by eliminating some of the high...
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Shunyata Research’s Venom PS8, Venom HC, and Venom Defender

March 16, 2016
Shunyata Research’s Venom PS8, Venom HC, and Venom Defender

Doug Schneider has posted a review of the Shunyata Research’s Venom PS8 power distributor ($695), Venom HC power cable ($295), and Venom Defender surge protector ($195) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: “This combination of Venom PS8, Venom Defender, and Venom HC represented my entry into the world of Shunyata Research, in order to establish...
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Silnote Audio Orion M-1 Master Reference and Epirus Master Reference USB Cables

March 16, 2016
Silnote Audio Orion M-1 Master Reference and Epirus Master Reference USB Cables

Doug Schroeder has posted a review of the Silnote Audio Orion M-1 Master Reference ($695) and Epirus Master Reference ($995) USB cables at Dagogo. His conclusions: “The Silnote Audio Cables Orion yields a warmer, less defined sound than does the Epirus. As copper tends to have a more lush, but slightly less distinct sound...
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Synergistic Research Atmosphere Level 4 Speaker Cables and Interconnects, Atmosphere Level 3 Power Cord, Grounding Block and HD Ground Cables

March 16, 2016
Synergistic Research Atmosphere Level 4 Speaker Cables and Interconnects, Atmosphere Level 3 Power Cord, Grounding Block and HD Ground Cables

Howard Kneller has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Atmosphere Level 4 interconnects ($2495) and Speaker cables ($4995), Atmosphere Level 3 power cord ($2995), Grounding Block ($595) and HD ground cable ($395) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “The cumulative effect of completely grounding my system was unforeseen. Details, imaging, soundstage size, dynamics, noise...
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Brandt C3 Interconnects and Cristal 1.3 Speaker Cables

March 15, 2016
Brandt C3 Interconnects and Cristal 1.3 Speaker Cables

Glen Wagenknecht has posted a review of the Brandt C3 interconnects (CHF 1’000 plus VAT) and Cristal 1.3 speaker cables (CHF 1’000 plus VAT) at 6moons. His conclusions: “The Brandt Audio cables represent an interesting approach to system tuning. Mr. Brandt has chosen to build a series of cables with predetermined biases to make...
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Sablon Audio Panatela Reserva Cable Loom

March 15, 2016
Sablon Audio Panatela Reserva Cable Loom

Paul Candy has posted a review of the Sablon Audio Panatela Reserva interconnects ($1750), speaker cables ($2950), and USB cable ($900), and Corona power cord ($1950) at 6moons. His conclusions: “I still hold the Gran Corona in high regard and quite enjoy it connected to my DAC while the Reserva facilitates electron flow to...
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Ocellia Silver Cable Loom

March 14, 2016
Ocellia Silver Cable Loom

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Ocellia Silver interconnects (€1690), speaker cables (€3990), and power cable (€1590) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Yet when at correct dosage for a given system, Ocellia’s OCC approach excels at drawing sound out of speaker boxes and into the room whilst cutting any apparent connection between them....
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Black Cat Cable Lupo Interconnect

March 14, 2016
Black Cat Cable Lupo Interconnect

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Black Cat Cable Lupo interconnect ($600) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Whilst doing big space in similar fashion, Sommovigo’s Lupo fully shuns silver’s spitty spectre and sibilance and suffers no striations and stridency from leading-edge emphasis. Neither does it cop to copper’s counter compunctions. So it refuses...
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Curious Cables USB Cable

March 14, 2016
Curious Cables USB Cable

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Curious Cables USB cable ($380) at 6moons. His conclusions: “The Curious not only repaired that transient emphasis, it showed more decay haloes around the instruments to illuminate spatial connections. These aspects factored despite headphonia’s strange exclusion of natural crossfeed where each ear only hears the channel...
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Furutech Fi-50 NCF Power Cord

March 14, 2016
Furutech Fi-50 NCF Power Cord

Marcin Olszewski has posted a review of the Furutech Fi-50 NCF power cord (~€350) at Sound Rebels. His conclusions: “The newest version of the top Furutech plugs, Fl-50 NCF(R) defines new boundaries of precision, cleanness and musical realism at the same time. Cleaning the sound from harmful artifacts allows to enjoy crystal clear music,...
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