Cables

Synergistic Research Grounding Block and High Definition Ground Cables

May 26, 2015
Synergistic Research Grounding Block and High Definition Ground Cables

Steven Plaskin has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Grounding Block ($595) and High Definition Ground Cables ($395 each) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “I was not prepared for the major sonic enhancement that these products delivered. The extent of the positive enhancements goes far beyond merely those of a “system tweak”. For those...
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High Fidelity Cables CT-1 Power Cable

May 23, 2015
High Fidelity Cables CT-1 Power Cable

Jack Roberts has posted a review of the High Fidelity Cables CT-1 power cables ($2000) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “Both the High Fidelity Cables CT-1 Power Cables and the Audience Au24 SEs are very good, but I think with most systems though the CT-1 will be the best power cables you can get for...
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Dynamic Design AnnaLyric PC-1 Power Cord

May 21, 2015
Dynamic Design AnnaLyric PC-1 Power Cord

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Dynamic Design AnnaLyric PC-1 power cord ($) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “Overall the AnnaLyric is a no-brainer bargain and joins the Shunyata Venom HC as a personal fave. It’s a strong effort that I would place high on my list of worthy upgrades.” You...
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Skogrand SC Beethoven Speaker Cables

May 20, 2015
Skogrand SC Beethoven Speaker Cables

Dave Clark has posted a review of the Skogrand SC Beethoven speaker cables ($22,000) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “The signature trait of the Beethoven cable model is its ability to convey musicality, to be silent and let the connected components sing only restricted by their own limitations. To let all other noise be...
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Dynamic Design Heritage Challenger AE15 Digital Power Cord

May 20, 2015
Dynamic Design Heritage Challenger AE15 Digital Power Cord

Robert H. Levi has posted a review of the Dynamic Design Heritage Challenger AE15 Digital power cord ($3500) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “The Dynamic Design Heritage Challenger AE15 Digital Power Cord is a unique and exciting design enabling audiophiles to maximize your digital front-end. Its switchable in/out active shielding gave me choices that...
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Nordost Blue Heaven HDMI Cable

May 11, 2015
Nordost Blue Heaven HDMI Cable

Marc Mickelson has posted a review of the Nordost Blue Heaven HDMI cable ($349) at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: “The Blue Heaven’s video image is clearer and more crisp than that of any of the other cables, while enriching the color saturation and deep blacks for which plasma technology is well known. In...
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Double Helix Cables Symbiote Fusion 4 and Symbiote SP 8 IEM Cables

May 10, 2015
Double Helix Cables Symbiote Fusion 4 and Symbiote SP 8 IEM Cables

Steven R. Rochlin has posted a review of the Double Helix Cables Symbiote Fusion 4 ($399) and Symbiote SP 8 ($784) IEM cable at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “If you want to play at the edges and try the best, then the Symbiote SP8 is for you. Again, it is personal preference combined...
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Simply Audio Cadenza Loudspeaker Cables

May 3, 2015
Simply Audio Cadenza Loudspeaker Cables

Rene van Es has posted a review of the Simply Audio Cadenza loudspeaker cables (€389) at The Ear. His conclusions: “I really like the Cadenza loudspeaker cables and jumpers, the latter already have a permanent place in my system and the speaker cables are now in use behind a pair of Harbeth speakers. The...
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CablePro Vitality Audio Cables

May 3, 2015
CablePro Vitality Audio Cables

Frank Alles has posted a review of the CablePro Vitality audio cables ($250-$660) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “For this pedigree of quality and performance the CablePro Vitality cable lineup is quite the bargain. And while I own and have tried many fine audio cables in my reference systems, I’m happy to report that...
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Purist Audio Design Luminist Revision Dominus and 25th Anniversary Intercoonects

April 25, 2015
Purist Audio Design Luminist Revision Dominus and 25th Anniversary Intercoonects

Scot Hull has posted a review of the Purist Audio Design Luminist Revision Dominus ($5970) and 25th Anniversary ($9055) at Part-Time Audiophile. His conclusions: “These audio cables from Purist Audio Design are not only a fascinating case study in engineering, I think they sound fantastic. Will they be right for you or for your...
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AudioQuest Diamond USB Cable

April 23, 2015
AudioQuest Diamond USB Cable

Chris Martens has posted a review of the AudioQuest Diamond USB cable ($549) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “Even if you think you’ll never, ever buy one, I urge you to go hear AQ’s Diamond USB cable in action if you get the chance. If nothing else, it will be an interesting learning experience. At...
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Tellurium Q Ultra Silver Interconnects and Speaker Cables

April 22, 2015
Tellurium Q Ultra Silver Interconnects and Speaker Cables

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Tellurium Q Ultra Silver interconnects (~€1150) and speaker cables (~€3900) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “Tellurium Q cables will make your system “become” a whole. They are capable of going over any divisions and fastening scattered elements together to create something bigger than the elements themselves....
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LessLoss DFPC Power Cable

April 17, 2015
LessLoss DFPC Power Cable

Dominic Marsh has posted of the LessLoss DFPC power cables ($595) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “All in all then, a fine performance from a mains cable that does what it says on the tin – allows the system to breathe and perform at it’s best. It really is a product that you set...
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Furutech NanoFlux Power Cord

April 15, 2015
Furutech NanoFlux Power Cord

Marcin Olszewski has posted a review of the Furutech NanoFlux power cord (~€3750) at Sound Rebels. His conclusions: “It is real dynamite, which not only releases the whole energy hidden in the reproduced material, but allows also the electronics work with 100% efficiency. This cable does not enhance anything, does not favor anything or...
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Tripoint Thor SE Grounding Cable

April 13, 2015
Tripoint Thor SE Grounding Cable

Norm Luttbeg has posted a review of the Tripoint Thor SE Grounding Cable ($5500) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “I must say that I have had probably eight people visit me to hear my system. With some I removed the connections to the components and disconnected the Troy Signature from the wall outlet, in...
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AudioQuest Earth, Castle Rock, and NRG‑4 Cables

April 12, 2015
AudioQuest Earth, Castle Rock, and NRG‑4 Cables

Nicholas Ripley has posted a review of the AudioQuest Earth, Castle Rock, and NRG‑4 cables at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “I’m extremely taken with this AudioQuest cable system. Both as individual cables and as a loom, they have a common aim of producing an impressive sound, but without the brightness and etched qualities commonly associated...
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Stage III Leviathan Power Cord

April 10, 2015
Stage III Leviathan Power Cord

Marshall Nack has posted a review of the Stage III Leviathan power cord ($14,500) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Stage III Concepts has done it again. The critical acclaim and consumer acceptance of the Kraken model provided the needed incentive to venture forth where few wire manufacturers dare to tread. The result is a...
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Kimber Kable KS 6000 Series Interconnects and Loudspeaker Cables

April 9, 2015
Kimber Kable KS 6000 Series Interconnects and Loudspeaker Cables

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Kimber Kable KS 6000 Series interconnects ($3300) and loudspeaker cables ($23,880) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “By any benchmark that I’m aware of Kimber Select Series 6000 is as sonically breathtaking as is its price tag. For the life of me I can’t think of...
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Nordost Valhalla 2 Interconnects, Speaker Cables, and Power Cords

April 9, 2015
Nordost  Valhalla 2 Interconnects, Speaker Cables, and Power Cords

Danny Kaey has posted a review of the Valhalla 2 interconnects ($7600), speaker cables ($11,850), and power cords ($5000) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “It seems that the half-decade long march toward a new Norse and Valhalla line has paid off in spades. Yes, V2 is expensive. It can cost a literal small fortune...
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Verastarr Grand Illusion 2 Interconnects, Speaker Cables, and Power Cords

April 4, 2015
Verastarr Grand Illusion 2 Interconnects, Speaker Cables, and Power Cords

Greg Petan has posted a review of the Verastarr Grand Illusion 2 interconnects ($1599), speaker cables ($2499), and power cords ($1799) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “Looking to purchase new reference wire, recently I had a feeling the new designs would be impressive, especially for the price. Boy did I underestimate what would be coming...
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Skogrand SC Beethoven Speaker Cables

March 19, 2015
Skogrand SC Beethoven Speaker Cables

Peter Stanton-Ife has posted a review of the Skogrand SC Beethoven speaker cables (£20,000) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “In my opinion, the Skogrand SC Beethoven cables excel at allowing a good system to reproduce music in what appears to be an authentic sonic manner – it comes as close as I’ve heard to...
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JCAT Reference USB Cable

March 18, 2015
JCAT Reference USB Cable

Steven Plaskin JCAT Reference USB cable ($) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “It should be quite obvious to all that I consider the JCAT Reference USB cable to be a top performer. The cable is among the most neutral sounding USB cables I have yet experienced with all facets of its performance being top drawer....
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Inex Innovation Generation III Photonic Interconnects and 3D Creator Power Cords

March 17, 2015
Inex Innovation Generation III Photonic Interconnects and 3D Creator Power Cords

Michael Wechsberg has posted a review of the inex innovation Generation III Photonic Interconnects and 3D Creator AC Power Cords inex innovation Generation III Photonic interconnects ($988-$2000) and 3D Creator power cords ($600-$1200) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “It is a revelation to hear the sound of your components without the detrimental effects imposed...
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Silnote Audio Cables

March 17, 2015
Silnote Audio Cables

Doug Schroeder has posted a review of the Silnote Audio cables ($495-$2400) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “This is not to say there was no shifting of emphasis, as the Morpheus interconnects and Poseidon GL Power Cable allowed more sibilance, less resolution and more gapping between instrumentation. As I worked my way up the line...
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Audio Sensibility Statement SE Analog Interconnect

March 15, 2015
Audio Sensibility Statement SE Analog Interconnect

Tim Smith has posted a review of the Audio Sensibility Statement SE analog interconnect ($329 CAD) at Wall of Sound. His conclusions: “Well, this Audio Sensibility cable is much better than the Kimber PBJ that I have been enjoying for many years (and will continue to enjoy). The Audio Sensibility Statement SE interconnect is...
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