Cables

Ortofon 6NX-TSW1010 Tonearm Cable

July 26, 2014
Ortofon 6NX-TSW1010 Tonearm Cable

Rob Johnson has posted a review of the Ortofon 6NX-TSW1010 tonearm cable ($325) at TONEAudio. His conclusions: “This cable offers a big sound, meaning that it supports a huge soundstage, with both width and height. Vocals sound very upfront, both as part of the perceived stage and in terms of their relation to the...
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German HighEnd LGS Speaker Cables

July 25, 2014
German HighEnd LGS Speaker Cables

Jorg Damus has posted a review of the German HighEnd LGS speaker cables (€2275) at 6moons. His conclusions: “In my system, German Highend’s LGS locked into sharp focus and to perfection. But—and depending on application this could be a small downer—daily use and mechanical stability are wedded at the hip. Aside from immunity to...
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Antipodes Reference Jumpers

July 23, 2014
Antipodes Reference Jumpers

Martin Appel has posted a review of the Antipodes Audio Reference jumpers at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “I could go on about the equal treatment to all frequencies or the wonderful presentation of voices and instruments, but I think you get the picture. I know I did. If you’re in need of jumpers for your...
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Norodst Valhalla 2 Cable System

July 19, 2014
Norodst Valhalla 2 Cable System

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the Norodst Valhalla 2 interconnects (£7599), speaker cables (£10,799), and power cords (£599) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “I’ve shied away from the term ‘coherent cable loom’ here, but Nordost Valhalla 2 is the very model of coherence. It ties systems together in an holistic manner often sought,...
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Dynamic Design AE15 Spirit Digital Power Cord

July 19, 2014
Dynamic Design AE15 Spirit Digital Power Cord

Dave Thomas has posted a review of the Dynamic Design AE15 Spirit Digital power cord ($1200) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “I mentioned earlier that I considered a digital power cord to be the one of the least significant cables in the audio chain. Obviously I stand corrected. Using the Dynamic Design AE15 Spirit...
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Nordost Vahalla 2 Interconnects, Speaker Cables and Power Cords

July 14, 2014
Nordost Vahalla 2 Interconnects, Speaker Cables and Power Cords

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the Nordost Vahalla 2 interconnects (£7599), speaker cables (£10,799) and power cords (£4,599) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “I’ve shied away from the term ‘coherent cable loom’ here, but Nordost Valhalla 2 is the very model of coherence. It ties systems together in an holistic manner often sought,...
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LessLoss DFPC Original Power Cable

July 11, 2014
LessLoss DFPC Original Power Cable

John Darko has posted a review of the LessLoss DFPC Original power cable ($595) at Digital Audio Review. His conclusions: “Guilty until proven innocent. First hand experience with the LessLoss DFPC cables swiftly erases the healthy skepticism with which I greeted this assignment. The magnitude by which these power cables collectively lift system performance...
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Wireworld Platinum Eclipse Series 7 Interconnects, Speaker Cables and Power Cord

July 10, 2014
Wireworld Platinum Eclipse Series 7 Interconnects, Speaker Cables and Power Cord

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Wireworld Platinum Eclipse Series 7 interconnect ($3000), speaker cables ($20,500), and power cord ($1700) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “For those prepared to go all the way, and I’m glad there are those of you out there, I wouldn’t hesitate to commend these wires. I’ve...
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Harmonix HS-101 Improved S Interconnects and CS-120 Improved Speaker Cables

July 8, 2014
Harmonix HS-101 Improved S Interconnects and CS-120 Improved Speaker Cables

Tomasz Karasiński has posted a review of the Harmonix HS-101 Improved S interconnects (£699) and CS-120 Improved Version speaker cables (£679) at StereoLife. His conclusions: “I do not know if the secret of our Japanese cables lies in the resonance measurements, pure copper or good plugs but the result speaks for itself. HS-101 Improved...
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Albedo Flat One and Geo Interconnects

July 8, 2014
Albedo Flat One and Geo Interconnects

Tomasz Karasiński has posted a review of the Albedo Flat One (£400) and Geo (£700) interconnects at StereoLife. His conclusions: “Two great wires confirming the artistry of the company. The Flat One is more analogue and smooth, excellent for long listening sessions. The Geo has more courage, gives a superb dynamics and resolution, though...
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Van Damme UP-LCOFC Speaker Cable

July 4, 2014
Van Damme UP-LCOFC Speaker Cable

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the Van Damme UP-LCOFC loudspeaker cable (£5.82/m) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “In fact, UP-LCOFC represents something of a rapprochement in wire. Van Damme is not generic bell-wire, but neither is it exotica. It’s just good, honest cable. That potentially makes it simultaneously the cheapest and most expensive...
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Chattin Technology CR-1 Power Cable

June 29, 2014
Chattin Technology CR-1 Power Cable

Karl Sigman has posted a review of the Chattin Technology CR-1 power cable ($1475/2m pair) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “I do recommend checking these excellent CR-1 out for yourselves; given their flexibility, sound quality and ease of use, they are a high-end power cable worthy of consideration–even if I can’t make heads or tails...
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Darwin Truth Silver Interconnect Cable

June 26, 2014
Darwin Truth Silver Interconnect Cable

Andre Marc has posted a review of the Darwin Truth Silver interconnects ($995) at Audio Video Revolution. His conclusions: “At $995, The Truth may be at the very top end of what I would personally spend on an audio cable, yet it competes directly with cables costing many multiples of that. Then again, Darwin...
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Synergistic Research Galileo LE Speaker Cables, Interconnect, and Power Cord

June 24, 2014
Synergistic Research Galileo LE Speaker Cables, Interconnect, and Power Cord

Jonathan Valin has posted a review of the Synergistic Research LE speaker cable ($15,000), interconnect ($7500), and power cords ($5600) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “Without question Galileo LE is high among the most gorgeous and lifelike cables I’ve heard— and perhaps the highest in very-low-level resolution of timbre and texture. Yes, you...
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Acoustic Zen Absolute Copper, Double Barrel and Gargantua II Cables

June 23, 2014
Acoustic Zen Absolute Copper, Double Barrel and Gargantua II Cables

Marcin Olszewski has posted a review of the Acoustic Zen Absolute Copper, Double Barrel and Gargantua II cables at Sound Rebels. His conclusions: “The dozen days of testing of the Acoustic Zen were very pleasant to me. I could not only verify with my own ears what can be heard in the upper segments...
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Absolue Créations IN-TIM Cables

June 21, 2014
Absolue Créations IN-TIM Cables

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Absolue Créations IN-TIM full cable loom at 6moons. His conclusions: “Whilst Absolue’s power cords are about an inch thick, they behave like limpid slinkies filled with a light fluid, not springy metal. The signal cable mates are just as non-wiry to be a true breeze to...
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Harmonix HS-101 Improved S Interconnect and CS-120 Improved Version Speaker Cables

June 16, 2014
Harmonix HS-101 Improved S Interconnect and CS-120 Improved Version Speaker Cables

Tomasz Karasiński has posted a review of the Harmonix HS-101 Improved S interconnect ($) and CS-120 Improved Version speaker cables ($) at StereoLife. His conclusions: “I do not know if the secret of our Japanese cables lies in the resonance measurements, pure copper or good plugs but the result speaks for itself. HS-101 Improved...
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Arkana Research Interconnects, Speaker Cables, and Power Cords

June 15, 2014
Arkana Research Interconnects, Speaker Cables, and Power Cords

Glen Wagenknecht has posted a review of the Arkana Research Exquisotor interconnects ($2480), Aequilibrium speaker cables ($4730), and Corona Magi power cords ($2930) at 6moons. His conclusions: “ere are the core virtues of the Arkana loom to consider. These cables respond fast enough to keep music lively without sounding etched. They are sufficiently warm...
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High Fidelity Cables CT-1 Ultimate Reference Rhodium Plus Power Cord

June 14, 2014
High Fidelity Cables CT-1 Ultimate Reference Rhodium Plus Power Cord

Jack Roberts has posted a review of the High Fidelity Cables CT-1 Ultimate Reference Rhodium Plus power cord ($) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “I don’t think I have written a power cord review and not talked about how dead quite or black the background is. That’s because these power cords simply made my system...
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Vue Cables VU-1 Audiophile USB Cable

June 12, 2014
Vue Cables VU-1 Audiophile USB Cable

Oliver Masciarotte has posted a review of the Vue Cables VU-1 USB cable ($99-$299) at HiFiZine. His conclusions: “I agree. The VU-1 is an affordable tweak that really does improve any USB source. It was unfortunate that I couldn’t keep the VU-1. It has to go back out, this time to fellow editor Thad...
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