Cables

Furutech High End Performance Connectivity Products

June 27, 2011
Furutech  High End Performance Connectivity Products

Guido D. Corona has posted a review of a variety of Furutech cables at Positive Feedback Online. His conclusions: While recent changes in my system (to be discussed at length in my upcoming review of the Vienna Die Muzik speakers) prompted me to explore wiring alternatives, the Furutech High End performance wires have proved...
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MPC Audio Absolute Interconnects and Speaker Cables

June 27, 2011
MPC Audio  Absolute Interconnects and Speaker Cables

Michael Wechsberg has posted a review of the MPC Audio Absolute interconnects and speaker cables ($1800-$3600) at Positive Feedback Online. His conclusions: The MPC interconnects provided an impressive, and wide sound stage. Images were solid, and players stayed put. Depth was also good, but not as layered as with other interconnects. That is, I...
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Wywires LiteSPD Digital and Analog Interconnects

June 24, 2011
Wywires LiteSPD Digital and Analog Interconnects

has posted a review of the Wywires LiteSPD digital cables ($399-499), USB cable ($329) and analog interconnects ($849-$1049) at Stereo Times. His conclusion: I've used this CD in reviews a couple of times before but I was unprepared for what I heard with the Wywires. Not only were the tones of the xylophone harmonically...
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Skogrand Air Reference Speaker Cables

June 17, 2011
Skogrand  Air Reference Speaker Cables

Norm Luttbeg has posted a review of the Skogrand Air Reference speaker cables ($1000/pair) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “I have listened to the Skogrands for many of my recordings on the Macintosh music server and continually loved their transparency and speed. I love vocalists, and these cables lend realism and accuracy to their...
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Clarity Cable's Organic Series

June 16, 2011
Clarity Cable's Organic Series

Doug Schroeder has posted a review of the complete line Clarity Cable’s Organic series of power cords, digital cables, analog interconnects and speaker cables at Dagogo. His conclusions: I recall a while ago seeing before and after images of restoration of the Sistine Chapel. The renovation of this masterpiece by Da Vinci was marvelous!...
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Ridge Street Audio Designs Poiema!!! R-v3 USB Cable

June 14, 2011
Ridge Street Audio Designs Poiema!!! R-v3 USB Cable

Hans Wetzel has posted a review of the Ridge Street Audio Designs Poiema!!! R-v3 USB cable ($550) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: Ridge Street Audio Designs’ Poiema!!! R-v3 USB Digital Master is no insubstantial investment. After all, $550 will buy you a decent pair of bookshelf speakers, or a DAC, or an integrated amplifier,...
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ESP MusicCord-Pro ES Power Cords and Distributor

June 12, 2011
ESP MusicCord-Pro ES Power Cords and Distributor

Marc Mickelson has posted a review of the EPS MusicCord-Pro ES Power Cords ($299) and Power Distributor ($799) at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: I have many years of experience with Michael Griffin's products — all the way back to the original Essence power cord, which I reviewed twelve (!) years ago. If you've...
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Acoustic Revive RAS-14 AC Filter 1.0SP USB Cable

June 12, 2011
Acoustic Revive RAS-14 AC Filter  1.0SP USB Cable

Jeff Day has posted a review of the RAS-14 AC power conditioner ($1295) and the USB-1.0SP USB cable ($895) at Positive Feedback Online. His conclusions: The Acoustic Revive RAS-14 AC conditioner is expensive at $1295 USD, but for your money you get a startlingly deeper soundstage, a big dose of increased clarity, an increased...
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Wireworld Starlight Platinum AES/EBU Digital Cable

June 12, 2011
Wireworld Starlight Platinum AES/EBU Digital Cable

A review of the Wireworld Starlight Platinum AES/EBU digital cable has been posted at Hi-Fi Unlimited. Its conclusions: There are areas of differences in the way the two top dollar cables represent in hifi qualities. First, even though both cables exhibited incredible bandwidth, the Wireworld seems to go one octave towards the lower frequency...
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Acrolink 7N-DA5100 and 7N-DA2100 Interconnects

June 8, 2011
Acrolink 7N-DA5100 and 7N-DA2100 Interconnects

Wojciech Pacuła has posted a review of the Review: Acrolink 7N-DA5100 MEXEL and 7N-DA2100 MEXEL interconnects at High Fidelity. His conclusions: And this is how they sound. Choice is the key word here, as always. I liked the 7N-DA5100 better, but not because the 7N-2100 is worse, but because it sounded better in my...
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Marc Audio Red Line Interconnects and Speaker Cables

June 8, 2011
Marc Audio Red Line Interconnects and Speaker Cables

John E. Johnson, Jr. has posted a review of the Marc Audio Red Line and Black Line interconnects ($440 and $836, respectively) and Red Line speaker cables ($319) at Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. His conclusions: Marc Audio's products are terrific. Their interconnects and speaker cables are made entirely in the USA...
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Review : M2Tech Young DAC

June 6, 2011
Review : M2Tech Young DAC

Digital Audio Blog has posted a review of the Review : M2Tech Young DAC ($1799). Their conclusions: One of its strong point seems to be its adaptability – the ability to get right into the groove with any kind of music we threw at it. It has the ability to cope with both raucous...
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Kimber Kable Hero HB Interconnects

May 31, 2011
Kimber Kable Hero HB Interconnects

David McCallum has posted a review of the Kimber Kable Hero HB interconnects ($949 CDN for 1.0 meter pair) at The Inner Ear. His conclusions: The Kimber Hero HB wire was a very enjoyable product to review. I often found myself setting up for critical listening, only to be distracted by some pleasurable moment...
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XLO Purple Rush AC Power Cable Model PR-6

May 31, 2011
XLO Purple Rush AC Power Cable Model PR-6

Ernie Fisher has posted a review of the XLO Purple Rush AC Power Cable Model PR-6 ($5,000 CDN) at The Inner Ear. His conclusions: The listening test results were nothing short of spectacular. Definition and resolution throughout the deep middle and high bass regions is the best I have v heard. While the PR-6’s...
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Synergistic Research PowerCell and SE T3 AC Cord

May 31, 2011
Synergistic Research PowerCell and SE T3 AC Cord

Rick Becker has posted a review of the Synergistic Research PowerCell 4 ($1250) and Tesla SE T3 Active Power Cord ($900) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: With the PowerCell 4/ Tesla combination there was greater transparency from edge to edge and front to back in the soundscape as well as greater focus than...
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LessLoss Firewall Power Conditioner and Power Cord

May 31, 2011
LessLoss Firewall Power Conditioner and Power Cord

Colin Smith has posted a review of the LessLoss Firewall power conditioner ($4686) and DFPC Signature power cable ($1149) at UltraAudio. His conclusions: Whether it was the differing technologies at play or the sheer level of filtering capacity supplied by each component, I can’t say, but it was easy to tell the difference between...
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Voodoo Reference Digital Cable

May 25, 2011
Voodoo Reference Digital Cable

has posted a review of the Voodoo Reference digital cable ($350) at Hi-Fi Unlimited. His conclusions: Like the JPS, this cable very nearly disappeared from the system chain of equipment. It's nearly as quiet and almost as transparent as the 5 times more expensive reference cable. It's tonally as neutral and will project as...
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Fusion Audio Romance 1 Interconnect

May 24, 2011
Fusion Audio Romance 1 Interconnect

Roy Harris has posted a review of the Fusion Audio Romance 1 interconnect ($1100) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: During my audition of the Romance 1 cable I did not miss the absence of listening to LPs. This cable contributes to the creation of a warm sound unlike any cable I have ever heard, without...
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WyWires Interconnects

May 21, 2011
WyWires Interconnects

An undesignated has posted a review of the WyWires interconnects ($849) at StereoMojo. His conclusions: I found the Wywires to be flexible, solidly constructed and easy on the eyes. When I say "flexible, it is because many cables are like iron bars – a major pain in the butt to manipulate into tight spaces...
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Supra DAC XLR Gold AES/EBU Digital Cable

May 20, 2011
Supra DAC XLR Gold AES/EBU Digital Cable

Big E has posted a review of the Supra DAC XLR Gold AES/EBU digital cable (~$100) at Hi-Fi Unlimited. His conclusions: The Supra has similarly smooth, refined highs, but only more "air" and extension compared to the Wireworld. I couldn't be exactly certain, but perhaps due to the extra extension on the highs, I...
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Wireworld Oasis Starlight 6 AES/EBU Digital Cable

May 18, 2011
Wireworld Oasis  Starlight 6 AES/EBU Digital Cable

Big E has posted a review of the Wireworld Oasis 6 ($55) and Starlight 6 ($99) AES/EBU digital cables at Hi-Fi Unlimited. His conclusions: We now focus on what the Starlight 6 can do for double money! Compared to the entry level Oasis 6, the Starlight covers more band width, which means the highs...
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JPS Aluminata Coaxial Cable.

May 18, 2011
JPS Aluminata Coaxial Cable.

Big E has posted a review of the JPS Aluminata coaxial digital cable ($1999) at Hi-Fi Unlimited. His conclusions: . The JPS is in a class of it's own, as in, it presents "nothing", yes, nothing, zilch, not even a hint of darkness within the musical back drop! It's that impressive, more so only...
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The Mains Cables R Us The Ultimate Power Cord

May 18, 2011
The Mains Cables R Us The Ultimate Power Cord

Neil has posted a review of the The Mains Cables R Us The Ultimate power cord (£395) at Adventures in High Fidelity. His conclusions: New companies making any kind of audio cables are pretty much two a penny these days, so when I was approached by David Brook of Mains Cables R Us, truth...
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Fusion Audio Romance 2 Interconnects

May 13, 2011
Fusion Audio Romance 2 Interconnects

Roy Harris has posted a review of the Fusion Audio Romance 2 interconnects ($1600) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: I have owned and auditioned many cable products. The Romance 2 — Vampire Wire version has exceeded the Romance 1 and the Cardas version of the Romance 2 in smoothness, listenability, warmth, richness, and timbral realism,...
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Kubala-Sosna Elation! S/PDIF Digital Interconnect

May 7, 2011
Kubala-Sosna Elation! S/PDIF Digital Interconnect

Robert H. Levi has posted a review of the Kubala-Sosna Elation! S/PDIF digital interconnect ($2700). His conclusions: Performance, state of the art, and a game changer if there ever was one…it makes digital sound as alive, airy, grainless, smooth, and analog-like as I have ever experienced… …Live recordings were more articulate and demonstrated bigger...
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