Cables

B.M.C. Audio PureMedia, PureUSB1, and UltraDAC

January 18, 2016
B.M.C. Audio PureMedia, PureUSB1, and UltraDAC

John Grandberg has posted a review of the B.M.C. Audio PureMedia ($4590), PureUSB1 ($290), and UltraDAC ($3490) at Part-Time Audiophile. His conclusions: “I’ll be honest here. If you’re on a budget, scale down and go PureDAC with the PureUSB1 — at just a tad over $2k that’s a tough combo to beat. Focus on...
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ZenWave Cables and SurgeX ZenWave Edition Power Conditioner

January 17, 2016
ZenWave Cables and SurgeX ZenWave Edition Power Conditioner

Andre Marc has posted a review of the ZenWave cables ($325-$950) and SurgeX ZenWave Edition power conditioner ($950) at Audio Video Revolution. His conclusions: “I came away more than a bit impressed with ZenWave Audio after spending several months with their products. Their interconnects, speaker cables, and power cables are absolutely top shelf in...
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Anticables Level 6.2 Absolute Signature IC and Level 4.1 Reference Plus Xhadow IC Interconnects

January 15, 2016
Anticables Level 6.2 Absolute Signature IC and Level 4.1 Reference Plus Xhadow IC Interconnects

Martin Appel has posted a review of the Anticables Level 6.2 Absolute Signature ($) and Level 4.1 Reference Plus Xhadow IC ($) interconnects at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “The soundstage opened up with air and space. The separation of instruments in space was much more clearly expressed. The instruments came alive and ‘The Truth’ was...
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AudioQuest Victoria, Yosemite and Angel Mini-Jack Interconnects

January 12, 2016
AudioQuest Victoria, Yosemite and Angel Mini-Jack Interconnects

Christiaan Punter has posted a review of the AudioQuest Victoria, Yosemite and Angel mini jack interlink cables ($65-$525) at Hi-Fi Advice. His conclusions: “The Bridges & Falls series starts pretty good and quality gets better if you move up. If I should pick a winner of the bunch then I’d go for the Yosemite...
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Wireworld Platinum Starlight 7 USB Cable

January 10, 2016
Wireworld Platinum Starlight 7 USB Cable

Karl Sigman has posted a review of the Wireworld Platinum Starlight 7 USB cable ($700) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “To me, this cable offers an expansive full-bodied natural sound and it is quick and quiet without any noticeable distortion. It is now my new reference cable and receives my highest recommendation.” You can read...
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Vybe Audio HP-1 Timbre Headphone Cable

October 28, 2015
Vybe Audio HP-1 Timbre Headphone Cable

Henry Wilkenson has posted a review of the Vybe Audio HP-1 Timbre headphone cable ($260) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “Yet, at times I do prefer a softer, more gentle approach, repertoire dependent. But there is no doubt of the HP-1s classic forward leaning sound appealing to those wanting a walk on the wilder side....
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Cardas Audio Clear Beyond Power Cord

October 27, 2015
Cardas Audio Clear Beyond Power Cord

Dave Allison has posted a review of the Cardas Audio Clear Beyond power cord ($832) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “Finally, I should note that I bought the first Cardas Clear Beyond after hearing it at my dealer’s. A week later, I bought a second to use with my power amp. Don’t make the...
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Kubala-Sosna Research Realization USB Cable

October 22, 2015
Kubala-Sosna Research Realization USB Cable

Steven Plaskin has posted a review of the Kubala-Sosna Research LLC Realization USB cable ($3500) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “There is no question in my mind that the Kubala-Sosna Realization USB cable is the finest USB cable I have yet auditioned. No other USB cable I have heard matches the glorious midrange qualities of...
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Chord Company Sarum Super ARAY Cables

October 21, 2015
Chord Company Sarum Super ARAY Cables

Jason Kennedy has posted a review of the Chord Company Sarum Super ARAY cables (£550-£800) at The Ear. His conclusions: “It struck me that Sarum Super ARAY cables are a bit like Rega’s better products, they both turn sound into music. You can have a hugely detailed, three dimensional sound that fails to get...
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Hijiri HGP-RCA Million Interconnects

October 20, 2015
Hijiri HGP-RCA Million Interconnects

Marcin Olszewski has posted a review of the Hijiri HGP-RCA Million interconnects (~€2625) at Sound Rebels. His conclusions: “If you do not plan to spend 10.5 thousand zlotys (at minimum – for a one meter long pair) please do not come close to it. In any other case, people who search for uncompromised solutions...
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AntiCables Reference 3 Speaker Cables

October 17, 2015
AntiCables Reference 3 Speaker Cables

Martin Appel has posted a review of the AntiCables Reference 3 speaker cables ($270) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “Speltz has created an enormous opportunity for budding audiophiles, as well as the more experienced, to improve their sound systems at a price that will delight. There are no better bargains in all of hi-end audio.”...
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Nordost Norse 2 Tyr 2 Speaker Cables, Interconnects, and Power Cords

October 16, 2015
Nordost Norse 2 Tyr 2 Speaker Cables, Interconnects, and Power Cords

Jason Thorpe has posted a review of the Nordost Norse 2 Tyr 2 speaker cables ($4799), interconnects ($2099), and power cords ($3199) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “There’s no question in my mind that the Norse 2 Tyr 2s sound superb. Inserting them in an already great-sounding system previously lashed up with their little...
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Skogrand Cables SC Beethoven Speaker Cables

October 14, 2015
Skogrand Cables SC Beethoven Speaker Cables

Canada Hi-Fi has posted a review of the Skogrand Cables SC Beethoven speaker cables ($25,000). Their conclusions: “If you cannot afford these splendid speaker cables, my sincere advice is, don’t audition them, because every time you listen to your favourite tunes through any other speaker cable, you will be sure to feel a tinge...
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Synergistic Research Atmosphere Speaker Cables

October 9, 2015
Synergistic Research Atmosphere Speaker Cables

Mark Gusew has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Atmosphere speaker cables ($1350) at StereoNet. His conclusions: “Once you have heard the difference that these speaker cables can make to your system, you cannot un-hear it, or ignore the positive contribution that they make to a system. I was not prepared for the...
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KBL Sound Signature Series Himalaya Interconnects and Speaker Cables

October 8, 2015
KBL Sound Signature Series Himalaya Interconnects and Speaker Cables

Wojciech Pacuła has posted a review of the KBL Sound Signature Series Himalaya interconnects (~€3560) and speaker cables (~€5225) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “These are excellent cables. The simple fact that I had to use a few times more expensive cables as my reference speaks for itself. I never imagined that a small...
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Harmonic Technology Pro-7 Reference Armour Loudspeaker Cable and Armour Link III Interconnects

October 8, 2015
Harmonic Technology Pro-7 Reference Armour Loudspeaker Cable and Armour Link III Interconnects

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Harmonic Technology Pro-7 Reference Armour loudspeaker cable ($1300) and Armour Link III interconnects ($3500) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “The Harmonic Technology Armour cables are statement products, pure and simple; they join the ranks of some of the most elite wires I’ve heard. While every...
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Curious Cables USB Cable

October 6, 2015
Curious Cables USB Cable

Eric Teh has posted a review of the Curious Cables USB cable ($380) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “This is a great cable! Love your turntable rig but hate your computer audio setup because it sounds dry, flat and uninvolving ? Curious Cables will have you sorted out in no time. It is also...
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WAY Cables Silver 2 and Silver 4 Interconnects

October 4, 2015
WAY Cables Silver 2 and Silver 4 Interconnects

Dominic Marsh has posted a review of the WAY Cables Silver 2 and Silver 4 interconnects at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “The Silver 2 cable offers very good value for its asking price. Neither the last word in detail resolution, nor the last word in plumbing the lower registers either, but for all that...
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Unity Audio Cables

September 27, 2015
Unity Audio Cables

Norm Bronstein has posted a review of the Unity Audio cables ($80-$120) at Wall of Sound. His conclusions: “In an age when corporate giants like Volkswagen have conspired to fleece the buying public with carefully engineered lies and deception, I personally prefer to deal one on one with craftspeople who care about their work,...
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Siltech Triple Crown Cables

September 17, 2015
Siltech Triple Crown Cables

Jacek Pazio has posted a review of the Siltech Triple Crown cables ($-$) at Sound Rebels. His conclusions: “I can ensure you, that not only the amount, but also the quality of the fantastically presented minuscule information will surprise even the most skeptics amongst you. It will made them think, if they cannot afford...
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Esprit Audio Lumina Cable Loom

September 12, 2015
Esprit Audio Lumina Cable Loom

Joël Chevassus has posted a review of the Esprit Audio Lumina cable loom (€2600-€6200) at 6moons. His conclusions: “The Lumina speaker cables are very organic and balanced. They sound as neutral as high-end expensive cables ought to, without emphasis on any specific range which is unfortunately still too often the case in today’s big-snakes...
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Sharkwire Bull Shark Cables

September 11, 2015
Sharkwire Bull Shark Cables

Clement Perry has posted a review of the Sharkwire Bull Shark cables ($2560-$7200) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “There was not one instance during the review process where I found the Sharkwire Bull Shark to possess any bite (no pun intended) in its high-frequencies or any inadequacies whatsoever in the midbass or low-end for...
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TEO Audio Liquid Cables

September 9, 2015
TEO Audio Liquid Cables

Doug Schroeder has posted a review of the TEO Audio Liquid cables ($11,725) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “Liquid Cables are not for the intractable DIY’er, the cheapskate, or the individual who does not appreciate the finer experiences in life. They are for the extremist who demands not merely the most popular, but the best...
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Cardas Audio Clear Reflection Interconnect and Speaker Cables

September 4, 2015
Cardas Audio Clear Reflection Interconnect and Speaker Cables

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Cardas Audio Clear Reflection interconnect (~€1375) and speaker cables (~€3450). His conclusions: “They produce very rich, deep sound with large images of instruments. Music comes from the depths of the huge soundstage when needed or close to the listener, although that doesn’t happen too often. High...
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Sablon Audio Corona Reserva Power Cord

September 4, 2015
Sablon Audio Corona Reserva Power Cord

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Sablon Audio Corona Reserva poser cord (~€2000) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “t offered a certain set of features that were in high demand among audiophiles, such as: smoothness, spacing, coherence and richness. This power cord never emphasizes resolution nor selectivity of the components using it....
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