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What a cool job!

We often hear, when we tell someone what we do for a living, "what a cool job"... We'll, today was pretty cool. A client asked if we would perform a side by side comparison of speaker cables from two different manufacturers at different price points. Absolutely!

Transparent VS Chord

Our reference components:

Mark Levinson #585 Integrated Amplifier $12,000

Revel Salon2 4-way Floor Standing Loudspeakers $21,998 (pair)

Source A: Tidal Streaming Service 

Source B: MacBook Pro connected via USB

Speaker cables used in test:

Chord Odyssey 2 (3 meter) $425 per pair

Transparent Audio MWU 10 (10 foot) $2,500 per pair (average)

Reference tracks:

Royals by Lorde for low frequency comparison and staging.

Money for Nothing by Dire Straits, bring on the guitar riff!

I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash for the pure vocals, spacing and brass.

Keith Don't Go by Nils Lofgren for the strings

Hells Bells by AC/DC, kick drum comparison.

Signs by Eric Clapton for separation, tempo and depth.

Testing equipment:

Real Time Analyzer (RTA) for sampling peak levels of the frequency response and four guys that get to "work" in this field daily.

Findings:

In short, the Transparent cables displayed a flatter response across all frequencies compared to the Chord cable that dipped on the higher and lower range frequncies. 

Bottom Line:

The Transparent cables were more natural sounding, they added depth and separation to the sound stage that presented a realism to each track that made it easy to listen to but difficult to go back to my desk job :)

Please contact us for a private demonstration.

#MarkLevinson #RevelSpeakers 

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