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Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables


are these cables a good match for this setup :
amplifier : marantz PM7004 /// CD player : Marantz 6004 /// speakers : Bowers & Wilkins DM 602 S3

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jul02/articles/bwdm602s3.asp

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

Should be fine, although how much difference they'll make will come down to what cables you currently have and whether your system will have the correct balance for them.

I have the Odyssey and SilverScreen - the Odyssey are better - and the SilverScreen is better balanced for my room. The Odyssey will give a slight improvement but that improvement comes with extra bass weight and brighter treble.

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

Currently I am using Van Den Hul's Clearwater

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

I find VDH quite dull when it comes to cables, so you should find them an improvement. See if you can try before you buy.

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

I wonder whether the Odyssey cables will add brightness to my B&W speakers. (see my setup on the first post)

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

Probably will add a little extra brightness but it'll be countered by chunkier bass.

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I don't think so.

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

FrankHarveyHiFi wrote:

I don't think so.

"Don't think so" what?

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

As PP said the Odyssey 2 and Carnival Silverscreen are good cables and have their 'own' sound

 

The Odyssey is more detailed with deeper bass; the Silverscreen is detailed and smoother throughout IMO

 

I've got both but currently running Tellurium Q Blue in my system and its very impressive indeed. Very detailed, deep & taut bass and the top end is very open but not harsh/bright at all.

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tellurium-Q-Blue-Speaker-Cable-2-x-1-5m-Terminated-With-Z-Banana-/390541497824?pt=UK_Computing_Sound_Vision_Audio_Cables_Adapters&hash=item5aee1655e0

 

Highly recommended

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

d_a_n1979 wrote:

As PP said the Odyssey 2 and Carnival Silverscreen are good cables and have their 'own' sound

 

The Odyssey is more detailed with deeper bass; the Silverscreen is detailed and smoother throughout IMO

 

I've got both but currently running Tellurium Q Blue in my system and its very impressive indeed. Very detailed, deep & taut bass and the top end is very open but not harsh/bright at all.

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tellurium-Q-Blue-Speaker-Cable-2-x-1-5m-Terminated-With-Z-Banana-/390541497824?pt=UK_Computing_Sound_Vision_Audio_Cables_Adapters&hash=item5aee1655e0

 

Highly recommended

My local dealer tried to palm me off with a few mtrs of TQ Black. He'll need a small mortgage  for both Blue and Black. Whether the OPs kit would justify that expenditure or not is another consideration. 

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

Blue is quite cheap TBH; cheaper than Odyssey 2!

 

The Black, for me is stupidly overpriced and not worth the expenditure!

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

Anyone tried the new Audioquest FLX-SLiP 14/4 speaker cables ?

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

Frank,  does your comment apply to message 4 or message 5 ?

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

plastic penguin wrote:

FrankHarveyHiFi wrote:

I don't think so.

"Don't think so" what?

Apologies PP, I read your post in isolation, not in connection with the OP's post before it. This would obvoiusly make more sense in relation to my comment about VDH soundig dull (in my opinion). So yes, I agree Smile

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RE: Chord Oddysey 2 speaker cables

Hi,

I use Van Damme lc ofc cable with B&W and very happy with it, a much cheaper option and have found it an improvement also over qed revelation, Atlas Hyper especially at the price, I bought it based on advice here, one of the best things I've done.

I bought a few samples of cables on ebay out of curiosity, it is best to try for yourself, sometimes it makes a small if any difference however I am happy and content with my cable choice.

Good Luck

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