Certainly worth a try despite what the bellwire brigade think...
Who said anything about bellwire?
I would not buy any hifi cables the mark-ups are too large, stick to some pro stuff.
As has been pointed out before, it's perfectly possible for cables unusually high inductance and/or capacitance to alter the sound.
Whether this is a desirable thing to do is open to question.
The TQ blacks are on the neutral/natural side of the sound so they don't inductance and/or capacitance to alter the sound but do the best to fulfil the full potential of your system that's all .
If your system and/or your music sources aren't good enough they will reveal it immedietly and than your sound may be worst than before with cheaper cables !
Hi Fi : Proac Studio 140MK2 - Rotel RC1580 [PRE] - Rotel RB1582 [POWER] -Rotel RCD1520 [CDP] Headphones : B&W P7 . Cables : Tellurium Q Black speaker cables-Tellurium Q Ultra Black RCA interconnects-WireWorld Stratus 7 power cords
AV ( 2.1 channels / Bypass mode ) : YAMAHA RXV767 - INFINITY PRIMUS PS8 sub
Is that why you are changing your amp?
Yes , the TQ blacks revealed that my Mission MX5 weren't good speakers the lack of details was obivious and the bass was "boomy" so I changed it to the Proac Studio 140MK2 - the improvement was huge. Also I discovered that the Roksan Kandy K2 is not transparent enough, sometimes details tend to be lost and the soundstage isn't stable . I will probably changed it to the pre/power Rotel 1580+1582, I didn't make a final decission yet .
Yes , the TQ blackes revealed thatmy Mission MX5 wasn't good speakers the lack of details was obivious and tha bass was "boomy" so I changed it to the Proac Studio 140MK2 - the improvement was huge. Also I discovered that the Roksan Kandy K2 is not transparent enough, sometimes details tend to be lost and the soundstage isn't stable . I will probably changed it to the pre/power Rotel 1580+1582 I didn't make a decission yet .
You might like to consider Densen and Bel Canto amps as well.
"Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again." André Gide
I see. I thought that about the Roksan K2 as well, not considering the Caspian?
I didn't like the Caspian at all , I found the sound too smooth and artificial .
Well I will let my ears decide thanks...
The point being that they aren't the only factor. Your eyes and your knowledge of the price of a component play a much bigger role.
Are you a psychologist? Either way, thanks so much for your insight into my listening and buying habits.
You're more than welcome.
“Out beyond ideas of wrong and right, there is a field.
I'll meet you there."
A whole week off work, patch on the eye and banned from using iPads, computers etc.
Managed to survive by listening with eyes closed to a pile of CDs and just today risked lining up the vinyl.
What a great opportunity to try out the new Tellurium Q Blacks that arrived just before the op.
All I can say is to endorse the other users, and remark what's difference they have made to my set up and the sound.
In two words "more musical". Edge taken off the top end, instruments better defined, but in a lovely rounded way, making listening for long spells really easy and thoroughly enjoyable.
I would have said that someone had changed my speakers for the next ones up - so the new TQ Blacks have been a very economical upgrade.
Pioneer tv + LX85, Sony HW15 Proj, Cyrus DAC XP+/Mono X300/CDXTSE2/PSXRx2, Vienna Acoustics Beethoven Baby Grands and Maestro centre, B&W CM1 surrounds /PV1D (9.1), CA BD751, Virgin TiVo, Inspire Rega t/t, Benz Glider MC, EAR 834P phono amp; Slee Novo Headphone Amp.TQ Black.
DC, welcome to the dark side.
(It's good to know that my mojo is obviously still strong!)
Glad you liked the TQs
They do improve the sound : the bass is more sharp, more details , more air between instruments and vocals are clearer
Interestingly, the vocals seem to be recorded in a more spacious room - I am hearing that big space echo after especially female vocals that makes my own room seem much bigger.
Really enjoying the new sound.
Great to hear that feedback Danny. At least no one can accuse you of not conducting blind tests huh?!
Synology 212j, Sonos Connect, Leema Elements Dac, Pro-Ject Debut, Arcam A38, Kef R100, Chord cables
right eye at least.
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