Our Verdict It's got some good attributes, but we feel this Ixos needs more authority to really shine For Lively sound good detailing sweet midrange Against Tonally bright needs more bass authority Reviewed on 6th April 2010 With its flexible jacket, the Ixos XHS-513 looks the business, although the two-piece banana plugs slackened each time we changed the cable. Ergonomics notwithstanding, this lead offers a lively, excitable sound that would pep up any dull system. There's a sweet midrange, and a decent amount of detail – especially with percussion. However, it's tonally bright and lacks a degree of authority in the bass. See our speaker cable Best Buys Follow whathifi.com on Twitter More after the break Related News Chord Company debuts new Sarum T cable range Tue, 21 Feb 2017, 02:46pm QED Supremus aims to be the ultimate speaker cable Sun, 08 May 2016, 02:54pm Wednesday Wrap: Sky's strong growth, iPhone outsells Android in the US, Superfi/QED cables Wed, 04 Feb 2015, 02:46pm CES 2015: Naim Audio reveals Super Lumina interconnects and cables Fri, 09 Jan 2015, 11:19am QED promises "unrivalled sonic performance" from XT40 speaker cable Fri, 03 Oct 2014, 04:17pm Accessories Ixos Speaker cables XHS-513 Stay on top of your sound with What Hi-Fi? in your inbox every week Thank you for registering for our Newsletter We will send you relevant emails and updates.