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Ecosse The Big Red SC MKIII review

Ecosse's The Big Red SCMKIII lacks the excitement and dynamism of similarly priced leads Tested at £211.23

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Lacks the excitement and dynamism of similarly priced leads


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    Give music space to breath

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    big bold sound


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    Tendency to push vocals too hard

With its colourful PVC jacket and heavy-duty MK Toughplug, it's very hard to ignore The Big Red.

The eye-catching Ecosse cable is adept at giving music space to breathe, allowing vocals and instruments the chance to shine in their own right.

The Big Red also serves up a big, bold sound – but it still lacks the excitement and dynamism of similarly priced leads.

This mains cable also has a tendency to push vocals a little too hard and the musical arrangement isn't quite as well organised as it is with other cables we've tested.

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