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Ecosse Reference ES4.45 review

This speaker cable has a well separated, detailed sound but lacks in the bottom end Tested at £19.15

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Well-separated sound with vivid detail in the midrange and crisp top-end.


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    Well separated, detailed sound


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    Ugly looks, Inarticulate bottom end

This cable from Ecosse has an open, well separated sound with great detailing and a spiky, crisp top end.

The bottom end isn't that articulate though.

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