Furutech Alpha Line-1 review

Furutech's Alpha Line-1 interconnect can polish rough sonic edges Tested at £80

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

An interconnect for owners of midrange systems to get excited by


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    Greater sense of definition and clarity


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    Nothing at this price

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If you’re looking for ways to try and tame an overenthusiastic hi-fi, or even if you just fancy an interconnect upgrade, these Furutech's are a great shout.

They promote a free-flowing and hugely enjoyable sound. If your current soundstage sounds a little loose and disorganised, these can help to snap everything back into place.

Their structured, focused approach gives notes a greater sense of definition and clarity, while their even tonal balance ensures a balanced sound. Impressive.

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