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Furutech Formula 2 review

A good way to upgrade your digital music set-up

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Best USB cable, Awards 2011. A cable to try if you’re getting serious about your digital music set-up


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    Delivers more punch and dynamics


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If you want to experiment with getting yet more performance from your USB DAC, try hooking it up with one of these Furutechs.

In our tests we found this well-built cable – connected to an Audiolab M-DAC – enabled our digital music system to deliver extra bass, insight and depth than more basic designs.

It even trumped Wireworld’s Ultraviolet 5 cable, our previous favourite.

At £55, it seems a luxury, but if you’re serious about digital sound, then you owe it to your ears to at least have a trial listen.

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