Home Cable Asylum

Interconnects, speaker wire, power cords. Ask the Cable Guys.

RE: PCOCC Direction

Chris Klein of Tel Wire does intensive listening tests to determine what direction his OCC wire sounds best when placed from source to load. It's likely a more subtle thing for OCC wire vs. typical OFC since a substantial lack of so many grain boundaries decreases the effect, which is also the reason why I don't usually choose cryo'd OCC wire when given an option to order non-cryo'd OCC wire.

An important thing for any kind of wire is to orient the return wire in the opposite direction of the signal wire, so when the finished cable is tested by ear in each direction (paying special attention to soundstage height), both wires are in correct relationship with each other. Otherwise, one wire will always be placed in the least desirable direction.


This post is made possible by the generous support of people like you and our sponsors:
  DIY Hifi Supply  


Follow Ups Full Thread
Follow Ups

FAQ

Post a Message!

Forgot Password?
Moniker (Username):
Password (Optional):
  Remember my Moniker & Password  (What's this?)    Eat Me
E-Mail (Optional):
Subject:
Message:   (Posts are subject to Content Rules)
Optional Link URL:
Optional Link Title:
Optional Image URL:
Upload Image:
E-mail Replies:  Automagically notify you when someone responds.