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I have heard both in my system...

just not at the same time unfortunately. When Liudas from LessLoss was visiting the US he stopped by to demo some cables and his power conditioner. I have to say the immediate thing that strikes me about the cable is the lower noise floor, but while I'm not 100% certain, I believe it is at the expense of rolling off the top end. The Tel Wire, sounds livelier and more tonally balanced, with better frequency extension as well.

To keep this in some perspective the cables were used on a LessLoss DAC 2004 MkII. I now use two Tel Wire cables, one on the DAC and another on the CEC transport slaved to the DAC. As an aside, this combo came to me with a LessLoss custom clock cable for the CEC and one of their digital cables. Just for fun I swapped out the digital cable for my Creative Cable Concepts Silver Bullet. Again the same effect, more livelier sound. In a demo in southern FL a friend of mine noticed the same thing when swapping out the digital cable for one of his favorites. He mentioned to me that LessLoss uses Ferrite clamps on the digital cable which he felt constricted the sound a bit.

Overall the LessLoss cables are some of the quietest I have heard, but not my cup of tea. Like you though, it might be good to hear both cables in a side by side comparison. If anyone lives near Las Vegas I'd be happy to participate in a comparison.


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