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VH Audio Spectrum Cable Review by astralpen


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Model: Spectrum
Category: Cable
Suggested Retail Price: $359.99
Description: Spectrum analog interconnect
Manufacturer URL: VH Audio
Model Picture: View

Review by astralpen (A) on June 06, 2006 at 07:57:21
IP Address: 64.119.130.243
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I recently added the VH Audio Copper Spectrum interconnects to my HT system. These run between an Arcam AV8 and a pair of Ming Da 845C tube monoblocks. The short version is that these interconnects knocked my socks off. I am a long-time audiophile with four systems in my house. I have used tons of different high-end interconnects over the years: Siltech, Harmonic Technologies, Cardas, etc. I have to say that these were the most neutral, revealing, yet pleasing interconnect that I have found. There are a number of products out there that have a great sense of immediacy, but I have found that many of them sacrifice a sense of roundness in return for a finer degree of analysis. The Copper Spectrums seem to "lift the veil" and provide that sense of nothing between you and the music, without sounding harsh or overly-analytical in any way. I would recommend these to anyone looking for a neutral sound.


Product Weakness: Be careful handling these, they are delicate.
Product Strengths: Immediacy, tight bass, effortless highs, great "air", neutral, 3D


Associated Equipment for this Review:
Amplifier: Ming Da 845C tube monoblocks
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Arcam AV8
Sources (CDP/Turntable): Jolida 100A CD
Speakers: Opera Platea
Cables/Interconnects: VH Audio Copper Spectrum 2M
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Alternative, Movies
Type of Audition/Review: Product Owner


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