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Old 01-14-2021, 04:05 PM
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Hello!

I just got a used TRANSPARENT AUDIO ULTRA MM2 SPK CABLES and there's no arrow about direction to connect, so in one end I have a bent spades and the other one flat spades, I'm assuming that the bent spades it's for amp connection and the flat one for the speakers as the TRANSPARENT AUDIO ULTRA LOGO it's going this direction.
Any comments will be appreciate it.

thanks in advance
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Old 01-14-2021, 04:07 PM
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Hello!

I just got a used TRANSPARENT AUDIO ULTRA MM2 SPK CABLES and there's no arrow about direction to connect, so in one end I have a bent spades and the other one flat spades, I'm assuming that the bent spades it's for amp connection and the flat one for the speakers as the TRANSPARENT AUDIO ULTRA LOGO it's going this direction.
Any comments will be appreciate it.

thanks in advance
Not trying to instill doubt, or fear but; are you sure they are authentic?

All Transparent cables that I have seen have arrows, or writing for proper direction.
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Old 01-14-2021, 05:40 PM
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Hello!

I just got a used TRANSPARENT AUDIO ULTRA MM2 SPK CABLES and there's no arrow about direction to connect, so in one end I have a bent spades and the other one flat spades, I'm assuming that the bent spades it's for amp connection and the flat one for the speakers as the TRANSPARENT AUDIO ULTRA LOGO it's going this direction.
Any comments will be appreciate it.

thanks in advance
Do they have networks (the little plastic box of top secret electronics)? If yes, the networks always go to the downstream end.
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Old 01-14-2021, 06:34 PM
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Yes they have it, and have found that the bent spades goes to the speaker
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Old 01-18-2021, 12:22 AM
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Recently bought a transparent reference gen 5 (brand new) speaker cable and balanced interconnect.
At first, everything was perfect. Pitch black background, bass like a subwoofer, and
Silky extended highs—just right for my taste. Problem is i now have at least 100 hours
Of break in and its starting to open up some more leading to excessive piercing
Highs.

My question is: do i need re calibration to match my system and pmc mb2se speakers.
Or will the highs still settles down after another 100 hours?


What power cords are you using? The power cords in my experience tend to smooth things out quite a bit. I think they make as big a difference or bigger than IC and speaker cable.
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Has anyone tried Gen 6?
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Old 07-01-2021, 01:12 PM
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Has anyone tried Gen 6?
I'm picking mine up tomorrow. They're supposed to be coming in to my dealer's warehouse today. Will have to allow ample burn in time for transparent cables. I upgraded my speaker cables and XLR cable between amp and pre. I'm at the Super level. I ordered them in May. They were scheduled for fabrication at the factory on June 17th. Delivery due to dealer today.
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Old 07-14-2021, 02:53 PM
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Belly of The Beast!

Enjoying the Reference XL and Reference MM2 biwire speaker cables.
Actually sound great with my Wireworld Platinum Eclipse 8 XLR interconnects.


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Old 07-19-2021, 07:26 PM
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All my cable is Transparent Audio Ref MM 2. I’m considering improving on power. Choice is either upgrading Ref MM2 Power Cable to Ref 6 XL Power cable to my mono blocks or adding Power Isolater to mono blocks and digital source. My system needs more definition in lower frequencies. Please advise
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Old 07-21-2021, 02:02 AM
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All my cable is Transparent Audio Ref MM 2. I’m considering improving on power. Choice is either upgrading Ref MM2 Power Cable to Ref 6 XL Power cable to my mono blocks or adding Power Isolater to mono blocks and digital source. My system needs more definition in lower frequencies. Please advise
Are you thinking about Gen 6 XL power cord? I don't believe the power cord, power isolator, and digital cable incorporate Gen 6 technology yet. Only the analog cables are Gen 6, so far.
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