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Old 06-04-2021, 06:32 PM
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I settled with Cardas all around, mostly Golden Ref. Yes, not the last word in detail, but close enough and very forgiving. Great and consistent customer support experience for many years as well (I am on another continent).
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Old 06-05-2021, 07:33 AM
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I did become a Cardas Dealer also.
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Old 06-05-2021, 07:36 AM
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My audio guy brings over Cardas Clear power cords every time I buy something. I have them in for a while... surprisingly they seem to be a bit warm and lack detail... which to me seems crazy that power cords would have the same bias as interconnects... but, I can only call it as I hear it. But the Clear Beyond is different, I heard an improvement in detail, definition and maybe a drop in the noise floor. So, from my experience they are better... I am getting one for my preamp... if the same effect I will look to do more.

I have WireWorld Silver Electra 7, Shunyata Venom D, DH Labs and a couple others I keep around for comparisons.
I'll definitely give the Clear Beyond power cord a listen, thanks!
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Speakers | Audio Note AN-E/SPe HE | Buchardt A500 | Dynaudio Special Forty | Harbeth 30.2 40th | Harbeth 30.1 35th | Magnepan 1.7i | Magnepan LRS | Omega Compact Alnico Monitors | ProAc SM100 | Sonus Faber Cremona | Sonus Faber Elipsa SE | Spendor A1 | Tannoy Little Red Monitors

Amplification | Audion Premier | Audion Silver Night SE | Decware Super Zen Triode | Dennis Had Inspire Fire-Bottle KT88 | Goldmund Mimesis 27.8 | Goldmund Telos 280 | Jadis DA-8 | Line-Magnetic LM-845 Premium | Nagra Jazz | Naim NAP100 | Pass Labs XA30.8 | PrimaLuna Dialogue Two | T+A V10 | Yamamoto A-08S

Analog | Benz Lukascheck PP1 | Einstein Little Big Phono | Heed Quesar+Q-PSU | SweetVinyl SC-1 Mini | Cleauraudio Concept Performance DC+Clarity+Virtuoso V2 | Clearaudio Innovation Basic+TT5+Lyra Delos | T+A G10+SME M2-9+Benz Glider SL | Transrotor ZET-1+TR-800S+Hana SL | VPI 16.5 | Studer A807

Digital | Auralic Aries | Auralic Aries Mini | Ayon Stealth | Benchmark DAC1 HDR | Border Patrol DAC SE | Innuos ZENith Mk3 | Mytek Brooklyn + TeraDak LPSU | Simaudio Moon 100D

Headphones | AudioQuest Dragonfly Red | EarMen Sparrow | Brocksieper EarMax-Pro | Burson Conductor V2+ | Lehmann Black Cube Linear | Audeze LCD-2 | AudioQuest NightHawk | Mezze 99 Classic | Oppo PM-1 | Sennheiser HD650 | Sennheiser HD800 | Sonus Faber Pryma

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Old 06-05-2021, 06:29 PM
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Old 06-05-2021, 06:50 PM
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This of course means very Special Pricing for AA Subscribers.
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MX136, MC1.2KW(10) MC2KW(2), MCD1100, MS750(2) MVP881, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, HT-2 SUBS(2) HT3F(2) WS350(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) XCS350(2) JL GOTHAM v2 SUBS(2) SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, LUMAGEN RADIANCE SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U 4K PROJECTOR, STEWART 120" MOTORIZED SCREEN, CINEMA-TECH SEATING, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Reference System: ACCUPHASE A250 AMPS, C3850 PRE-AMP, DP950 CD/SACD TRANSPORT, DC950 DIGITAL PROCESSOR, DG-58 DIGITAL EQUALIZER, T1200 FM STEREO TUNER, PS1230 POWER SUPPLY, HRS-SXR CUSTOM RACK w/ M3X SHELVES, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WW PLATINUM CABLES
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MX150, MC501(2) MC1.2KW(10) MC2301(2) MR88, MVP881, MCD1100, MDA1000, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, ESOTERIC K-01X 30th ANNIVERSARY (BLACK) SACD/CD PLAYER, G02-X CLOCK, HT3F(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) JL GOTHAM v2 SUBS(2) JL FATHOM F113v2 SUBS(4) SOUND ANCHOR STANDS(2) KALEIDESCAPE STRATO & TERRA SERVERS 80-TB, LUMAGEN RADIANCE SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U 4K PROJECTOR, STEWART 120" SCREEN, SONUS FABER STRADIVARI, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, FORTRESS SEATING, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Analog Rig: CLEARAUDIO INNOVATION WOOD, UNIVERSAL ARM w/ Da VINCI' CART, 2nd UNIVERSAL ARM w/ GOLDFINGER STATEMENT CART, HRS-MXR REFERENCE RACK-GLOSS BLACK w/ M3X SHELVES, AESTHETIX RHEA SIG PHONO-PRE, BRYSTON BHA-1 HEADPHONE AMP, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Reference System: BURMESTER 911MK3 AMP(3), 088 PRE-AMP, 089 CD PLAYER, 100 PHONO PRE-AMP, 948 POWER CONDITIONER, ACCUPHASE DG-68 VOICING EQUALIZER, AVID ACUTUS REFERENCE SP TT, GRAHAM PHANTOM II SUPREME ARM, BENZ MICRO LP-S CART, GRANDIOSO P1X/D1X STACK, G1X RUBIDIUM MASTER CLOCK, N05 NETWORK PLAYER, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, HRS-SXR CUSTOM RACK w/ M3X SHELVES, SONUS FABER AIDA SPEAKERS, JL FATHOM F113v2 SUBS(2) SOUND ANCHOR STANDS(2) WW PLATINUM CABLES

Library System: GRANDIOSO M1 MONOBLOCK AMPS, C1 LINESTAGE PRE-AMP, K1X CD/SACD PLAYER, G1 MASTER RUBIDIUM CLOCK, E02 PHONO-PRE, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, AERIAL ACOUSTICS 20T V2, AERIAL SW12 SUBS(2), CANTON REF K1’s, VPI HRX TT w/ SDS POWER SUPPLY, ORTOFON CADENZA BLACK CART, KLAUDIO RCM, SHUNYATA DENALI 6000/S v2, SHUNYATA OMEGA QR’s, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Esoteric/Bryston System: ESOTERIC C02-X PRE-AMP, P-02X TRANSPORT, D02-X DAC, G02-X CLOCK, BRYSTON 28B3 CUBED MONOBLOCK AMPS(4), BRYSTON BHA-1 HEADPHONE AMP, SHUNYATA DENALI 6000/S v2(2) EVEREST 8000 POWER CONDITIONER(2) AMR-DP777-SE DAC, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, QUADRASPIRE RACK, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Accuphase/Canton System: ACCUPHASE E800 INTEGRATED, DP570 CD/SACD PLAYER, T1200 FM STEREO TUNER, DG-68 VOICING EQUALIZER, PS530 POWER SUPPLY, CANTON REF K3’s, CANTON REF K5’s, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, HRS MXR REFERENCE MAHOGHANY RACK w/ M3X2 SHELVES, WW GOLD CABLES
Bryston Active System: BP26 PRE-AMP, MPS2 POWER SUPPLY, BAX-1 CROSSOVER, BDA-3 DAC, BDP-3 PLAYER, BCD-3 CD PLAYER, BIT15(2), MODEL T ACTIVE SPEAKERS, 21B3 CUBED AMPS, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, TARGET RACK, WW SILVER CABLES
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: LUXMAN CL-38u SE PRE-AMP, JBL L300 SPEAKERS, BRYSTON BDA-3 DAC, BCD-3 CD PLAYER, BIT15, 3B3 CUBED AMP, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, WW SILVER CABLES

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Old 10-08-2021, 09:21 PM
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I've tried a few power cords on my DNA Stratus headphone amp including a Shunyata Delta V1 (and I'm big fan of Shunyata) but by far the best was a Cardas Clear Beyond power cord. Very balanced across the audio frequency spectrum and a 3D stage, very real. The Delta was just not a good match.
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Old 10-09-2021, 07:05 PM
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The ones you sold me with great satisfaction.
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