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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2016, 09:28:18 AM »


Madrigal Levinson HPC interconnect.  A Teflon tape wrapped set of thin pure copper ribbons. No colour indicators so measurement needed to connect the right stuff to the right place in the plugs.  Here done with HiFi Tuning locking RCA plugs. 
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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2016, 07:28:41 AM »


Turned some loooonnngggg QED ref into more shorter ones and re terminated straight wire with Cardas connectors.

those qeds look familiar. 
sounded pretty damn good  :clap:
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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2016, 01:23:19 PM »


Deskadel pure silver cable from Belgique avec plugs de Cardas.

What heat shrink do you use? I can't seem to find anything that shrinks from that wide to very thin.

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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2016, 01:26:06 PM »

What heat shrink do you use? I can't seem to find anything that shrinks from that wide to very thin.

Heat shrink has a shrink spec.   I use a lot of 3/1 ratio shrink. 
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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2016, 01:46:41 PM »
Just a +1 for the cables made by G. Well made stuff.
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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2016, 04:55:21 AM »
Just a +1 for the cables made by G. Well made stuff.

Agreed.

He's a craftsman and a gentleman.
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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2016, 07:41:11 PM »


Madrigal Levinson HPC interconnect.  A Teflon tape wrapped set of thin pure copper ribbons. No colour indicators so measurement needed to connect the right stuff to the right place in the plugs.  Here done with HiFi Tuning locking RCA plugs.

i want these
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Re: Interconnect Builds and teterminations
« Reply #22 on: February 15, 2016, 08:23:58 PM »

Not forgetting the VDH SCS-2 terminations which Hi-Phibian expertly did for me.



The pic does not do it justice - stiff, heavy hose-pipes requiring an ultra-wide turning-circle/floorspace when hooked-up.


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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #23 on: March 01, 2016, 11:55:06 AM »


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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #24 on: March 25, 2016, 09:21:19 AM »
Cardas Musicians Reference. 


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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #25 on: March 25, 2016, 10:12:29 AM »
What I will be looking for when I return is XLR-> 2 x XLR for bi-amping (stereo pair)
This is then a Y-cable from pre to amp

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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #26 on: March 25, 2016, 10:17:03 AM »

What I will be looking for when I return is XLR-> 2 x XLR for bi-amping (stereo pair)
This is then a Y-cable from pre to amp

PS; stunning art in this thread

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The split XLR is no problem.

Thanks for compliment. 
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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #27 on: March 25, 2016, 10:18:42 AM »
I bought some Mogamis terminated with neutrik plugs. He made me these at a very goo price. The service was good and we sat and listened to Giullaume's setup
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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #28 on: March 25, 2016, 10:45:36 AM »
 :rubhands:77
I bought some Mogamis terminated with neutrik plugs. He made me these at a very goo price. The service was good and we sat and listened to Giullaume's setup
And how do the Mogamis sound if I may ask?
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Re: Interconnect Builds and reterminations
« Reply #29 on: March 25, 2016, 10:59:07 AM »
:rubhands:77And how do the Mogamis sound if I may ask?

I am happy with them
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