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Audio Cable Reviews

Satin Audio Athena
9.1
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Satin Audio Athena Review

The Satin Audio Athena is the company's new flagship IEM cable from their Olympus Series and comes in both 4 and 8-wire options. The Athena is priced from $415. Disclaimer: The Satin Audio Athena sent to us is...
Satin Audio Medusa
8.8
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Satin Audio Medusa Review

The Satin Audio Medusa is a handmade detachable IEM cable and the flagship of their 'Monster' IEM cable series. The Medusa is constructed from a 26AWg OCC Pure Silver Type 4 Litz and retails for $209.90. Discl...
BTG-Audio Starlight
8.5
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BTG-Audio Starlight Cable Review

The BTG-Audio Starlight CIEM cable is a competitively priced silver-plated copper 4-wire cable adapted for a wide range of IEMs. Retail starts at $125. Disclaimer: The BTG-Audio Starlight CIEM cable sent to us...
Effect Audio Cleopatra
9
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Effect Audio Cleopatra Review

The Effect Audio Cleopatra is a brand new Heritage Series IEM cable composed of 26AWG UP-OCC Pure Silver wire in a Litz build. It is priced at $699. Disclaimer: The Effect Audio Cleopatra was sent to us in adv...
Effect Audio Leonidas II 8-wire
9.3
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Effect Audio Leonidas II Octa Review

The Effect Audio Leonidas II Octa is the next step up from the original Leonidas II using a new mix of Silver and Palladium. The retail price is $1888. Disclaimer: The Effect Audio Leonidas II Octa was sent to...
Sunshine Kiwami
8.6
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Sunshine Kiwami Cable Review

The Sunshine Kiwami cable is a product of the Japanese firm's latest dip-formed OFC copper cable for IEMs with MMCX connectors. It is priced at $199. Disclaimer: The Sunshine Kiwami cable was sent to us in exc...
Effect Audio Leonidas II
9.2
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Effect Audio Leonidas II Review

The Effect Audio Leonidas II is the newly designed successor to the original Leonidas using a new mix of Silver and Palladium. The retail price is $888. Disclaimer: The Effect Audio Leonidas II was sent to us ...
OC Studio Orpheus MK5
8.8
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OC Studio Orpheus MK5 Review

The OC Studio Orpheus MK5 is a wonderful copper 8-wire cable price around $250 or less. This is an entry-level cable for copper purists who love thick bass. Disclaimer: The OC Studio Orpheus MK5  sent to us fo...
Effect Audio Janus
9.2
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Effect Audio Janus Review

The Effect Audio Janus D (Dynamic) is one half of a two palladium infused TOTL cables launched by the Singaporean based company. This is priced at $1399. Disclaimer: The Effect Audio Janus was sent to us a sam...
Effect Audio Ares II+
8.6
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Effect Audio Ares II 8-Wire Review

The Effect Audio Ares II+ is the next generation 8-wire version of EA's excellent entry-level cable the Ares. It is priced at $220. Disclaimer: The Effect Audio Ares II 8-wire was sent to us a sample in exchan...
Plussound Tri-Copper Cable
8.7
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Plussound Tri-Copper Cable Review

The Plussound Tri-copper (Exo) is a mid-fi priced $549 IEM aftermarket cable featuring three different types of copper wire. Disclaimer: The Plussound Tri-Copper cable sent to us for the purposes of this revie...
Astral Acoustics Libra
8.8
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Astral Acoustics Libra Review

The Astral Acoustics Libra is the company's TOTL silver headphone cable and comes in both a 4-wire and 8-wire edition. It is priced from $520. Disclaimer: The Astral Acoustics Libra was sent to us a sample in ...
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The Thor II By Effect Audio

The Thor Silver IEM cable is one of Effect Audio's core or long-term product lines and was originally launched in 2013. You can still buy it today from Effect Audio for around $250 and graze through the various...
Effect Audio Lionheart
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The Lionheart By Effect Audio

I have had quite a few IEMs in the last two years that I have spoken about fondly. IEM's that have great potential only to be held back by a stock cable that serves a basic purpose rather than delivers exceptio...
Ifi Title
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The iEMatch By iFi Audio

Just recently iFi Audio released a small and affordable little accessory called the iEMatch. It’s basically an analog dampener in form of a short dongle that wants to improve the compatibility with sensitive he...