We have worked tirelessly over the last 24 months to produce some digital connection cables that perform at a level that takes you closer to ‘end game’ sound than any other cable we have heard. We therefore won’t go into specific details about how this has been achieved for obvious reasons but welcome you to try our cable and hear for yourself what is available with a well designed high speed digital interconnect. Q1 2022 will see the release of our new evolution of the Reference level of digital interconnects, known as REFERENCE SL-D. The research we have been doing on the new Reference SL777 Mains Power Cable and Reference SL832 Analogue Interconnect (also to be released Q1 2022) has led us to evaluate the topology in digital cable form, and the result is astounding; the depth of sound achieved alongside soundstage space and width and tonal richness / detail is quite extraordinary. Currently we have the SPDIF SL-D Ref (BNC & RCA) & I2s SL-D (RJ45) available, with the Reference Ethernet and USB to follow. For further details and pricing please contact us.
Our digital cable range comprises the following:
- MicroPath Reference USB Cable (Inc 5volt Bus) 1-3m
- MicroPath Reference USB Cable (no Vbus) 1-3m
- MicroPath Infinity USB Cable (Inc 5volt Bus) 1-3m
- MicroPath Infinity USB Cable (no Vbus) 1-3m
- Reference I2s Cable 1-3m
- Reference I2s SL-D Cable 1-3m
- Reference CAT7 Cable 1-3m
- Reference SL-D SP/DIF 75Ω 1.5m
- Infinity Digital SP/DIF 75Ω 1.5m
- Infinity Digital AES/EBU 110Ω 1.5m
R e f e r e n c e I2s
100% hand built in the UK, our Ref series I2s cable combines the high quality Telegartner RJ45 or Neutrik NE8MX6-B modular terminal connectors, our proprietary 99.99% pure silver hand polished conductors configured for dedicated I2s digital transmission only, not to be used in an ethernet application. We have taken the design of this critical interconnect to it’s ultimate solution and found that this specific to I2s design has produced a significant sonic improvement over using a CAT6/7 type cable, with more textural detail, space, bass weight / punch and speed, timing /pace all improving in our test system. It is immediately obvious that there is a broader tonal gamut reaching deep into the bass frequencies that make the music less ‘greyed out’ than previously experienced.. This of course becomes our reference and is always available on demonstration. This cable has completely outperformed far more costly options from some very well known brands, hence if your digital equipment has an I2s implemented connection over RJ45 (not HDMI yet) then you really should try this cable to discover what your source is really capable of. The HDMI Version will be available mid 2021.. As there is no ‘standard’ I2s implementation, please enquire specifically for the components you wish to connect.
- £1,550.00 / 1 meter
- £1,750.00 / 1.4 meter
- £1,950.00 / 2 meter
R e f e r e n c e CAT 7
Again 100% hand built here in our workshop from the hand polished 99.99% pure silver conductors outwards; Quad STP with secondary shielding, high quality Telegartner RJ45 terminations and fine silk sleeve. As with all of our cables there is an inherent ‘rightness’ about our sound, and again this applies to the ethernet cable without question. Available to order from 1m to 3m (longer length’s please enquire).
- £1,140.00 / 1.5 meter
- £1,375.00 / 2 meter
M i c r o P a t h USB Cables
We will soon (spring 2021) be announcing availability of two versions of USB cable; design and testing is 95% complete, performance is truly exceptional at both price points. During design and testing our cable outperformed several high cost brands we hold very high regard for in terms of frequency extremes and dynamics, along with finer micro-detail (spatial and recording location cues especially) due to the ultra low noise floor that we have been focused on in all of our cables for some time now.
Our MicroPath Infinity USB cable is targeted at the sub £1k category, is slim and supple and can be supplied with or without the external 5Vbus connection for equipment that does not require this. We have however taken great care with the Vbus implementation to minimise impact as far as we possibly could. This USB cable displays an extremely clean and precise presentation due to the conductor selection, treatment and implementation, along with some small adjustments to the connectors selected. Fitting well within the growing number of systems that are now using our Infinity MK2 range of interconnects, the MicroPath Infinity USB cable will deliver beyond expectation at this critical price point. Pricing is £950.00 / 1m.
Our MicroPath Reference USB has been designed with the same intentions as all of our Reference cables have; to provide the best material choice and construction methods possible that present the most natural full range sonic landscape. All pure silver construction, larger in diameter than the Infinity USB, the Reference builds upon the ultra clear sonics of the infinity, additionally introducing the foundation of bass depth & drive that all of our Reference cables have become known for. Sonic landscape opens up in front of you; precision and space abound maintaining a coherency to the placement and arrangement of the stage. Pricing is to be around £1, 880.00 for 1.0m.
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I n f i n i t y D i g i t a l S P / D I F & A E S / E B U I n t e r c o n n e c t
Handmade from the central 0.7mm 99.99% pure Silver conductor outwards, precision assembly to ensure conformity with the 75 Ohm specifications set by Sony/Phillips. As in all of our cables, we build from the conductor upwards ourselves, by hand. We do not buy in ready made cable, terminate it and call it our own design. In our Infinity Digital, the tolerances are calculated and carefully measured at each stage of assembly to maintain correct characteristic impedance. All cables are then tested for sonic ability in our system, for at least two days prior to packaging.
Our Infinity Digital possesses the most absolute transparency we have heard so far in a digital SP/DIF cable, our recent development to the interconnect has shown in no uncertain terms that digital cables are critical and do make a difference, and at times it can be very pronounced. The soundstage has become so precise, with detail that we had not heard previously. Our Infinity Digital is possibly the best value upgrade you will hear.
- 75 Ω (RCA) and 110Ω (XLR) Digital interconnect.
- 0.7mm SILVER central conductor, co-axial construction
- Furutech FP 3-117R BNC connectors
- Furutech CF 601/602 XLR connectors
- Available in BNC-BNC, BNC- RCA, XLR-XLR.
- £595.00 / 1.4 meter S/PDIF
- £770.00 / 1.4meter AES/EBU (XLR)
As with all of our cables, a 14 day trial period comes as standard, if you don’t think they perform as you need then simply return them for a full refund.