SHARKWIRE Musical No.2

TR19.11.2011

Speaker cables

The Sharkwire was a slightly introvert cable. A listener becomes an observer than is not a part of what happens in the music. Thus the listening becomes a kind of detached experience, as opposite to emotional involvement. However, the Sharkwire is a real entry-level cable so one does not expect miracles at its friendly price point.

Funkce a forma

96%
Ergonomie
14%
Zvuk
50%
Zpracování

The Musical No.2 uses SuperOFC copper strands in polyethylene dielectrics. The outer jacket is PVC. The Sharkwire is quite simple and looks like an ordinary wire off a supermarket shelf. The olive green PVC jacket does not wear any protective fabric so the Sharkwire is very flexible with its 25mm bend radius. The cable in this review was terminated in ordinary gold-plated bananas.

Nízké frekvence

Váha
40
Výbušnost
40
Artikulace
38

This review is a part of The Low and Mid-tier Speaker Cables Megatest that includes 18 different speaker cables. The pilot article is available at SPECIAL EDITION REVIEWS section of Audiodrom.

Čistota rozlišení

Detail
26
Vzduch
20
Transparentnost
20

Tonální věrnost

Témbr
18
Dynamika
20
Časování
20

Despite its ordinary looks it is not a bad cable, just maybe too...ordinary. The good thing is that it does not try to impress and thus it does not sound boomy or super hot. The more I listened to it the more I liked it as it did not induce any listening fatigue in me.

Prostorovost

Trojrozměrnost
20
Šířka scény
20
Hloubka scény
16

The Sharkwire is a soft sounding cable that reminded me of vinyl records. Its 'liquidity' is not bad for ears and provides the necessary listening comfort - not unlike the AudioQuest cables in our test. Unlike the AudioQuests the Musical No.2 is more closed in and veiled. The lateral soundstage is okay, however the cable puts you in the perspective of 15th row in audience which erases immediacy and the contact with a perfromer.

Cena v době recenze:3 200,- Kč

Doporučení prodejci

HTP Studio, Praha, tel. +420 606 346 822

Připojené komponenty

  • Sources: Primare CD32, Luxman D-05 and Accuphase DP-510
  • Amplifiers: Primare I32, Luxman L-590AX and Accuphase E-560
  • Interconnects and speaker cables: Krautwire Fractal, Cardas Clear, Homegrown Audio DNA
  • Loudspeakers: Audio Physic Virgo V, Dynaudio Confidence C1 and Xavian Giulia, Chario Constellation, Xavian Preludio, Revel Ultima Studio2, B&W 805 Diamond and Atohm G 1.0
  • Power conditioning: Nordost Thor (modified), Snakeblock, Nordost Valhalla

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