I’ve covered a few high end cables, that come with a hefty price tag. But there are also quite a few solid performers at the entry level around $150. So in this miniseries I’ll be covering three copper cables priced at $150 – starting with the Effect Audio Ares II.
Pinky learns just how powerful mid-tier can sound, and desires more.
Hifiman’s updated RE-600 hasn’t aged but matured, bringing extended refinement and restraint in a market that biases first impressions.
Next in line is Noble’s Katana, providing a musical take on reference sound.
What is liquid wood? Is $700 asking too much? These answers and more shall not be found in the following article. Enjoy!
Fiio has returned with another reasonably priced in-ear earphone that seeks to once again challenge our perception of value.
Next in line is Campfire Audio’s Vega; another single dynamic driver that puts on an impressive performance with its big, powerful sound.
Aëdle is a relatively new company aiming to deliver both fine audio AND luxury, with a focus on using high-end materials and nuanced designs.
jelt2359 listens to Vision Ears’ VE5, an outstanding midrange performer.
Pinky takes a journey into the dark, mythical realm of Hybrids, where there be dragons.