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Jun 22 2017

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Hiend-audio Ziggy “Quantum Zeno” – the newest development in my Power Supply Cables.

Quantum Zeno – this is my newest development in terms of power supply cables for audio.
It is basically ‘based’ on the standard 2x25mm2 “Cheetah” cable, but not quite. There is one additional, major and differentiating process step, one that has been added and successfully applied to the processing of the conductors. Conductors that constitute the Quantum Zeno.

From the outside – It would be difficult to differentiate them, the Quantum Zeno from the Cheetah. At least visually. The sound they deliver – this differs. Due to the outside similarity of the looks of the cables, I actually need to tag them, so that I know which one is which.

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The Quantum Zeno delivers a type of sound that tube fanatics are so fond of, such as after switching from standard foil based signal capacitors in to some lucrative and highly expensive makes of top notch capacitor brands.  The sound is smooth. It is “tuby”. It is organic, but not muffled.

The organic texture of the highly “vacuum tubish” presentation of the sound scene, as delivered by the Quantum Zeno – does not come at a price of the clumsy Teddy Bear syndrome. It is not a sound which is soft and sweet, but with a muffled sounding mid-range and bass.

No such thing. With the Quantum Zeno, the mid-range is very transparent. So are the highs. But there is something … dark.  Something dark and authoritative about this cable. Yes, indeed, it is the separation and the “blackness” of space BETWEEN the sounds on the sound scene.

Initially, I was so impressed by this unique flavor of sound presentation, that be it not for the bad connotations, I would have called this cable the “LORD VADER”, or “Prince of DARKNESS”,  or something. So dark is the space between the sound. So screamingly dark is the silence between the music. No noise. Just music.  Actually, this cable redefines the concept of “volume”.   The volume knob may now be very high, but the presentation of music will not be “loud”.  You simply loose the impression of “loudness”. No such thing as “Noise”. Such as  when your woman screams from the kitchen: “Turn that DARN THING DOWN !!!.  It is TOO LOUD”.

With this cable Quantum Zeno cable, such an angry woman scenario is simply not possible.  “Loudness”, or “noise” – simply disappears. As a concept. The volume knob stops being a regulator of the level of “noise”. Now is simply becomes a means by which you define the level of your “immersion” in the actual event.

Very nice.



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