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Cardas Iridium Speaker Cable

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$260.00 to $740.00
SKU: CS-IRIDIUMSPEAKER
$260.00 to $740.00

Sold standard in terminated pairs. Customs lengths & terminations are available a la carte. Please call for details.Keep it in mind...
  • Full-Range - The most common speaker binding-post configuration involving 2 connections per speaker. The (+) binding-post takes the (+) spade/banana carrying the highs, the (-) post takes the (-) spade/banana carrying the mids/lows.
  • Internal Bi-Wire - An alternative speaker binding-post configuration involving 4 connections per speaker. The 2 (+) binding-posts take the 2 (+) spades/bananas carrying the highs, the 2 (-) posts take spades/bananas carrying the mids/lows.
  • A Brief History on Cardas

    Since 1987, Cardas Audio has manufactured premium audio cables and component parts. George Cardas founded the company to perfect audio cables using ultra-pure materials, innovative 'Golden Ratio' resonance-control techniques, as well as uniquely insightful solutions to line-transmission problems. The legendary connections and craftsmanship at Cardas reflect George's pursuit of perfection. Located in Bandon, Oregon, Cardas Audio remains a family business with George in product-design, and his youngest daughter, Angela, managing the day-to-day at Cardas HQ.

    Cardas Audio Iridium Speaker Cable

    Suitable for virtually any amp/speaker combo in both short and long runs, Iridium speaker cable performs as well as others costing much, much more. The cable is soft and flexible for its size, and sonically, you'll notice more bass presence and smoother, more effortless highs.
    Features & Technical:
  • Standard terminations: Cardas CGMS spade or CABE bananas
  • Terminated by hand in Bandon, Oregon
  • Grade 1, 99.9999% pure OFHC copper with SPN clear-coat (Litz)
  • Gauge sizes scaled to 'Golden Ratio' proportions
  • Cross-field layer geometry
  • Insulated in a FEP jacket
  • Twisted-pair geometry with natural cotton filler bound with PTFE tape-wrap
  • Finished in an ultra-soft and flexible, extruded TPR jacket
  • Gauge: 4 x 24.5 AWG
  • Outside diameter: 0.300” / 7.62mm
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    A Heavenly Cable Switch

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    What do you do when your audio gear does not meet expectations? You talk to folks who have auditioned many products and can provide guidance.

    Forums are useful, but human nature often leads us to overrate what we own. I find Chris and the folks at Needle Doctor quite helpful. It is rare to find an audio store where long-term customer satisfaction trumps short-term profits.

    My goal was full-bodied sound. The last resort was replacing recently acquired Audioquest cables, gradually, to evaluate each cable change.

    The TT-PhonoPreamp-Preamp segment replacement brought an "Oh", a start in the right direction. Replacing the preamp-amp segment added a "My". My confidence in the Cardas Irridium interconnects grew.

    Switching speaker cables from AQ Castle Rock to Cardas Parsec brought "God" into the picture. I'm not religious, but only through an "Oh, My God" can a former Catholic altar boy express this much satisfaction. Now to sell the AQ’s and keep the peace at home.