Someone out there who has them ? I have a few and honestly I never looked for something else. But now I am looking for another pair of RCA for my next Tonearm (
Has anyone ever received an e-mail response from XLO? Its Web site says someone will respond within 24 to 48 hours. That sure hasn't been the case when I've
XLO, Cardas vs Tara Labs, MIT: which ones
I am looking to improve my system by replacing my Tara Lab Decade IC, looking for getting increase speed, presence and "air". I am considering XLO
Opinion's on XLO's Limited Edition cables
I have read some threads on these cables and seem to be great sounding cables but also making some noise on their price vs. performance impact. I have never
XLO vs wireworld
How would one compare the sonic signature of XLO's signature series to Wireworld silver eclipse? I Have xlo now. Thanks
Sheffield/XLO Test & Burn in CD Directions
Hello, Once again I turn to you for help, and once again I thank you all for the help, knowledge, advice and truly bad jokes you have shared in the past.
Anyone know what kind of XLO speaker cable this is
I am looking into picking these up, the seller thinks they are from the reference series and are about 10-12 years old, any thoughts? a target=_blank
XLO power cords
Hi all, I've seen 2 xlo power cords, one green and the other purple. Can I anyone share : 1) what is the difference between the 2 2) is there a sound
Hi all, recently purchased XLO Reference 3 Balanced interconnects and speaker cables, my question is since these cables are color coded purple and green which
XLO LIMITED EDITION OR NORDOST VALHALLA
Interconnects and speaker cable.Any input would be appreciated? Thx.
XLO Signature Type 4 2 signature house sound
just picked up a dac and looking for a cable. does anyone have have any feedback on the xlo signature 4.2 ? i really like the xlo siganture 2
Straightwire crescendo or xlo sig 3 interconnect
I'm breaking in a wadia s7i cdp direct connect to bryston 7bst monos. Running unbalanced silver audio silver bullets 6.0 now but want to upgrade to balanced. I'
modifying XLO ultra6 speakers cables
I have XLO Ultra6 cables connected to B&W 803N speakers. I am, considering cutting the stripped ends, leaving only 6 wires at both ends of the R and L channel
XLO Signature 3 or RSA Poiema 3
Anyone have a chance to compare these cables? I will purchase one of these, just looking for advice.
any using XLO utlra 12 or DH Labs q10 signature
If you've used ,or are using these do mind letting me know what you think of them? thanks, kory
XLO signature or Reference 3
Hi, Have anyone audition or own the new XLO Reference 3 or Signature 3 cables yet? If so, please share your own experience will be greatly appreciated.
Where I can find the pic of XLO Signature 5 1
Please inform where I can find the pic of the XLO Signature 5.1 speaker cable(discontinued model)
Sheffield XLO set up/test cd
Guys, I have had this CD for over 10 years and was wondering if it's still the norm for setup? Based on the out of phase test, they recommend moving
xlo ht pro ic or signal cables rsc vectpr 2
Just wondering if i were to buy interconnects which would be best in your opionion. the 2 i have in mind are the xlo ht pro wires with the pink exterior or
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etics 800 subwoofer system rewired with XLO signature wire Dunlavy SC-V with Cardas rhodium posts Dunlavy SC-IV with Cardas rhodium
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bles. I have other cables from Kimber, XLO, Siltech and Straightwire (probably some others lurking in the cupboard I have forgotten too). All of them sound as
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is more accurate and reliable than the XLO Test CD out-of-phase track for determining the absolute position on the floor for both speakers. Ye olde move a
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disc combination front end. I am using XLO Ref 1.1. Cable here. I am looking to change this completely with a CD transport & D/A. I am just not able to discover
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rdost SPM, Nordost Vahalla, Kharma, and XLO. I like them better than the Kimber and XLO, for most applications, and they are just a hair away from the SPM, Vah,
Attn Vinyl lovers what CD Player do you use
Wadia WT2000S transport w/ XLO glass cable to a Wadia 64.4 DAC to preamp w/ Venustas XLR. Had 'em for 15 yrs. Haven't heard everything else, but
Interconnect with great dynamics and bass slam ,
roken in for at least three days of the XLO Test CD Break-In Track no. 9. Sound in my system is open, dynamic with exquisite detail and terrific soundstaging.
Small room, "budget priced" speaker advice, please
onductor for $105 for a 6 ft pair, and XLO HT Pro HTP1 (RCA) $ 75 for interconnects. Thoughts?
Anybody tried 20th Anniversary Purist cables
iversary Purist ? Did all the years use XLO and have never thought about other cables until I saw the discussions here.
Best sounding Krell
I currently have tried an XLO and Blue Circle PC and have heard little to no improvements on the Krell. Strange.
Best digital cable to audition
XLO Limited Edition....balanced. Beautifully neutral....
JADE AUDIO Cables
... I compared Jade's Vermeil Gold with XLO Limited Edition between my preamp and poweramp. Result: Vermeil is the better in my system: more musical, smoother but
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Top Ten Speaker Cables of all time
One would be remiss to not include XLO Limited Edition. If the purpose of a cable is to stay out of the way,this one's absence is deafening.
which is better MC phono stage or MM+step up
en I would recommend you to choose some XLO copper wire, 26ga or thinner, for the wiring. It's excellent and "cheap" as audiophile wire goes. Vampire
Wadia S7i direct to amp
et,still waiting to connect unbalanced (XLO Sig 3. -any comments?)and no Pre-Amp sessions but.... Right out of the box this is a FABULOUS CDP !!! I've been an
Cartridge upgrade for VPI Scoutmaster
Wooten, I was using a XLO phono cable. With that, the best loading I found was at 81 ohms. Then I changed to a Purist Audio Venustas.
EMM Lab DCC2 & CDSD Better connection
I have tried several ST cables, Tara, XLO, even some specially polished ones from Wadia. They all provided minor improvement over "off the shelf"
So YOU can't hear a difference in cables
ot; to describe our speaker cables. My XLO Signature Shotguns sound like Rosemary Clooney, the brassy, yet soft, younger Rosemary Clooney. Beats the heck out of
Do power cords make an audible difference
iced a difference, I found that with my xlo reference pc on my amp it made an audible difference the background noise was quiter, but on my cd player it didn't
Interconnect cable upgrade disapointment
cdp and my preamp. i had some htp pro xlo wires in the same place before. I was a bit upset when i didnt hear much of a difference. so i thouht i will just
Electraglide Ultra Kahn / Shunyata Anaconda vx
im to. You have a nice system but all XLO cables?
For those who "sold" Dynaudio Evidence speakers
parent Reference XL-MM, interconnect is XLO Limited Edition, power cords are Transparent reference. Beside the Krells I had a few more solid state power amps. I
Why my system has detail but no body & warm vocal
r 4tc (which has NO bass by the way) to XLO Pro 12. Warmth, and body came back to my system in a big way, with much better soundstaging and imaging to boot!
Another Cable Burn in Question
A outs and my new ic is XLR. I have an XLO test and burn-in CD with demagnetizing and burn-in tracks. Would there be any advantage in terms of burn-in time to
speaker cables for Wilson Sophia
ardas is a good choice, my favorite was XLO Limited Edition (super Top end, Air and Life in the upper Highs, excellent speed and Body...)
Wadia 170i and Benchmark Dac1 anyone try it
Dave, I used XLO 4.1 signature digital cable then and was really pleased with digital. Using tube buffer/DAC is like using honey
Modwright Oppo 105
nd. I ran my modded Oppo 103 in on the XLO Test CD burn in track for a few days before listening to anything. noto bene - The Oppo responds very well to WA
AntiCables v Morrow
es and it was a huge difference over my XLO reference 600 & Goertz cables. Big sound change. Very smooth added detail and separation of instruments, wider
Any cables that give more bass
Xlo speaker cables are known to improve strong on the bass, but they are expensive. Bass traps will weaken the bass even
Kubala Sosna Cables I don't get it
bat gear... my personal fave is xlo signature2..i have tried a lot of ic's over the years and they are still my reference- very transparent with
Denon DL 103R cartridge update
(pre Berylium) tower speakers & Morrow /XLO cables. I listen mostly to jazz, quartet (where possible), Blue Note, Monk, Coltrane, Hancock, Rollins, Crusaders (pre
BEST TONEARM CABLE PURIST VENUSTUS GRAHAM IC 70
Great information, I am using a XLO Signature for my Graham and I am interested in these results. I think, the most critical part is the airy high
Speaker Wires on Carpet
ith the positive and negative twist had XLO TYPE 5 previously which are twisted this is where I first tried this experiment which definitely
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rdas Golden Reference, Tara Labs Air 1, XLO Signature, and many others that I've heard.
Acoustic TReatments What, How much, & Where
I use "The Sheffield/XLO" test and burn in disc. It provides some tracks useful in set up including some good out of phase tracks as well
Sonus Faber Guaneri Homage or Extremas
orking with Mcd500 and all connected to xlo cables. Thinking about changing the Mac amp but want to stay with McIntosh, any suggestions?
phono cable suggestions
XLO signature 3.1 phono is the best performance/value in my opinion. I have not heard anything better than it yet. I'm
Copper vs Silver interconnects
Try NBS and XLO lines. They have superb copper cables.
O C D Speaker placement
sing the speaker placement track on the XLO Test CD or similar you're not even close. Tip - speakers should be placed much closer together than most people think.
best rca cable for deep controlled bass
und for deep, tight, controlled bass is XLO signature. Back in the day they were highly rated by Stereophile and TAS, Then it was the "Signature 1.1"
I've come to the realization
don't change any frequency in sound is XLO Signature. Check it out, can be amazing.
Are upgraded power cables really worth the money
ich is 13 years old now and it was $150 XLO cable. I didn't like it and instead opted for some cheap $60 power cable cable. I found that the XLO made the sound
- Out of Phase (speaker set-up) of the XLO Test CD. Track 3 allows you to find the absolute best locations for both speakers. No more guessing by moving a
Wadia direct into amp, Sound a bit too lean
XLO Unlimited or limited will definitely help fix your
Cheap Interconnects from Hong Kong
ct be the raw materials supplier to AQ, XLO, or Kimber , but they are not selling authentic product. Now as to that making an audible difference???? My $
Anyone try and compare the Halcro SSP 100 or 80
d, I was speaking with Smitty at XLO Cables yesterday and we were discussing Balanced cables. He said that machines made in the US vs machines made to
Hales owners discussion
3 preamp, and a Meridian 508/24. I use XLO for interconnects, and Cardas Golden Cross biwired. There is nothing I have heard in twenty years of the hobby that
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rders. They use to provide one made by XLO. Also see this AudiogoN ad from Dedicated Audio. a target=_blank href=http://cls.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/cls.
Best redbook CD playback system for 30k
ment Wadia 861 CD player $6,000 used XLO Limited Ed. IC's $1500 used XLO Ulimited Ed. speaker cables $1500 total $30k or less used $
Bryston Vs Classe
s at very least 100 hours with music or XLO break-in tracks. Bryston's break in is with a single test tone at 10KHz, great for weeding out weak components, not
Who is a big high end cable manufacturer
des Monster MIT Audioquest XLO Straightwire Nordost Cardas Kimber And many of the (high priced by necessity, not greed) smaller
.0 software was running clocklink using XLO TYPE 7 AT&T glass cables which are clearly better than the Wadia cables.
sounstage too big bad thing
weekend found a good deal on a pair of XLO signature5, fantastic cable, very open with weight, and tons of detail, now my problem is, that the soundstage is so
Help Speakers trapped on bookshelves
Plus Oval One and speaker cables are XLO ER-12. My home office is in a penthouse room measuring 6ft wide by 13 feet long, and the speakers are relegated to sit
Speaker cable advice
runs. I am considering goertz, kimber, xlo, etc. I would like them to be biwired Any suggestions?
Phono Cable Suggestions
A excellent Phono cable is XLO Phono Signature (Copper) and the one from Audioquest LEOpard with 72vDBS (silver)
Seas Millennium Break in time
..but it lasts for 1 and a half minutes.xlo burnin lasts longer.claims that these tracks completely burnin at all frequencie extremes using brown,pink noise.i say
Who makes Beautiful / Attractive Speaker Cables
xlo makes a nice purple.
Do speaker cables really matter
agree, PC's do make a difference, I use XLO with Oyaide Plugs and the PC from Oyaide (~ Tunami)
Power Conditioners to reduce Sibilance
s changing cables and ICs, I use mostly XLO ultra and signature which are expensive for those who are still recieving education and I would prefer not to
passive preamp matching
use a TLC-1 with a B&K 2140 through 1m XLO cables. I wont have the option of changing the preamp in the near future. Also planning to use one of the tape outs to
rd. Two sets of cables 1)Argento Flow 2)Xlo Signature. I was able to listen to ProAc 100 all good except for the lower bass (a bit blurred) think that the in
any other XLR interconnects i should demo
and budget, you can't go wrong with the XLO's Signature 2 or Signature 3. The best in tight bass and detail in the high but not harsh. It is made of very pure
Interconnects for Nordost Valkyrja speaker cables
ver the years and i always come back to xlo signature 2 for ic's....they are utterly neutral with incredible resolution all the through range (in my opinion)
Cables for McIntosh Equipment
really well with Mcintosh gear. I tried XLO, Nordost, Cardas, LFD and Kimber on my system and settled on the CRL bundle. Cardas Golde Reference would have been my
Tone arm cable for SME V
I use a XLO Phono Signature. It is available with a right angle DIN to RCA cable. This one is specially made for phono, not like
Best interconnect for bass only
My suggestion to you is: XLO sig3 I/C, you can find it used for about $450 to $500,great bass extension and very very tight and tuneful bass, mid
Interconnects with smooth highs 4 Manley Stingray
as lacking in bass slam compared to the XLO Signature 2. I would concur with several recommendations on Acoustic Zen Silver Reference II -smooth highs but not
Revisiting the Kimber KCAG
range or lower) including Siltech, XLO, Cardas, Staightwire, and some of the internet-only jobs like Oritek, Signal Cable, and Guerilla. Some worked well in
Name 1 Cable in your system you could not live w/o
Speaker cables: I am about to try XLO reference. I just bought three biwire runs. I will try them up against my Krell Path (that I have been using for a
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nergistic Master Coupler with a pair of XLO cords and found that the Synergistic had a much better midrange with more sparkle, especially on piano recordings.
phonocable for dynavector xv 1s
aham Phantom , ASR Exclusive phono and XLO Signature 2 phono cable. Throughout the past few months I have compared only a few phono cables with my new
Graham 2 2 tonearm cables
I use XLO Phono Signature with that Arm. It is better than the Graham cables.
Good USED Speaker Cable Choices for 300 500
Plus Oval 9 Purist Audio Aqueous XLO What seems to be the best bang for the buck Speaker Cables out there USED in the $300-$500 price range which might
Cables for low power amps and Horns
rious and dazzling and the sound of the XLO Unlimited is superlative, smashing, magnificent, superb and impeccable...
An Experiment in Speaker Placement
he Vandersteen guide, get a copy of the XLO reference disk (available at Amazon.com) to fine tune steup. It uses in-phase and out-of-phase signals and and the
for an additional three days using the XLO burin-in CD track, and they sound nice once again. Any thoughts or ideas you have are welcomed. I had not used the
ICs with great natural sounding highs
XLO Reference/Signature Audioquest
Need advice on speaker cables
Check out the XLO green and lavender for sale by: Terraplane8bob I bought 3 bi-wire pairs from him. They were owned by a
Gryphon Diablo or Accuphase E 450
Elemente Cerapucs, speaker cabling is XLO Unlimited with Accustica Applicata DAAD diffusers behind. My sources are a Raven AC TT with various arms, carts and