Go check out www.audioasylum.com under the cable forum. Alot of info there. I currently have the A+ Oval 9 and find them better than the pair of JPS Superconductor+ I purchased.
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Oval 9's are excellent cables irregardless of price. I have audio physics virgos and am using some oval 9's. Another great cable I've used with audio physic is the $1100 nordost red dawn. I could not a/b them, but they were both flat out superb. I've tried 3-4 cables that were not. I have some nordost spm's coming in in two weeks. I'll post the comparison of oval 9 to spm. We shall see how good they 'really' are. Either way, the oval 9's are world class, and no, I don't sell them.
My experience with speaker cables is usually whatever works best with a tube amp may not work so good with a solid state amp and vice versa. MIT is a good example of a cable that will sound great on solid state but dull and lifeless on some tube amps. Likewise, I currently use XLO speaker cables on my tube amps but once I tried them on a class A solid state amp and it sounded awful. Also, buying used w/o auditioning is very risky.
Serrendippity! I just traded email with Allen @ Immedia (the AP importer here in the US) and he suggested I check out the
Oval 9 and the Di Marzio Mpath for the TempoIIIs I bought from him.
I'm using a Classe CAV150 to drive them and have tried a pair
of Kimber 8tc which sounded very controlled and detailed in my admittedly bright room.
Any other experiences or suggestions are welcome.