Sutts, I have heard the K-S and the MIT cables and I still think the Sextet is the best cable I have yet heard. Can't comment on the Harmonic never heard it.
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Having owned the Sextet and the Emotion, I don't think there's a definitive answer here. Both are excellent digital ICs but as always are system dependent.
The Emotion may be a slight bit mellower than the Sextet, so if your system needs that the Emotion might be a good choice.
If your system is a tad laid back then the Sextet may be the way to go.
Caveat: I've only used the 1.5m balanced versions of these and have no experience with BNC or RCA terminated versions.
No experience with MIT.
A year ago I replaced the Stealth sextet with the Marigo Apparition Reference Extreme. I believe we all have experience with Marigo Digital IC's in the past and in fact, the Stealth replaced a Marigo 5.8 in 2007. Ron sent me his Extreme Digital IC and it bettered the Stealth by having a more vivid, holographic presentation. Both cables were remarkable at the frequency extremes. Both very transparent, linear and non-metallic sounding. The Marigo more lifelike