Eric, it will be interesting to learn how they sound. It does look as though it would be a P-I-A to terminate.
Dan / @islandmandan ,
I use crimped copper sleeves, which then go into screw on terminals like WBT or Furutech.
I think maybe the big issue would be stripping the cable though. :) I have no idea how easy those rectangular cross section insulators come off.
Then it's just a matter of putting on the Techflex and shrink wrap on int he right order.
However, I also tried Audio Sensibility OCC ICs and they were not as good as my center wire + /sheath - OFC ICs so not sure how these IC cables would compare.If you tried the Audio Sensibility copper mid/lower end interconnects, these use stranded copper conductors. They aren't actually that good. However, their top end Signature series uses solid-core pure silver and they are quite good for the money if you are looking for a silver interconnect cable. It uses Furutech XLR terminations which have a heavy coating of gold and help compensate the silver to add a warmth to the sound.
But back to Erik's initial post, I find these new Neotech cables to be very interesting. I have not worked with the Neotech rectangle conductors, but I agree with others that they would be a pain to terminate. The performance could be quite excellent, but I've never tried them.
@erik_squires - take a look at this DIY option - lots of members like them :-)
Duelund conversion to DIY Helix Geometry Cabling | Audiogon Discussion Forum
I now use Solid Neotech UP-OCC copper wire on all my Helix cables and it is very good
Regards - Steve