Ridge Street Audio Balanced comes to mind.
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Ridge Street Audio is my choice. I have both single ended and balanced models and have been very happy with both. There was a time when I preferred the one style termination over the other depending on how the music was recorded (intimate or large scale) but that preference changed after I auditioned Robert's latest RCA terminated model. It takes the best traits of both earlier configurations and blends it into a cable that sounds great with any style of music, no matter how it was recorded. It conveys a very large, cohesive sound stage (typically found in balanced designs) with the superior imaging of individual instruments normally associated with fine single ended cables. Note that we use similar digital gear. My digital set-up consists of a CEC TL1-X and Audio Logic's latest and greatest DAC. Also-I owned the big Kharma for 8 months or so and I prefer the RSA.
We have a balanced Poiema!! Master along with the single ended offering. It is a true AES/EBU 110 Ohm cable built from the ground up here just as the single ended I/C is. Depending on the associated gear, it's at least as good as the single ended Poiema!!. Regardless, it's an awesome cable and worthy of your audition...says I.
Rx8man-I had the Orchid for a year or so and it will always be one of my favorites. I think it could be classified as a "classic"....a pioneer product that others would use as a benchmark to judge their own efforts. I find that the RSA betters the Orchid in terms of instrument placement and the ability to convey the space around individual instruments.