Nordost Heimdall warm???

Hi, I have been reading here that some people think the Nordost Heimdall speaker cables are warm? Warm has never been an adjective used to describe Nordoat in the past. I currently have Blue Heaven speaker cables and I am actually pretty happy with them. They have been the one cable in my system that has survived my frequent component upgrades (maybe more out of laziness than its performance). Anyway, I was looking to get two sets of speaker cables to try true biwiring and the Heimdalls are on my list to try. I really like the speed, transparency, and detail of the Blue Heavens but am looking for a bit more fullness, especially in the bottom end. I wonder if I can get this in the Heimdalls? I am not looking to add or attenuate any part of the signal. I just want a really neutral cable. Your thoughts are greatly appreciated.
I spent some time with the heimdall and the Blue heaven. I think that the blue heaven is a very balanced lower priced speaker cable. The Heimdall is a very balanced super speaker cable. I do think that you will get more bass, deeper, tighter and with greater clarity, also extention in the highs without the brightness that can be found in some other Nordost products. Looking at your system I think that you will really like the Heimdalls and I would recommend a try.
I could be wrong, but I don't think anything with the name Nordost be considered warm. Lean and brighter is what I always hear.
how much money are you going to spend. i would try the stereovox line. they will give you the same detail and speed with a more balanced sound
You might also try the Heimdall interconnects. That is where I found nirvanna in my system. It added some warmth and fullness.

I also tried the Heimdall speaker cables. They sounded very accurate and well balanced as compared to the Blue Heavens. I didn't stick with them though because they seemed just too revealing in my system. Blue Heaven (and my Mapleshade wire) smoothed the midrange enough to keep things fluid.

As I said, the Heimdall interconnect was just the ticket in my system. Great bass, naturalness and transparency too.

Having actually listened to and auditioned the Heimdal I would say that it is definetly not bright and lean. I found much of the other Nordost line brighter but the Heimdal very balanced.
thanks ssglx, you mentioned that the Heimdall ics added warmth and fullness. Would you say they are adding something to the signal? I am trying to achieve as neutral a sound as possible.

davt, did you find the Heimdall sc to be full bodied in a natural way? I mean, does it accurately reproduce whatever it is fed? Are there any areas where you think it may not perform as well?
A cable cannot be cold warm full bodied etc etc

You are all being conned
brizon this is true but a cable can put your system farther forward or further back from the stage

When either was switched in, the Heimdall IC's and SC's each made my system sound noticeably more accurate to my ears. Instruments sounded more correct to me.

With the IC's it was striking and I have tried many and have several to compare with. Most give the impression of "messing with the signal". The Heimdall did not. It was also exceedingly transparent, meaning my system sounded very transparent afterwards. The one possibly deviation from real was a slight sweetness to the upper mids and highs, which I absolutely love.

The Heimdall speaker cables were new out of the box. Again, they were very accurate sounding, very quick, very authorative, but very revealing in the midrange. I heard deeper into the instruments, but I felt I was hearing too much and didn't enjoy listening as much as with my other favorite SC's. I do attribute this to my good but mid-fi electronics. I heard a similar effect once when I tried a higher end Transparent interconnect on my CD Player.
A cable cannot be cold warm full bodied etc etc You are all being conned

Sorry to hijack this thread a bit.
Although true, there is no way we can describe the sonics of cables correctly or accurately. That is what makes reviewing of cables so difficult as we not only need to use all these adjectives to describe the characteristics of cables but also provide a benchmark for comparison purposes.

Back to the original topic, I have the Nordost Blue Heavens s/c, currently using SPM speaker cable. I have the Nordost Frey interconnects, and I believe they are quite similiar to the Heimdall. Contrary to Ssglx findings, I find the Frey to lack bass impact in comparison to the XLO Signature 2, so I can't say which is a neutral cable. With the bass coming forth strongly with the XLO, dynamic swings with music are much improved and not as flat sounding with the Frey. Anyway, to each his own. I know of others who liked the Nordost Frey's presentation.

So satisfied with the results, I am now considering to switch from the Nordost SPM to the XLO Signature speaker cable although I do like the SPM's presentation and can certainly live with them for long-term. I will most likely get the XLO end of this month and report my findings. I really don't know how to describe the sonics of the SPM s/c, but in comparison with the Blue Heavens they sound more controlled from top to bottom with lusher mids and less metallic top-end. Sonic dfferences are subtle but noticeable. No experience with Heimdall.
guys: can anyone tell me which is a better or more expensive spk cable SPM or heimdal.. i just can't find it on the web and nordost stopped making SPM, maybe frey is the replacement>??? thanks and happy listening...
I compared the Harmonic Technology Pro Silway 3 IC with the Nordost Heimdall IC in my system, and found the Nordost seemed to fill out the notes with an increased richness. I suppose you could say it seemed warmer, as the singing voices took on more body, to my ears anyway. I felt a little more connected to female vocals in particular.
I was also surprised, because every Nordost cable I have heard until now seemed lean to me.
For me it was the Frey. especially the speaker cable. It finally felt like nothing was being taken away. I would've stayed at that point but I got a great deal on the SPM speaker cable and Tyr interconnect.

The Tyr was wild, it added this 1/4 of bass to EVERYTHING. Even chimes had more bass if that makes sense. On my system really subtle but there and I like it a lot. The SPM just put more nylon on the guitar strings. It reminded me of the Audience Au24e, but clearer and "quicker" but just as natural sounding.
Markc2, I think your words have described what I have been hearing with various cables. They all seem to hold back something from reaching you, some less than others. Intially some sound very impressive but after awhile, you realise they are thieves.
I have not heard the Tyr. The Tyr IC sounds especially interesting to me. How would you say it compares with the Heimdal?