I like anything that uses OCC copper (Harmonic Technology, Shunyata, etc.).
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Personally, I would think that you could use a touch of silver. I've heard your ProAc speakers, and I've owned 9 pieces of BAT gear. While very nice, they both can be a touch on the warm side. Your Cardas speaker cables are also a bit warm. From my experiences, too much of a good thing can be bad.
Now, if you love warm, sweet sound, this may work out well for you.
If you are seeking a bit more resolution, you may consider trying something with silver in it, like Acoustic Zen Absolute.
I've been using all BAT systems for years, and tried many cables. I tried Cardas and they were way to warm, even dull sounding. Right now I use Audioquest Sky and Audioquest Colorado. Both sound really good in system. Music Direct has some really nice deals on the AQ Columbia and AQ Colorado right now. Be careful buying used AQ cables, there have been counterfeits floating around. Good luck.
I agree with Jmcgrogan2 . BAT amps (even Solid states) are more on warm side of neutral. Some Silver IC would add more neutrality and would add more high frequency extension. I use AQ SKY with my BAT 600Se with an excellent result. Some other AQ silver ICs like AQ Cheetah or AQ Niagra would also work out.
I'm with Jafant.....Cardas was the very worst cable I've had in My system...every iteration of Cardas was bad......Sky was an overwhelming success.....but don't use it now. XLR (balanced operation) will work if indeed the equipment is designed for balanced operation...that is....complete separate circuits for the plus side and identical but separate section for the minus side. Many companies put XLR inputs/outputs on their equipment for advertising/bragging, but are not differentially balanced.
Clear Day Cables. Reasonably affordable silver cable with nice XLRs. Very open, extended cable with no edge at all. I use them and have tried them on Pass, ModWright, ARC and Sonic Frontiers on Aerial Acoustics and ProAcs. No risk at all because you're dealing with one of the nicest guy in the business with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Couldn't be any easier.
The Morrow cable silver plated copper ,and not even in the highest purity variety
It sounds highly detailed on thd leading edge ,that being said after longer listens
the naturalness and valance is nowhere near as good as the AQ Sky ,and for a slightly warmer balance the Colorado. Myself and others that have very $$ top notch systems as well as listenjng to live venues I totally agree with the purer the metal the more even balanced as well as electrically correct which is very musical. you would be surprised that at least 6 of your top U.S made dabbles use
Solo crystal, or AQ hoes one step further and I believe micro Polish the surface
Before putting in Teflon tubest per conductor. and the 72v does make a difference ,unplug , then listen plugged in . Music direct gives you 60 days to check them out.
sbank's suggestion has merit. Guitar Center sells the 3’ Mogami Gold Studio balanced cable (with Neutrik XLR’s) for $39.95, the 6’ for a few bucks more. Recording studios use them for their mics. If you don’t like it, take it back. No audiophile bragging rights, but Ralph Karsten recommends it ;-) !
As far as I’m concerned you can’t go wrong with AudioQuest! Whether it’s Colorado, Sky, WBY or WEL they are all amazing. I’d say that Colorado (Water) is the cheapest excellent interconnect cable from AQ and the best Perfect Surface Copper! If you want silver Sky or Wild Blue Yonder won’t affect your budget too much but will make wonders! I’ve used Panther, Cheetah, Sky and Wild Blue Yonder in my system and couldn’t be happier! AQ is definitely a great match for BAT gear!
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