Thanks for sharing, do they sell direct or through dealer network?
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With all due respect hiendmmoe, I strongly disagree. Cables costing $3,600 (or $1,500 for the cheap one) do not qualify as "Giant Killers" by any stretch of the imagination. Furthermore, silver-plated copper, cryo treated, with a carbon fiber sleeve and FI-50 connectors, is just assembling a bunch of high quality parts. Doesn't mean it won't sound good, but there's no advanced technology or innovation here.
At Jaguar we offer expensive power cables, but they're from companies like Audio Magic and Wywires, designed with innovative materials and techniques. My definition of a Giant Killer is our 2M power cable from Nanotec Systems in Japan. Triple PC continuous-crystal-copper (from the Japanese factory, not Taiwan) and coated with a mixture of gold and silver nano-size particles (about $400 with Furutech FI-11 connectors). I replaced most of the $1,500-2,000 cables in the Jaguar Reference System with this cable as soon as I heard it.
Fork. You strongly disagree with what? my cables have replaced some of the most expensive cables in the highest performance systems in this country. to say I have just assembled "a bunch of high quality parts" is completely ignorant of what I do, or my product, and undermines and devalues the 20 years of experience building high performance audio cables. "no advanced technology or innovation"? lets go down the list of things I was doing BEFORE anyone else.
1. before wbt or anyone else was marketing "lowmass" connectors I was hand making them out of pure silver, and going completely against the grain of massive impressive looking connectors, because I found lowmass connectors sounded better.
2. cryogenics. I was one of the industry firsts, only Meitner was doing this before me.
3. carbon loaded anti static dielectrics, now a common thing, no one was using this to my knowledge back in the 90s.
4. Aircore dielectrics, I was doing this before nordost was even a company, because I found that the less plastic and more air around the conductors sounded better.
5. Ribbon conductors. now you can find them everywhere, I was one of the first to use them.
I also have my silver and copper made to my spec from American companies, (which is very expensive) because I can trust what is being made for me, one of the biggest and least talked about things in my industry is the fraud and claims of wire purity. My educated guess is 95 percent or higher is not what it claims to be. Even well known Japanese companies are actually having their products made in China. I will tell you from experience that all the "nano sized gold and silver particles" in china will not contribute to better sound quality. If a person has actually auditioned my cables and do not think they are worth the cost of investment, I respect that, but please do not tell mike you disagree or that he is wrong about Sain Line Systems, when you obviously have never heard them, Just to pedal your lower cost goods. I have spent my adult life trying to make a better sounding audio cable, I put my heart, soul and name behind everything I do, I will proudly put my cables up agaist anything on the market, regardless of cost.
Thank you, Christopher Sain
Fork with all due respect Nanotec cables are very good but not giant killers! I import them as well and have sold many of them but also sell other cables that are vastly superior IMO. (and I will not name them here it's the wrong forum).
Chrissain your cables sound/look amazing maybe some day I'll get to hear them!
Just adding on this older post. The Sain Chord power cable on my ARC pre-amp has been/is a game-changer for my system (Wilson Audio + ARC Ref + Lumin + Transparent Super cables/ICs).
It made a similar, but greater, enhancement than going from Transparent Super to Ultra speaker cables. I would say the same magnitude of change as when switching from Ref 3 to 5se preamp.
If you have ARC, and are thinking of upgrading speaker cables, you owe it to yourself to strongly consider grabbing one of these power Chords from Sain first.