Alpha-Core offers a generous free trial period. I think you will enjoy them. I urge you to try them for yourself.
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I have heard them a couple times with Vandersteen speakers, but not in my system. They sounded great. I was told that the length of the cable needs to be kept short or they can sound a little lean. In the setup I heard the cables were 1 meter long. Again I have not compared them myself, but was told they were better than any of the audioquest this person had tried. I know you didn't ask, but the MI2s sound great with the 2ces and so do anti-cables that I use with my 3as. I did compare audioquest cables up to mount blanc to the MI2s and preferred the alpha cores.
I had 3A sigs and Quicksilvers V-4's. I tried Kimber, Synergistic Reasearch but preferred the Audioquest Earth Seris, copper with detail. There is a 4' set of Mont Blanc Bi-wire on Agon for $525.00!!!! I heard MB's in my system and they are very nice with Vandy & Quicksilver, they have the same sound as the Volcano just a pinch "smaller" the Gibraltar has a pinch "smaller" sound than the MB's. I could have lived with the MB's but went with the Volcano.
Why would you bother with anything else when Anti-Cables is so neutral, transparent, and inexpensive. I'm using it for all my cables after extensive listening tests with as many top shelf cables I could borrow. Only Audioquest Silver (Sky/Everest) are in the same league, but very much more expensive. That is my take on my system. You should audition for your own satisfaction.
When I got my Sig IIs, I had a single run of Cardas Neutral Reference with a jumper made of POS 12-gauge wire. Although I mostly enjoyed the sound, I was bothered by a veiled quality of voices and acoustic instruments. After a failed Ebay attempt to get a second run of Cardas, I lucked into a good deal on two used pairs of Ayre cables. Made a tremedous improvement on the midrange and I've been very happy with my system ever since. Stringreen, I considered the Anti-cables, but the user reviews are mixed so I decided to go with, for me, a known quantity.
The Alpha-Core MI copper series is a lot less expensive than the Alpha-Core silver AG series, and all in all a better comparison to the Anti-Cables in materials and price. In as much as these brands differ, they have much in common.
I suspect that with most amplifiers used with Vandersteens the MI 2 and AG 2 would probably be the best match. I would recommend two seperate identical runs terminated with Alpha-Core's silver spades when possible and absolutely recommend the use of Alpha-Core's RC networks. The Alpha-Core web site offers a guide based on amplifier power and length of runs. They also offer a generous free trial period.