Kimber Hero's are great or if dollars are important the PBJ's can not be beat for the money.
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i have auditioned kimber select, i have owned kimber pbj and auditioned kimber hero. i would stay away from all of them, given your characterization of the cdp player.
none of the kimber cables are warm. warm is a coloration. kimber aims for neutrality.
call them up and ask them what their philosophy is.
it is very hard to find warm cables. no designer will admit to deliberately producing a colored cable.
finding one is very difficult.
there are no syrupy, dark, veiled , slow, carmel colored cables, period ! they don't exist, they never existed and no designer would ever design them.
If everybody shares the same thinking or philosophy as yours, I reckon there wouldn't be any discussions on CD players, amps, preamps, speakers or cables. In fact the forums wouldn't exist. Reviewers won't be able to use any adjectives to describe the product in review or make any comparisons. And only one line will be applicable :-
------------------All products are designed towards neutrality ----------------
Or do you mean something else?
i like a dull, veiled, laid,back, boring sound capable of putting me to sleep. i hate treble and i don't like detail. i like subtractive coloration to such an extent that all recordings sound the same. you can talk about detail, neutrality all day long.
You have a unique set of listening biases-I was seeking clarification from the OP to determine if they are looking for what you project to enjoy. I do not begrudge you your personal preferences nor do I not assume others are looking for the same things you are-your position is, I believe, not widely held among the greater audiophile community.
i will try to clarify. my own personal preferences are unattainable. i now recognize that i will not find products which will give me the presentation i like.
they don't exist.
most manufacturers aim for neutrality, but they don't achieve it.
most products deviate slightly with respect to additive and/or subtractive coloration. very few products exhibit gross distortion, either allegedly pleasant or unpleasant.
my position on cable is very simple. listen, listen, listen. don't expect a very warm sound from any cable.