Thanks for the post, I didn't realize that KS Park was designing cables.
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Yes. Kang Su Park designed and started a second company, ZL Technologies in partnership. ZL lineup is the product of cable re-design. David Beetles (Allnic and ZL world wide distributor), who I stay in touch with over the years and share new discoveries, called me up and told me about these cables. He sent me some for trial and I ended up with a loom.
Interestingly one of the more recent reviews I read also ended up replacing his Antipodes Reference cables and mirrored his findings and did the same. Antipodes command my respect.
I am encouraging Kang Su to make a BNC digital cable and Neutrik Power cable. But the molds for the terminated ends are a sizable investment. I have not heard the RCA Coax digital cable yet, but it is a strong seller for being the most modest price in the product lineup. From my experience, the source cables have the greatest impact. Interestingly ZL-5000 speaker cable sell second to the ZL-5000 power cord.
I will post more findings when appropriate. I have some ZL-5000 Speaker cable on order.
Cable pricing is an entire topic for another thread and is not limited to just cables. That said, I would say I have invested in the Ultimate Reference Loom by High Fidelity. I was unimpressed and sold it for at or near what I invested into them, with work. I have invested in may pure silver cables both power and signal and again was with limited benefit. I do like the Audience series cables and they are great value for the noticeable benefit. The ZL Technologies side by side to the AU24sx are, to borrow the phrase, 'a new octave' in benefit.
I suspect ZL Technologies sell additional lengths at or near production costs. My unbalanced cable from 1 meter pricing to 10 meters increased the price by 80%. My antipodes cables 1 meter or 10 meters were sold on a per meter basis. Their limit was 5 meter, so I purchased a 5, 3 and 2 meter to minimize junctions but allow for re-sale. I still have and can not sell my 5 meter cable.
I purchased my cable from David Beetles from Hammertone. I recommend him. Corby Audio in Canada, and Albert Porter of Porterhouse. When I purchased from David, I purchased 2 power cables then immediately purchased 6 more and the 10 meter cable. My power cables all were 3 meters -- he retrospectively discounted the cable from 3 months before and discounted on a loom. If someone is interested in a bulk or group buy, I am certain deals can be found.
Another cable I like and sold over these- Vertere,
Disclosure - I never found a good pure silver design cable than Antipodes Reference. But they use pure 24K gold from the neutral wire. They are unshielded weaved in organic cotton, not that the organic part matters. The weave is important too. These cables were 4x the cost of ZL.
From a recommendation, I picked up a cable cooker from a friend used and I am impressed with the results. Impressed is an understatement. Previously I was a skeptic and never believed in these devices. I am ordering some speaker cable and complete my loom. I can say without question these topped my Antipodes reference cables which themselves topped the Ultimate Reference by High Fidelity. Below are the review links that I am aware of to date. Many of these came out in recent months:
Purist Cable is very very expensive, more than most systems out there. Even at 50% off which is rare still remains a huge investment beyond most everything except High Fidelity. What limited experience I have with Purist, I respect what they offer. They just are out of my price point. I have not done a comparison between ZL Technology and Purist. Albert is one of the most direct, knowledgeable and honest dealers I have hand the pleasure to work with. I defer to Albert for this thoughts regarding how these two brands differ.