We started with a dropveter. Now that certainly doesn’t sound bad, but it is a bit raw and flat if you know the level our reference system can play at. We hear mostly raw ‘s-sounds’ and ‘f-sounds’. All a bit dirty. In addition, we miss real microdetail. In short: not such a great success.
Supra Cable EFF-IX
Founded in 1976 by Thomas Jenving, Supra is from Sweden and is a no-nonsense company par excellence. Its products have a distinctive blue color. Well… that’s sensitive to taste. But so are Noctua’s fans (creamy brown, who comes up with it). However, everyone knows it’s a Supra cable. And that’s worth something, right?
When we hook up the Supra after the reference dropveter, the dirty s and f sounds are immediately gone and we hear a lot more space and refinement. This is a step that anyone with a decent pair of ears and a system with some resolution can hear. No argument…
If we take notes we see terms like: rhythmic, open, fast and also ‘fresh’. At first we did not expect this from a Supra cable. Although that does fit with a ‘Nordic country’. But… it is fresh without sharpness. Unless, of course, the edge is in the recording.
All in all, a pleasant cable that makes a clearly audible step in resolution, refinement and imaging!
|Tested length||1 meter|
|Price (1 meter)||140 Euro|