The Reference 2 Power cable, introduced in 2021, made it possible to enjoy your music in new ways. The power cable provides an even greater listening pleasure than previous power cables. The Reference 2 power cable, removes the ‘Dirty laundry’ and rubbish from the music giving a more relaxed experience and a feeling the music is part of you. Allowing a true sensation of realism and fulfilment
I love Power cables because good power is essential for your audio system. The reference 2 power cable was a giant leap from the first power cable producer six years ago. And, as technology improved, the benefits have helped in the development of this power cable. It is essential to use the correct length of the power cable to suit your system. And a longer length preferred for a bigger soundstage.
The Interference we call noise can get into your AC power and interfere with your system. And, this ‘dirty’ electricity harms the performance of your audio-video system. If you listen to your audio system in the early hours, you notice how much better it sounds. Cable shielding provides reliable protection from Interference. And, better shielding helps remove external Interference. Also, the innovative in-plug filter gives additional decoupling to your equipment.
The Reference 2 Power cable connections are all Rhodium plated, Cryogenically treated components. The IEC connector provides perfect conductivity with standing 16A / 250V /15A/ 110V/ loads. Also, Rhodium-plated pins are employed as they do not oxidise. And offer greater longevity and better signal contact. The Reference 2 power cable is colour coded and has matching dark brown bands to match the cable colour. The plugs are marked, with a red spot on the positive or ‘Power’ side. And, must check the power socket used for ‘Polarity’ before the connection attempt.
As well as having over three times the prescribed minimum conductor cross-section area, the Reference 2 Power cable comes with superior shielding. And protect sensitive audio components in your system. Good shielding is essential, and a combination of different materials is selected to provide efficient shielding inside and out. There are many materials used for shielding, but I believe the best shielding is Air. And have been able to double the amount of Air used in shielding.
The effects of static are ongoing. And primarily in terms of the surface effects of static build-up and cable performance. The Reference 2 power cable, fitted with Anti-static pads to reduce static build-up. And, I recommend Anti-static fluid sprayed over the surface of audio cables and equipment. This action will help disperse existing charges and inhibit static build-up and further accumulation.
The Reference 2 Power cable allows you to enjoy music and movies with greater realism. And, you will hear the difference in your system during the first seconds! The Soundstage improved; imaging and focus are razor-sharp and spot-on. The ‘dirty laundry’ removed, giving an even cleaner and more transparent presentation. The Bass has more depth and clarity, and detail and micro details more apparent.
The ‘Thermaflex’ tubes isolate the power cable from the floor, providing superior performance. And they supplied with your power cable. Also, an impact-resistant (fully lined) aluminium flight case. A set of keys, Anti-static fluid and a cable test certificate. Which is signed, dated, and carries the cable identification number.
- Cable Diameter: 20.0 mm
- Multi-stranded, ultra-high purity 99.99% OFC
- Conductors size: 3 x 3.0 mm2 (10 AWG)
- HDPE dialectics for each conductor x 3
- Protective conductor – Pure copper (class 1)
- 2-level shielding: pure braided copper
- Secondary shielding: Aluminum foil
- Voltage: 300-500 volts
- Test voltage: 2000 volts
- Temperature: -40 to +70 C
- Resistance: 0.005 Ohms/meter
- PVC Jacket/Teflon/PTFE
- Insulation: PTFE/PVC/ Compound (2 fold)
- Secondary AirGap: DERAY-PBFSP (2 fold)
- Outer sheath: CanuFlex PE-HB (2 fold)
- Anti-static pads (ATS): 2 per cable
- External jacket/Canuflex/AirGap/PTFE/PVC
- Secondary AirGap/PTFE/PVC
- Aluminium Jacket 100% coverage
- Pure copper (Class 1) ground wire
- Internal PVC jacket/Teflon PTFE
- Braided pure copper (two-level shielding)
- HDPE insulation
- OFC conductors – Multi-strand (10AWG)
1.5 Meter Reference Power cable 1497 Euros
2.0 Meter Reference Power cable 1797 Euros
3.0 Meter Reference Power cable 2197 Euros
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