Atlas Ascent Grun Speaker Cable (Stereo Pair)
All cables lose some of the audio signal or add their own colouration. Ascent is engineered to reduce this signal loss to extremely low levels, making it the ideal partner for full-range wide bandwith loudspeakers.
A sophisticated speaker cable offering a true taste of ‘high-end ’ performance for discerning audiophiles.
Ascent is the first speaker cable in our product hierarchy to use OCC (Ohno Continous Casting) copper connectors with a total 3.5mm² diameter. The increased conductor cross-section gives superior low-frequency performance in comparison to Ascent 2.0. These ultra high purity ‘5N’ (99.9997% purity) conductors are extremely transparent to the signal being passed, their mono-crystal structure ensuring minimum signal loss. For the dielectric, we use a high-efficiency PTFE (Teflon™) which again imposes virtually no signal degradation.
In conjunction with our cold-weld, wideband Transpose connectors, which give a superior connection to conventional solder or screw fixing, the result is a cable with little discernable character which allows your system to convey a level of detail, speed and dynamics which might well surprise you.
Transpose Modular Termination System
This cable is fitted as standard with the Transpose Modular Termination System, which allows easy switching between expanding 4mm connectors, spade and Z-plugs as your requirements change.
Expanding 4mm plugs are the standard configuration, please specify at time of purchase if you require an alternative connector.
Grun. Coherent Earthing System.
An independent system earth engineered to reduce the RFI and EMI ‘noise’ which frequently degrades audio performance.
The benefit of an independent system earth.
One of the biggest obstacles to achieving the performance levels our equipment is capable of is noise. Low levels of RFI (radio frequency) and EMI (electro-magnetic interference) and noise on the signal ground all subtly modulate and degrade the overall noise levels of the system.
Ironically, this is generally only noticeable when eliminated – even though much of this ‘noise’ is theoretically at frequencies beyond the range of our hearing. The main sources are noise in the mains supply and component ground connections – mobile phones, ‘wallwart’ chargers and wifi networks are major offenders – while a percentage is actually generated within the equipment itself. Generally things have got worse with the advent of computer audio.
The Grun Coherent Earthing System addresses these issues by providing an ‘independent’ earth for users of Mavros and Asimi Ultra interconnects and Mavros speaker cables* with the new Grun configuration.
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