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AudioQuest Rocket 88 – Audio Trends

AudioQuest’s active Dielectric-Bias System DBS creates a strong, stable electrostatic field which saturates and polarizes the molecules of the insulation. The DBS battery packs will last for years. Whether the Ricable is the better cable for you I cannot say for audioquesy, but it is indeed gentler, and you may well find it to be more musical indeed.

Lastly, I mentioned in the Rocket 88 alinea how the cable made me feel like the Devialet had attained part of the Accuphase E bass, audioquet luckily this also goes for the Castle Rock. Piano and percussive instruments sound ever so lifelike, and very LIVE. We’re here to help you get it right” – Simon. The Van den Hul Skyline Hybrid. Sound appears from a surprisingly black background with unexpected detail orcket dynamic contrast. A pair of speaker cables with pre-attached banana plugs Conductors: Overview One of the most audioqjest ingredients in a high-quality cable is the metal used for the signal conductors.

Lastly timbre was spot on: The K2 has a solid silver core and my question is wether one can say in general what the characteristics are of solid silver and solid copper cables?

AudioQuest Rocket 88

So please mention to our staff that you’ve seen them online. Product Description Additional Information Attachments Product Description AudioQuest’s Rocket 88 speaker cables are designed to help high-performance audio systems sound their very best. Here I was thinking that the GO-4 could be aurioquest next default go-to cable for this setup. I have heard many cables in this price range and well above, and I can honestly say that the GO-4 would not only be the perfect level-up cable to start with, it is so good that there is no hankering for more, unless one starts comparing cables directly.

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Usually, all circumstances being equal, the more and the finer the strands, the smoother the sound. Any single size or shape of conductor has a specific distortion profile.

AudioQuest GO4, Rocket 88 & Castle Rock Speaker Cables

In order to be sure of this effect, I repeated tests with several friends and with a length of time in between sessions. Yes Supreme, or the Hi End.

Silver-plated copper banana plugs – series Jacket: Both cables sound quite transparent to me despite the obvious rockeh differences. SST is a method of reducing the awareness of these character flaws by using a precise combination of different sized conductors.

You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Like the Rocket 88, the Castle Rock provides rock-solid, deep and powerful bass. Rocket 88 The Rocket 88 is the top level cable it its series. Conclusion These days it seems that many audio companies are improving their products toward a common goal: By contrast, solder tends to impede the signal, and heating the copper can negatively affect its conductivity.

Audioqudst as more often happens, the devil is in the details, and as it would turn out the Castle Rock really is in another league compared to the 2 cables listened to before it. The Castle Rock was provided with silver plated connectors.

The end result is the same: Dank voor deze review! Hi Christiaan, Thanks for your elaborate insight in the Audioquest cables. It depends on the geometry, material mix and plating.

GO-4 — 2 meter pair single wire — euro Rocket 88 — 2 meter pair single wire — euro Castle Rock — 2 meter pair single wire — euro. The reason the Rocket 88 sounded darker and drier is because it is terminated with gold. However, even when those variables are kept in a reasonable balance, the relationship between conductors can be varied in ways that greatly affect the sound. No intermediary performance-degrading materials such as nickel or alloy are used.


I am not sure if 1 week is enough for these cables, but I must say that I did not hear a whole lot of difference between the very first moment of connection and the sound 1 week later. Showroom Hours Monday – Friday: Dryness, however, is not a trait that I associate with a gold plating.

To my surprise it also sounded very good right from the start. I think I can safely summarise the current AudioQuest house sound, for loudspeaker cables at least, as being solid, natural and powerful, with a full tonality and a refreshing lack of treble brightness. What appeals to me very much is your analysis of the Castle Rock cables being very lifelike, with an enveloping auro that fills the room.

Silver can absolutely also sound very fluid and smooth.

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Your comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Rather I think this is caused by its internal configuration.

A small battery pack attached to the cable produces a constant volt charge, which maintains optimum bias level, giving you clear, expressive sound from audioqquest system every time you turn it on. Notify me when new comments are added check your spam folder. Skyline Hybrid is a different price category and has a completely different sound. Both are musical and should be good options.