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Im in Australia so basically no chance. 

 

lin0003, I empathize. We don't get that much love over here either insofar as all these bespoke products are concerned. :frown:

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lin0003, I empathize. We don't get that much love over here either insofar as all these bespoke products are concerned. frown.gif
Well..i can join u guys then here in europe..its for us very hard (and extremely expensive) to get nice stuff from the states (and canada)..but i did the big jump into the deep..and struck gold... Sometimes u have to take risks to get very specials things.. As me..i never ever heard of any of the stuff i ever bought..ever.. And until now..all happiness..no matter the price range i was shopping in..and not so long ago i was shopping around the 250euro mark..and still i was extremely happy with what i bought back then..never had regrets of any buy..oh wait..yes i did..the he400.. How hard i tried...i hated the extreme treble and bassheavy signature ..it wasnt balanced at all!! IMHO ofcourse..but the rest..happy papy...
And all stuff i bought came from out of the netherlands...i didnt even see or heard the stuff before buying and owning...

As i said..sometimes to own something special..u need to take that 'calculated' risk to get it..
But for the rest..on certain moments i really wished i lived in the good old US of A tongue.gif

Only headphone cable wise we have the best of the best in the world here in europe..our Frank! Since i know his products i wont ever turn to another brand for those kind of cables..ever... OMG how low and organic a huge trombone sounds flowing from my amp through those 2cables into my phones..pure bliss... Thanks frank..ur cables are the glue which connects 2 very special components perfectly together... Thanks!!!! Ur my favorite cable magician... Can u magically make me a venom? wink.gif
Edited by hifimanrookie - 3/9/14 at 9:07pm
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Originally Posted by hifimanrookie View Post


Well..i can join u guys then here in europe..its for us very hard (and extremely expensive) to get nice stuff from the states (and canada)..but i did the big jump into the deep..and struck gold... Sometimes u have to take risks to get very specials things.. As me..i never ever heard of any of the stuff i ever bought..ever.. And until now..all happiness..no matter the price range i was shopping in..and not so long ago i was shopping around the 250euro mark..and still i was extremely happy with what i bought back then..never had regrets of any buy..oh wait..yes i did..the he400.. How hard i tried...i hated the extreme treble and bassheavy signature ..it wasnt balanced at all!! IMHO ofcourse..but the rest..happy papy...
And all stuff i bought came from out of the netherlands...i didnt even see or heard the stuff before buying and owning...

As i said..sometimes to own something special..u need to take that 'calculated' risk to get it..
But for the rest..on certain moments i really wished i lived in the good old US of A tongue.gif

Only headphone cable wise we have the best of the best in the world here in europe..our Frank! Since i know his products i wont ever turn to another brand for those kind of cables..ever... OMG how low and organic a huge trombone sounds flowing from my amp through those 2cables into my phones..pure bliss... Thanks frank..ur cables are the glue which connects 2 very special components perfectly together... Thanks!!!! Ur my favorite cable magician... Can u magically make me a venom? wink.gif

 

That much I have to agree with you: you are indeed most fortunate to have Frank nearby. :atsmile: Did you say you were looking to make a venom? Tell me more about this cable?

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I knew he was going for the Venom.......Looking at his new avatar ... That also looks mighty venomous......

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That much I have to agree with you: you are indeed most fortunate to have Frank nearby. atsmile.gif  Did you say you were looking to make a venom? Tell me more about this cable?

Lolz..not me..i have two left hands..no...when i am ready for it i let Frank bake one for me..he did that already for a couple of cables already for me.. So i trust him blindly

About the cable itself:
Its franks TOTL cable and it has the most expensive wire available for headphone cables as far i understand.

Its wire used is solid 18AWG retangular pure silver wire for the regular Venom
And solid 18AWG retangular pure copper wire for the Copper Venom RC-4.

.this last one is the one i want to replace my 8wire BW as it sounds the most powerful of all franks cables i read somewhere if i am not mistaken..
Edited by hifimanrookie - 3/10/14 at 2:42pm
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Originally Posted by hifimanrookie View Post

Lolz..not me..i have two left hands..no...when i am ready for it i let Frank bake one for me..he did that already for a couple of cables already for me.. So i trust him blindly

About the cable itself:
Its franks TOTL cable and it has the most expensive wire available for headphone cables as far i understand.

Its wire used is solid 18AWG retangular pure silver wire for the regular Venom
And solid 18AWG retangular pure copper wire for the Copper Venom RC-4.

.this last one is the one i want as it sounds the most powerful of all franks cables i read somewhere if i am not mistaken..

Heheh! Ooh! The copper one sounds interesting. I was under the impression it was only available in silver. That sounds like something I could live with. smily_headphones1.gif
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Originally Posted by Kiats View Post

Heheh! Ooh! The copper one sounds interesting. I was under the impression it was only available in silver. That sounds like something I could live with. smily_headphones1.gif
Yeah i am love also with FRANK's copper cables...it looks like he found a way to keep the copper BW sound organic and powerful and full but at same time the treble is maintained clean and with detail..

Frank...how did u do that? I had other copper cables and all sounded somewhat dark and muted..but now i know how a good copper cable sounds like, for the first time in my life since i got my first BW from frank, a 4wire 22AWG single ended version..

and u knwo what..more treble and highs then i have now would be to much to my ears..

.i cant imagine how much better the copper venom rc-4 will be then the excellent BW i have now on my all-new rig.. wink.gifbut when i order one i will do a short comparision between the two..i promise!

And another important thing..its MUCH cheaper then the regular venom...thats also important... Okay its NOT cheap..but for its performance and what frank told me about it..i think its maybe one of his cables with the best performance-price ratio compared to other brands..IF U HAVE THE RIGHT RIG FOR IT. IMHO ofcourse..

..if u have a mid fi rig i still believe one of the best buys is the 8wire 22AWG BW..period!!!! (And if u can..balanced as i have) Especially for the more powerful SS (solid state amps) guys!! It will tame the treble just that little to make it better to live with and make that huge bass thundering low..and female voices..soooo sexy...Silver cant do that..no matter how good..yes it wil show more detail.but i wont show that emotional warm touch only a full copper cable can....and sometimes more of something doesnt mean better.IMHO ofcourse

.if i wanted silver i already would have a SW..but u never know..maybe one day i will go Venom (the regular one).. Or SW..

Was just listening to the soundtrack of the movie Beowolf in lossless quality..OMFG!!! Some of those tracks have instruments playing that sound like explosions when they kick in out of the blue....this is not normal anymore what i hear now...my wife even asked me why i almost jumped out of my comfy chair..that was because of the first explosion i heared...as if it was real... Guys..am not kidding...this is scary...and franks cable helps in the experience!! Soo real!!

Thanks Frank for almost causing heartattacks to this poor customer of urs..but be certain i will sent u the hospital bill when i get one because of the scare of some music attacks that i am experiencing now.... tongue.gif

.ur a bad man..making cables thats a danger to ones health...u have to put a warning sign on ur packages to warn us..poor unaware customers...us..toxicans... biggrin.gif

Ur venom is deadly...even ur snakes cant be more deadly...the addiction to ur cables is deadliest addiction of them all...no snake can match that!
Edited by hifimanrookie - 3/10/14 at 4:34pm
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Look forward to your impressions of the copper Venom in due course. Now that you have piqued my interest... :atsmile:

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Originally Posted by Kiats View Post

Look forward to your impressions of the copper Venom in due course. Now that you have piqued my interest... atsmile.gif
Only piqued? Lolz...as soon i learned from frank he had a better cable then my 8wire BW, named the copper venom rc-4, it burned a hole in my soul..just waiting being filled up with a venom biggrin.gif
But i just bought a complete new rig when i heard about it..so budget was low, so i had to wait.. redface.gif
Edited by hifimanrookie - 3/10/14 at 5:32pm
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Only piqued? Lolz...as soon i learned from frank he had a copper venom rc-4, it burned a hole in my soul..just waiting being filled up with a venom biggrin.gif

 

Heheh! First I have to figure out if  and what's the difference it will make to me modest little desktop rig... :atsmile:

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Originally Posted by Kiats View Post

Heheh! First I have to figure out if  and what's the difference it will make to me modest little desktop rig... atsmile.gif
modest? U almost have all the TOTL headphones existing except for stax, He6 And my Code-X ofcourse..hehehehe

look at me..i am the one having a modest desktop rig..one of everything..okay my cable is a duo..oops my amp is also a duo now i think of it..so less modest also.. redface.gif

How u do that? Everyday a different headphone? I would go nuts having so many phones to choose from...well am already nuts my wife says..so getting worse would cause WW3... Hehehehe ....but..seriously..how u use so many headphones? wink.gif
Edited by hifimanrookie - 3/10/14 at 5:52pm
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Originally Posted by hifimanrookie View Post


modest? U almost have all the TOTL headphones existing except for stax, He6 And my Code-X ofcourse..hehehehe

look at me..i am the one having a modest desktop rig..one of everything..okay my cable is a duo..oops my amp is also a duo now i think of it..so less modest also.. redface.gif

How u do that? Everyday a different headphone? I would go nuts having so many phones to choose from...well am already nuts my wife says..so getting worse would cause WW3... Hehehehe ....but..seriously..how u use so many headphones? wink.gif

 

What I do is I pick up whatever I feel like at the moment. I do consciously try to rotate the cans. So, they'll be on my head for a few hours to a few days. Frankly, if I find that the cans don't seem to find favor any more, it's time for the can to go. That very seldom happens because I don't buy unless I am convinced it has a place in my repertoire. Most of the cans I buy only after extensive auditioning which may be over a few months. Always regular sessions of not less than half an hour each. I am grateful that Wilson and Claire are very patient when I'm pondering a can. :atsmile:

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Originally Posted by Kiats View Post

What I do is I pick up whatever I feel like at the moment. I do consciously try to rotate the cans. So, they'll be on my head for a few hours to a few days. Frankly, if I find that the cans don't seem to find favor any more, it's time for the can to go. That very seldom happens because I don't buy unless I am convinced it has a place in my repertoire. Most of the cans I buy only after extensive auditioning which may be over a few months. Always regular sessions of not less than half an hour each. I am grateful that Wilson and Claire are very patient when I'm pondering a can. atsmile.gif
Cool..ur in luck u have such a understanding family around u..my wife.,being the fashion/furniture nut she is..is already bugging me that the audio rack wont fit well into the style she has thought out for our new housie in september...i have a new one already ordered..lolz.
And she bugs me she hears the music coming from my phones when i am listening at night while she sleeps...lolz.. She would totally kill me in my sleep if i had more then two headphones (i now have the Code-X and the beyer MMX300).

. I will do a comparision between the two cables..i promise.
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Originally Posted by hifimanrookie View Post

Cool..ur in luck u have such a understanding family around u..my wife.,being the fashion/furniture nut she is..is already bugging me that the audio rack wont fit well into the style she has thought out for our new housie in september...i have a new one already ordered..lolz.
And she bugs me she hears the music coming from my phones when i am listening at night while she sleeps...lolz.. She would totally kill me in my sleep if i had more then two headphones (i now have the Code-X and the beyer MMX300).

. I will do a comparision between the two cables..i promise.

Heheh! That's why I have CIEMs as well. Nothing leaks in or out. ;p Look forward to your impressions. smily_headphones1.gif
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Which Toxic Cable would make my He-400 to have less treble, sibilant and crispy details? Or do I need to switch to He-500? Please help.
My set up: RWA ipod 5.5G connected to ALO-Rxmk3B via ALO imod copper LOD/mini.
Headphone cable is Skuld4 of Norse Audio.
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