Originally Posted by NotoriousBIG_PJ
The Van den Hul The First ic's arn't in the same league as the empress cables. Perhaps I will compare the two in depth one of these days as the guys that modded my amp/cd player/oneac exclusively use the first.
Tone control function by thw wire, yes, but the First did some very nice things in that piano and vocal range.....
I imagine the Empresses take those strnegths and add the frequency extension, perhaps more?