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It is a lot of fun and I am not even trying to do it systematically, instead I just allow myself to get drawn into the music and see which pairing draws me in the most with certain types of music.

My main question now is whether I prefer the scale and fullness (tonality) of the 8-wire, which is absolutely fantastic, to the more refined sound and really impressive imaging of Lionheart. I am not sure yet if that will end with a clear favourite, as both offer specific advantages.

Awesome! Are you visiting Rick? We will move back to the Netherlands later this year and I am really looking forward to swinging by Amsterdam myself to try out all the goodies Rick has in store. Hopefully meet up with Nic and perhaps a few others there as well. We'll turn Amsterdam into a mini-Singapore (in terms of head-fi)! :D
Indeed, They both certainly have their unique appeals and allure :wink: I have the luxury of choice fortunately :k701smile: Yep, im visiting Rick @Adventure. It'll be so awesome if you can join us :)

In the meantime, i've been crafting some very personalised emails the entire day to a selected few on something major thats coming! Check your inboxes! :wink:

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Thank you Eric! I am very happy to be one of the selected few to be offered this incredible chance, but, I have a few questions about the email I received. I figured others might have the same questions and could ask them here. Or do you prefer the questions be asked directly via email?
 
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Anyone happen to have Ares II (or an extra) they'd like to let go at a used price? I am getting a Campfire Audio Orion and think trying a copper vs silver pairing would be fun.

Looking for a 3.5 mm // MMCX setup. Thanks.
 
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Anyone happen to have Ares II (or an extra) they'd like to let go at a used price? I am getting a Campfire Audio Orion and think trying a copper vs silver pairing would be fun.

Looking for a 3.5 mm // MMCX setup. Thanks.
Wouldn't you want to get a silver cable like a Thor Silver if you wanted to try a copper vs silver pairing as the Orion comes with a copper cable (spc)?
 
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@Deezel177 I remember you once mentioned a leo-mars hybrid. Would you mind describing it again?
 
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@Deezel177 I remember you once mentioned a leo-mars hybrid. Would you mind describing it again?
The hybrid I tried was indeed a 4-wire Leo/Mars hybrid (2L + 2M). It had a bright, energetic and sparkly signature without losing body in the bass and midrange. Its dominant trait is clarity-based transparency with great top-end extension and linearity, stage openness and air. For me, it's one of the best high-end cables to get if you're looking for sheer clarity, but whilst maintaining the heft of instruments and vocals too. One might call it a Horus Jr., but the Horus is much more guttural in the bass IIRC, along with greater transparency and stability.
 
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The hybrid I tried was indeed a 4-wire Leo/Mars hybrid (2L + 2M). It had a bright, energetic and sparkly signature without losing body in the bass and midrange. Its dominant trait is clarity-based transparency with great top-end extension and linearity, stage openness and air. For me, it's one of the best high-end cables to get if you're looking for sheer clarity, but whilst maintaining the heft of instruments and vocals too. One might call it a Horus Jr., but the Horus is much more guttural in the bass IIRC, along with greater transparency and stability.
interesting, i might get one. how much is it?
 
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interesting, i might get one. how much is it?
IIRC, it was S$100-200 pricier than the Mars, so approximately S$1600-1700. I’d recommend e-mailing Effect Audio directly for the USD price.
 
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IIRC, it was S$100-200 pricier than the Mars, so approximately S$1600-1700. I’d recommend e-mailing Effect Audio directly for the USD price.
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IIRC, it was S$100-200 pricier than the Mars, so approximately S$1600-1700. I’d recommend e-mailing Effect Audio directly for the USD price.
wait a minute, if it's close to $1300 usd, wouldn't it be a better idea to save up for a horus at $1600?
 
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wait a minute, if it's close to $1300 usd, wouldn't it be a better idea to save up for a horus at $1600?
The Horus is around S$2400-2500; around 50% pricier than the Leo/Mars.
 
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The Horus is around S$2400-2500; around 50% pricier than the Leo/Mars.
i see, thanks. I know you probably havent had too much time with the a12t, but how do you think it would pair?

I may be blaspheming here but how does the plussound x8 gpc/gph/gps compare?
 
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Personalised invitation for the "Horus 8" just went out! :)

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