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Please help. Im looking for a couple interconnect cables, xlr terminated, with REAL balanced geometry. Im seeing a lot of junk with xlr connectors, and it is not clear to me if this is even pretend balanced or not. At any rate, looking for a pure copper, not spc, properly shielded, properly configured, REAL balanced interconnect cable, those with knowledge, please help with your recommendation. Top price would be around $400, if so worth it. Thanks!
 
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While I don't believe they are shielded, the Kimber Kable Hero is one of my favorites, even compared to interconnects 10x the price that are shielded. Not that it's technically better sounding than those, just extremely close in quality to most higher priced copper interconnects, but with a voicing that is more to my taste (not laid back). Less than half your budget too. I'm actually going to make a thread with all my interconnect comparisons somewhat soon (it's looking like it'll be between 11 models).

On the other hand, you can afford a Tara Labs Apollo Extreme (even the balanced Prime M2 is only $20 above your budget). They are shielded, I haven't used them but I'd have very high expectations of them for the price.
 
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Please help. Im looking for a couple interconnect cables, xlr terminated, with REAL balanced geometry. Im seeing a lot of junk with xlr connectors, and it is not clear to me if this is even pretend balanced or not. At any rate, looking for a pure copper, not spc, properly shielded, properly configured, REAL balanced interconnect cable, those with knowledge, please help with your recommendation. Top price would be around $400, if so worth it. Thanks!
https://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/balancedaudio/index.htm
 
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Please help. Im looking for a couple interconnect cables, xlr terminated, with REAL balanced geometry. Im seeing a lot of junk with xlr connectors, and it is not clear to me if this is even pretend balanced or not. At any rate, looking for a pure copper, not spc, properly shielded, properly configured, REAL balanced interconnect cable, those with knowledge, please help with your recommendation. Top price would be around $400, if so worth it. Thanks!
https://www.sweetwater.com/c810--Mogami--Balanced_Cables_XLR_to_XLR

http://anticables.com/interconnects/analog-xlr-interconnects

https://silversonic.com/products/interconnects/
 
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