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The Brise Audio Japan Cable Thread

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  1. deniska80
    Thanks a lot. They didn't answer me. And Im very curious about the difference in SQ(may be sound sig) and on-the-go convenient.
     
  2. AnakChan Moderator
    No worries. I’ve reached out to me and Brise Audio will try to give me a pix of the quad spiral as a comparison.

    I’ve not tried the STR7Ref therefore can’t speak much about sound difference. However one ergonomic difference I can think of is that I would expect the STR7Ref to be more flexible and less tangly than the UPG001Ref due to the wire difference construction.

    I have the UPG001Ref8 (granted that’s got double the wires of the Ref), and it’s stiffer...more suited for headphones than for, say, earphones. I would guess the STR7Ref would be more suited for earphones.
     
  3. deniska80
    I know that UPG001Ref8 has amazing quality in terms of SQ, but it is inconvenient for using on-the-go with iems. So Im thinking about 7ref and 001ref4. Ask their opinion about SQ of these two, please
     
  4. AnakChan Moderator
    So the UPG001Ref is a 37 strand 4 core structure as mentioned in my original post https://www.head-fi.org/threads/the-brise-audio-japan-cable-thread.843612/ back in 2017. It hasn’t changed. There is no cross section picture. The details of the UPG001Ref is proprietary.

    The design however involves a knitting design that is to reduce cross talk & other noise.

    With regards to sonic differences, sorry I don’t have the STR7 therefore can’t really comment on that. However I do have the PTK which I think is similar to the STR7. I need to check for a confirmation.

    Hopefully someone else who have both can comment on the difference betteeen the STR7 & UPG001Ref.
     
  5. ehjie
    @AnakChan , hi. I'm looking for the Brise IEM Cable upgrade specifically for my 1670ss. Could you share the link? or someone? Thank you & cheers...
     
  6. AnakChan Moderator
    Hmmm... I’m not familiar with the 1670ss. Are they Accoustune’s?

    Brise Audio have quite a range so recommend to start from here :-

    http://briseaudio.com/index.html
     
  7. ehjie
    Yes, they are.
    Thanks for the link, but i am already browsing that. I saw in another platform, 3 Brise audio cable types, but the photos taken from a shop somewhere in Tokyo.
    Acoustune suggested the Brise audio cable as upgrade.
    I'm having (small) issues with (Cosmetic)1.cable having oxidation near the mmcx terminations. I know this normal & unavoidable, (Sonic) 2. peaky treble, 1 / 100 albums occur, 3. a little lift in the mids would be very nice.
    I love the tuning of the 1670ss. I believe a cable upgrade would be ideal.

    Thank you for your reply...
     
  8. productred
    Right now I think the Asuha is the best offering considering sonic performance, costs, aesthetics and handling.
     
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