Toxic Cables - Impressions and Discussion Thread
Dec 6, 2016 at 1:02 PM Post #9,348 of 10,292

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As it's impossible to read this entire thread (!) - it's time to show some cable love to my HD800's (which are loving the Phonitor 2 amp).
 
Is there a general consensus of the 'best' cable for HD800?
 
Dec 7, 2016 at 3:55 AM Post #9,349 of 10,292

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Well i cant speak for the 800 but my 800S are loving the copper venom.  Worth every penny. And i really prefer it to a different copper cable i bought recently from another boutique manufacturer but its all down to taste. Natural sounding with plenty of detail.  It just seduces.
 
Dec 7, 2016 at 4:45 AM Post #9,350 of 10,292

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  Well i cant speak for the 800 but my 800S are loving the copper venom.  Worth every penny. And i really prefer it to a different copper cable i bought recently from another boutique manufacturer but its all down to taste. Natural sounding with plenty of detail.  It just seduces.


Thanks, I'm thinking that copper would suit the HD800 more so than silver. Hmmm :¬)
 
Dec 7, 2016 at 6:15 AM Post #9,351 of 10,292

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Thanks, I'm thinking that copper would suit the HD800 more so than silver. Hmmm :¬)

hi,
 
you can also go for the non-silvery sounding SW22. a silverbased cable that doesnt sound like your regular silver based cable.
some use the SW22 (8wire/4 wire) on their HD800 and love it.
 
am sure some of our fellow toxicanians can confirm on this and pitch in. i myself use a custom 8wire SW22 on my Code-X, also a more brighter/neutral sounding headphone and i love it!
 
i also had a custom 8wire copper Venom myself and trust me if i say: with that cable you wont be disapointed also on your HD800!
 
good luck with your search :)
 
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  hi,
 
you can also go for the non-silvery sounding SW22. a silverbased cable that doesnt sound like your regular silver based cable.
some use the SW22 (8wire/4 wire) on their HD800 and love it.
 
am sure some of our fellow toxicanians can confirm on this and pitch in. i myself use a custom 8wire SW22 on my Code-X, also a more brighter/neutral sounding headphone and i love it!
 
i also had a custom 8wire copper Venom myself and trust me if i say: with that cable you wont be disapointed also on your HD800!
 
good luck with your search :)


Just seen the 18AWG cable! Looks a bit sexy.

https://www.toxic-cables.co.uk/product/hydra-18-18awg-litz-occ-pure-silver-cable/

Frank - do you make adaptors for the headphone end? 
 
Dec 7, 2016 at 3:26 PM Post #9,353 of 10,292

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Frank - are you able to give a very rough estimate of current delivery times?
 
I realise you are very busy and I'm not trying to push you, just excited about getting the cable.
 
Ordered end of October (#997) - not expecting them until 2017 - just wondered if it would likely be Jan, Feb or later?
 
Dec 7, 2016 at 3:47 PM Post #9,354 of 10,292

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  Frank - are you able to give a very rough estimate of current delivery times?
 
I realise you are very busy and I'm not trying to push you, just excited about getting the cable.
 
Ordered end of October (#997) - not expecting them until 2017 - just wondered if it would likely be Jan, Feb or later?

 
I think it is around 12 weeks at the moment, could be wrong though.
 
Dec 7, 2016 at 3:51 PM Post #9,355 of 10,292

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  Frank - are you able to give a very rough estimate of current delivery times?
 
I realise you are very busy and I'm not trying to push you, just excited about getting the cable.
 
Ordered end of October (#997) - not expecting them until 2017 - just wondered if it would likely be Jan, Feb or later?

 
I think it is around 12 weeks at the moment, could be wrong though.


Cheers Frank - much obliged - keep well.
 
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Cheers Frank - much obliged - keep well.

 
I am not Frank but no problem 
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Dec 10, 2016 at 6:34 AM Post #9,357 of 10,292

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Hello,eyeryone,I want to buy sw24 or sw22 for my noble K10ua.I have a question here,sw22 is suitable for outdoor using?I have Hugo but I often use mobilephone to drive it.
Which one is more suitable to me?
 
Dec 10, 2016 at 9:20 AM Post #9,358 of 10,292

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SW22 is kinda big for in ear portable use IMHO. I love the SW25 with my K10's and JH16's.
 
Dec 10, 2016 at 3:50 PM Post #9,359 of 10,292

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Personally, I have the SW24 and sometimes it bugs me. A truly great cable, sounds superb, looks superb, however I must admit to having my eye on the Linum SuperBax if they ever release it to the public! LOL. It seems to be one of those talked about cables they advertise yet show no sign of releasing. Although they did promise some information before Christmas.
 
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Personally, I have the SW24 and sometimes it bugs me. A truly great cable, sounds superb, looks superb, however I must admit to having my eye on the Linum SuperBax if they ever release it to the public! LOL. It seems to be one of those talked about cables they advertise yet show no sign of releasing. Although they did promise some information before Christmas.
huh??? Bugs you? With what? You only mention its good and then you say you want the superbax instead..now you confused me...is that the reason the sw bugs you? :D
 

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