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AudioQuest Monsoon UK Mains Power Cable

£289.00

AudioQuest Monsoon Mains Power Cable

 

Imagine you're drawing water from a tap the size of a pencil. The amount of water drawn will be limited to that of the tap's size. Now imagine the tap is the size of a water bottle. You will sustain considerably more water than previously. The same concept applies to power cables when comparing the current flow between a standard thin power cable and the AudioQuest Monsoon Power Cable.

The Monsoon Power Cable's performance resembles that of its name. With an impressive 18mm outside diameter, the Monsoon Power Cable has a tremendous capacity for current flow. This makes it perfect for providing extensive current to your equipment for increased dynamics and detail.

All in all, the AudioQuest Monsoon Power Cable is perfect for those looking to improve their listening experience with a wider dynamic range, lowered noise floor, and greater clarity.

 

Features

  • Zero Characteristic Impedance Enables Uncompressed Current Transfer
  • Patented Ground Noise-Dissipation and Direction-Controlled Metal Prevent Transient Intermodulation (TIM) Distortion
  • True-Concentric Conductors Minimize Strand-Interaction and Magnetic Confusion
  • Perfect-Surface Copper+ (PSC+) Minimizes Grain-Junction Disontinuities

 

Zero Characteristic Impedance Enables Uncompressed Current Transfer

A non-technical analogy for this might be that if you drop a coin in a tube with shampoo in it, no matter how wide (low resistance) that tube, the shampoo (the Characteristic Impedance) is going to get in the way (compromise current transients). Eliminating Characteristic Impedance (Zero means No in this application) is like having only air in the tube, as close to a vacuum as possible. Whether the amp is running at less than a watt or is fully maxed out, the unrestricted transients are visceral — something the whole body understands, no words required.

Patented Ground Noise-Dissipation and Direction-Controlled Conductors

AC noise is present at the utility source and is then supplemented by radio, cellular, etc., noise that is picked up by the AC power cord. This noise is then coupled to the components power supplies and to circuit ground, which in turn creates distortion and low-level signal masking.

AudioQuest's patented Ground Noise-Dissipation dramatically reduces radio frequency interference (RFI) linearly across an extremely wide range of frequencies, yielding an unprecedented reduction in Transient Intermodulation (TIM) distortion. You hear natural sound with an artificial bite.

On top of this, all drawn metal strands or conductors have a non-symmetrical, and therefore directional, grain structure. AudioQuest controls the resulting small RF-impedance variation so that noise is drained away from where it will cause distortion.

High-Purity True-Concentric Conductors

With only Perfect-Surface Copper+ (PSC+) on the outside, Monsoons conductors are essentially all PSC+ even though the conductor core is Long-Grain Copper (LGC). Both superior metal and conductor geometry greatly reduce ear-fatiguing Transient Intermodulation (TIM) Distortion.

Uncompressed High-Current Transfer

While many AC power cables feature low DC resistance in order to accommodate the demand for high current, a cable's characteristic impedance is also crucial for optimal performance.

Unlike most AC cables that constrict or compress an audio-provoked transient, AudioQuest AC cables combine low DC resistance and Zero characteristic impedance in order to deliver uncompressed high current transients on demand.

Specification

  • Low-Z Noise-Dissipation 3-Pole AC Power Cable
  • Perfect-Surface Copper+ (PSC+) over Long-Grain Copper (LGC) Conductors
  • Quiet Background and Minimal Active-Circuit Misbehavior Due to Ground-Noise
  • 20A@120VAC or 16A@230VAC
  • Black/Blue Braided Jacket
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Cold-Welded Connectors
  • Outer Diameter 14mm

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