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AudioQuest Rocket 88 Bi-Wire Speaker Cables (Pair) With 72v DBS - 8 Feet

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Audioquest Rocket 88 Bi-Wire Speaker Cable Pair With 72V Dbs - 8 Ft Cables

AudioQuest Rocket 88 Bi-Wire Speaker Cables (Pair) With 72v DBS - 8 Feet

SkyFi 479

Pickup available, usually ready in 24 hours

479 South Broad Street
Glen Rock NJ 07452
United States

+12018790000

General:

AudioQuest Rocket 88 Bi-Wire Speaker Cable Pair With 72v DBS, fitted with banana connectors on both ends. 

Fresh batteries for long term use and performance.

From a smoke and pet free home.

More From AudioQuest:
Rocket 88 incorporates AudioQuest's patented Dielectric-Bias System (DBS) and replaces Long-Grain Copper with solid Perfect-Surface Copper+. DBS offers a lower noise-floor, so you can hear deeper into the nuances of your favorite music.
At the same time the addition of more PSC+ offers a smoother, more relaxed, and natural sonic timbre and texture.

SOLID PERFECT-SURFACE COPPER+ (PSC+) CONDUCTORS
Solid conductors prevent both electrical and magnetic interaction strand-to-strand interaction, major sources of distortion. Surface quality is critical because a conductor can be considered as a rail-guide for both the fields within a conductor, and for the magnetic fields that extend outside the conductor. The astonishingly smooth and pure surface of all AudioQuests’s Perfect-Surface metals nearly eliminates harshness and greatly increases clarity compared to lesser materials. Extremely high-purity Perfect-Surface Copper+ further minimizes distortion caused by grain boundaries, which exist within any metal conductor, nearly eliminating harshness and greatly increasing clarity compared to OFHC, OCC, 8N and other coppers.

DOUBLE STAR-QUAD GEOMETRY
The relationship between conductors defines a cable's most basic electrical values (capacitance and inductance). However, even when those variables are kept in reasonably neutral balance, the particular geometric relationship between conductors greatly affects the sound. Star-Quad geometry is not only vastly superior to conductors run in parallel, but also to the same conductors as two twisted pairs.

CARBON-BASED NOISE- AND CROSSTALK-DISSIPATION SYSTEM
This cable's negative conductors are covered with partially conductive Carbon-Loaded Polyethylene. This remarkable material reduces radio-frequency garbage being fed back into the amplifier. The sonic benefit is exactly the same reduction in "hash" and improved dimensionality that comes whenever RF interference is reduced in an audio circuit. In addition, a carbon layer damps interaction between positive and negative conductors, and an external Carbon-Based Noise-Dissipation System reduces external interference.

FOAMED-POLYETHYLENE INSULATION (FOR ALL POSITIVE CONDUCTORS)
Any solid material adjacent to a conductor is actually part of an imperfect circuit. Wire insulation and circuit board materials all absorb energy. Some of this energy is stored and then released as distortion. This cable, however, uses air-filled Foamed-Polyethylene Insulation on both conductors. Because air absorbs next to no energy and Polyethylene is low-loss and has a benign distortion profile, Foamed-PE, with its high air content, causes much less of the out-of-focus effect common to other materials.

DIELECTRIC-BIAS SYSTEM WITH RADIO FREQUENCY TRAP
All insulation between two or more conductors is also a dielectric whose properties will affect the integrity of the signal. When the dielectric is unbiased, dielectric-involvement (absorption and non-linear release of energy) causes different amounts of time delay (phase shift) for different frequencies and energy levels, which is a real problem for very time-sensitive multi-octave audio. The inclusion of an RF Trap (developed for AudioQuest’s Niagara Series of power products), ensures that radio-frequency noise will not be induced into the signal conductors from the DBS field elements. (DBS, US Pat #s 7,126,055 & 7,872,195 B1)

Brand Background:
AudioQuest's founder and chief designer, William E. Low (Bill), sees AudioQuest as a company that develops tools for enhancing the in-home experience of audio and video entertainment. Be it a speaker cable, HDMI cable or a portable digital audio product, AudioQuest's varied offerings provide value and performance to the retailer and enthusiastic consumer alike.

AudioQuest has been the most significant cable supplier to the high-end specialist market for many years. With its offerings sold in several thousand outlets in over sixty countries, AudioQuest focuses on delivering excellent value and performance in every product the company develops.

Ownership:
Single Owner

Connections:
Bananas on both ends.

Cosmetic Condition:
7/10 = Good. One or two minor scratches. Well Maintained.. See our detailed rating description here.

Working Condition:
Working perfectly and tested in our lab.

Included:
Exactly as pictured and described above.

Packing:
Will be packed using our highly developed in-house process and custom packing materials.Original MSRP:
$1,289.95

Specs:
Metal: Perfect-surface copper plus (PSC+)
Gauge: 13 AWG
Geometry: Double star-quad
Dielectric: FEP
Noise dissipation: Carbon based

Dimensions:
8'

Weight:
2 lbs.

Approximate Age:
2015

Link to Manual:
Click Here

Testing Process:

Cables are generally pretty simple and do not require a great deal of testing. We do, however, perform a visual inspection of all of the connectors for damage or significant wear. Most power and interconnect cables can be verified with a simple continuity test with a digital multimeter. Some cables feature dielectric bias systems which are powered by external power supplies or batteries. These devices are checked for proper function if applicable.

We do not perform A/B comparisons of cables in real world conditions and cannot offer objective observations in this regard.

SKU: 104193
Audioquest Rocket 88 Bi-Wire Speaker Cable Pair With 72V Dbs - 8 Ft Cables
AudioQuest Rocket 88 Bi-Wire Speaker Cables (Pair) With 72v DBS - 8 Feet Sale price$750.00