The California Audio Show is this weekend!

Hear us this weekend!

July 28-30, Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel

We invite you to come hear our cables this weekend at the California Audio Show at the Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel. This was a last minute opportunity, so we won’t be listed on the caaudioshow.com website, nor will we be listed in the show directory, but you will be able to find us in Room 5231.

We are teamed up with Clayton Shaw of Spatial Audio, who will be showing his new $3,995/pr M3 Triode Master speakers. I first heard a prototype version of these speakers at AXPONA in April and instantly put in an order for a pair.

 

The speakers are being driven by a Vinnie Rossi LIO integrated amplifier. The LIO is a DAC, preamp, and power amplifier all rolled into one chassis, and has won many awards including Stereophile Class A rating, The Absolute Sound Editors’ Choice Award, 6Moons Lunar Eclipse Award, and more.

To get the best out of this gear, the system will be wired with ANTICABLES Level 3.1 Reference Series USB Digital Interconnect and Level 5 Signature Speaker Wires.

Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend, but please be sure to get a chance to meet Clayton in Room 5231. While there, look for the new ANTICABLES brochure. In it will be a price list and a very generous Coupon Code for show goers towards your next purchase of Speaker Wires, Interconnects, and Power Cords.

Paul Speltz
Founder, ANTICABLES

Stereophile’s Favorite System at AXPONA & LA Audio Show

ANTICABLES recently teamed up in two separate listening rooms at both AXPONA 17 and at LAAS 17. This newsletter will highlight one of those two teams, and we will cover our other room with Spatial Audio and Vinnie Rossi in an upcoming newsletter.

We would like to thank Jana for her kind words and are honored to be part of the system she declared her, “favorite of the whole show.” It is amazing how good reasonable priced components can sound, when highly dynamic, resolving, neutral, and transparent cabling is used.

Paul Speltz
Founder, ANTICABLES

AXPONA 2017

  ANTICABLES  /  Well Pleased AV  /  Rethm Speakers  /  Room 504

“Throughout the entire show weekend, I had encountered many sonically and aesthetically pleasing rooms—with prices ranging from the affordable to the aspirational—that would have satisfied me for years on end. But this…   this was something else. In the moment, and in thoughtful retrospect, this system was my favorite of the whole show.”


LAAS 2017

ANTICABLES  /  Well Pleased AV  /  Rethm Speakers  /  Room 304

“And we’re back to the Well Pleased Audio Vida room that I raved about upon hearing first at Axpona just a month ago. I was overjoyed to see the Rethm Bhaava speakers ($3750) again, paired with a Qualiton A20i integrated amplifier ($4500), an Aqua La Scala Mk II Optologic DAC ($7000), and an Innuos Zenith Mk II server ($3400) with ANTICABLES throughout.”

“The soundstage was as I remembered: out of body, room filling, and seamless through the frequencies. I left the room pleased that my sonic impressions had not changed”


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If you would like to get your system closer sounding to one of Stereophile’s favorites, here is a list of the ICs, Speaker Wires, and Power Cords used: 
 

Meet us at AXPONA 2017 April 21-23 in Chicago Illinois U.S.A.

paulchuckThis will be our second year showing at at AXPONA, and we are excited to meet our customers!  Stop by our booth in the Marketplace to meet Paul Speltz (Founder, ANTICABLES) and Chuck Bottemiller (Engineer, ANTICABLES). After chatting with us in the Marketplace, we encourage you to head up to listening rooms 504 and 634 (as described below).

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Paul Speltz
Founder, ANTICABLES

 

LISTENING ROOM 504

You can hear a system totally decked-out with ANTICABLES wires in this demo room. We will be teamed up with Mark Sossa of Well Pleased AV who will be demonstrating a very unique system featuring these imported products:

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The room will be wired with ANTICABLES

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LISTENING ROOM 634

This is the Lampizator demo room which will be featuring the world premier of Spatial Audio’s new M3 Triode Master 16 ohm speaker. As an owner of multiple Atma-Sphere OTL amplifiers, I am thrilled with Clayton Shaw’s decision to go “high impedance”.

The Triod Master’s 16 ohm load, smooth phase response, and 95dB@1w/1m efficiency is a dream load for any tube amp or low power SS amplifier.

Learn more HERE

ANTICABLES customers receive special pricing on these new speakers.

Contact Paul Speltz for details.
paul@anticables.com
651-735-0534

 

ANTICABLES now a Premier Dealer for Alta Audio

alta1I am proud to announce that ANTICABLES has just become a Premier Dealer for New York based Alta Audio and the first to have a pair of their new $32,000 Titanium Hestia speakers for audiophiles to audition (by appointment only).

Listening to the Titaniums in the Alta / Krell / ANTICABLES listening room at the NY Audio Show for three days cause a paradigm shift for me. When I returned home to Minnesota, I started working with Michael Levy of Alta Audio to be able to offer these fine speakers to our customers. This goal was achieved and the Midwest’s only demo pair of Titanium Hestia speakers is now available for audition.

alta2There are three very common problems that audiophiles struggle with in their systems: Not having enough bottom end to give the music a solid foundation to ride on, not being able to get adequate 3D imaging & depth in the soundstage, and getting listening fatigue, which has them turning the music down or off all together. Any audiophile that struggles with any of these issues, I think will enjoy these speakers.

Anyone that is interested in hearing the Hestia Titaniums for themselves, and are willing to hike, drive, or fly to the St. Paul side of the Twin Cities, should contact me directly to set up a listening session (and special discount pricing): paul@anticables.com
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Paul Speltz
Founder & President, ANTICABLES

POSITIVE FEEDBACK GIVES POSITIVE REVIEW

usbReviewer Dave Clark of Positive Feedback said:

The ANTICABLES (USB Cord) is open and dynamic, clean and articulate. The music comes through with a wonderful sense of flow. It does tend to be a bit more robust and perhaps darker through the midrange than others here in house, though I feel that might be related more to the bass presentation being big and ballsy (or perhaps the use of gold).”

“You get all the little things—air and ambiance—and lots of the bigger things, like atmosphere and space. Lots of separation and “thereness”. The high end is all there though perhaps the overall presentation is a wee bit more forward in relation to the speakers when compared to other USB cables here in house… though I guess one could argue that perhaps those are a wee bit laid-back? Even so, the ANTICABLES USB was never fatiguing or over the top. Stellar soundstage too.”

“The ANTICABLES USB is highly recommended. Sweet indeed… I found myself listening more to the music than what the cable was doing to the music. Which is what it is all about anyways.”

You can read the entire review here: Positive Feedback / Issue 89

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