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StereoLab's Tron Digital
Digital: S/PDIF by StereoLab
Our pricing for this product is the "MAP Pricing." This means that the prices shown here are the "minimum advertised prices" permitted by the manufacturer. Because these are already the lowest prices possible, the additional incentives usually available under "Frequent Flyer" program do not apply to this item.
The TRØN digital cable is a very special product, and the first in the TOMBO compartment of Stereolab's stable of connection products. Designed by Chris Sommovigo and hand built to exacting specifications, TRØN is a limited production product.
It begins life as a very precise 75 Ohm (+/- 1 Ohm) coaxial cable with a raw bandwidth of tens of GHz. It is then treated with long-cycle cryogenic freezing and thawing to relax intercrystalline stresses in the signal conductor's metal lattice before being drawn off for a TRØN cable.
Once on the bench, the very time-consuming process of hand-applying the several layers of shielding is begun. Shielding materials include tinned/woven copper and pure carbon fiber, along with layers of mechanical damping and a final exterior sheath and terminated with XHADOW RCAs*
The result is a digital cable without peer, able to resolve music's most organic and beautiful details with a natural effortlessness that can leave one convinced that they are listening to a master tape.
* 75 Ohm BNCs are available upon request. Please inquire at time of reservation.