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Adagio & Largo: Black Rhodium Digital Cables - The Audiophile Man
Covering two varying price points, Paul Rigby reviews the Black Rhodium Adagio and Largo digital cables More and more digital cabling is being produced as the digital market continues to mature. Because of this, the competition is hotting up and cable companies are having to work harder to get noticed. Black Rhodium is certainly doing that. What we have here are two digital coaxial cables of vastly different price points. I wanted to see what, if any aural differences I could detect but also if there were any similarities in terms of their sonic approach. Sometimes cables from the same company can produce a sort of family sound, if you see what I mean. The first cable is the budget offering from Black Rhodium. This 75 Ohm Digital cable. Apparently effective for use as a sub-woofer cable and for use with active loudspeakers, the Adagio can be supplied in long lengths as required. Hand-terminated at the Black Rhodium factory in Derby, it features a low loss PTFE insulation, Silver-plated conductors, a braided screen to minimise RFI noise on the signal conductor and Gold-plated RCA and BNC connectors. The Largo is a 75 Ohm cable, hand built at the Black Rhodium …