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Bolero from Black Rhodium: Big On Bass - The Audiophile Man
Described by the company as a “no compromise cable”, Paul Rigby wonders just how far they go and in which direction as he reviews the Black Rhodium Bolero speaker cables Fresh from reviewing the company’s Overture interconnect and fresh from their reviewing success with their Stream mains cable I wondered if the company could also reach the heights with this new speaker cable. The speaker cables includes a host of in-house features that attack noise including an “ultra low” proximity effect magnetic field distortion. To get this, the company said that it has added, “…inter-conductor distance due to…the RFI screened braid over the conductor.” There’s a batch of other RFI noise reception materials and mechanical suppression materials in there too including braided metal screens and filters while the cables are terminated with Black Rhodium locking Rhodium-plated plugs. The cables are hand-built in the company’s Derby factory and, despite the price, the cables are not as meaty or as cumbersome as I might have expected. There’s enough flexibility here not to cause issues in placement. How do these high-end cables actually perform? SOUND QUALITY I began with Public Image Limited’s Public Image from the First Issue LP debut. Including a high frequency lead …