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Ultra Black II From Tellurium Q  - The Audiophile Man
An updated design from the original Ultra Blacks (but you guessed that already, eh?), Paul Rigby reviews these rather svelte speaker cables I’m not going to spend too much time talking about the technical side of these cables because…I don’t have any information in the first place. Tellurium Q are famous for keeping their mouths shut. That said, in addition to my own references, I did manage to grab a set of the original Ultra Black speaker cables from the company to see exactly what, if any improvements had occurred. Onwards an upwards then. SOUND TESTS I began with a slice of prog and a reissue of Camel’s 1976 LP Moonmadness via Music on Vinyl reissued in 2013. I played the track, Aristillus followed by Song Within A Song. The Ultra Black II cables hit home right from the off. Aristillus is largely an analogue synth track with a range of very high frequency notes played throughout. Instead of the focus around the stereo image that nailed the individual notes, the Ultra Black II cables retained a notable precision but opened up this stereo image. Adding a measure of height to the soundstage but more significantly, extending these high frequency …