The reference level graphite takes what the black range does so well and then goes beyond that performance.
Patent Application Number: 1223346.6
The circuit board in each connector that was designed to actively prevent jitter is also embedded in an anti micro-phony compound to minimize vibration.
It’s actually irrelevant which Tellurium Q cable you select to compare against its Nordost opponent, it’s more that the difference in the nature of the performance of both ‘families’ is so huge as to render the ‘bits is bits’ idea laughable to any listener. Curiously, I had expected this difference to be less significant, because both Nordost and Tellurium Q have a reputation for leading the field in leading-edge resolution. This turned out to be correct.”
- Nicholas Ripley, HiFi +