AudioQuest Diamond Optical Cable

£489.00

Reg. price £489.00

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AudioQuest Diamond Digital Optical cable is assembled from Narrow-Aperture Quartz(Fused-Silica) Fibers with precision polished fiber ends all contained within a black/silver woven outer sheath. Diamond is the ultimate optical cable!

With most optical cables there is a serious dispersal mechanism in the Toslink system. The fiber is a relatively huge 1.0mm in diameter, and the LED light source is also relatively large, spraying light into the fiber at many different angles. Even if the fiber were absolutely perfect, the signal would be spread across time because light rays entering at different angles take different length paths and arrives with different amounts of delay.

The almost complete solution to this problem is to use hundreds of much smaller fibers in a 1.0mm bundle. Because each fiber is limited as to what angle of input can enter the fiber, there is far less variety, and far less dispersion over time. This narrow-aperture effect is similar to how a pin-hole camera can take a picture without a lens … by letting in light at only a very limited range of angles, a picture can be taken, whereas removing the lens from a wider aperture would make photography impossible. Less light gets through a multi-fiber cable, but the light that does get into the fibers comes out within in a much smaller time-envelope.

So there is one problem, the dispersion of light across time … and two avenues towards a better result: less dispersion in the fiber (better polymers and ultimately quartz), and less dispersion by filtering the input angle. How simple is that! Listen and enjoy.

Diamond Optical Features;

280 Narrow-Aperture Quartz (Fused-Silica) Fiber
Low-Jitter (Digital Timing Errors)
Precision Polished Fiber Ends

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AudioQuest Diamond Optical Cable

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