The Black Dragon headphone cable V2 is a wonderful match for the Grado GS-1000, AKG K701, Sennheiser HD800 and many other high end headphones. The cable is extremely smooth sounding with great low end and wonderful voicing. It will also remove the veil from all headphones just like the Silver Dragon.
*HEADPHONES NOT INCLUDED, TERMINATIONS WILL VARY, CUSTOM OPTIONS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST, PRICE MAY VARY*
Most stock headphone cables are made of poor ultra thin conductors that work as a bottle neck for the sound. Poor Geometries, no shielding, rubber jackets and a whole host of other issues by OEM (stock) cables can limit what the headphone driver can produce in terms of clarity and definition.
The Black Dragon offers a great well rounded sound that suits most genres of music. It is a little warmer than the Blue Dragon with fuller sound and more bottom end weight.
Both the Blue and Black Dragon are not a laid back lush sound, they are closer to neutral, natural sounding cables. The Black Dragon is very smooth and musical and that is the best way to describe this cable. It is perfect for a headphone that can tend to sound a bit edgy or bright and its a great addition to improve the bass frequencies on a "bass light" headphone.
We use 4 x 21.5AWG Teflon insulated stranded conductors using pure single crystallized UP-OCC pure copper with 7N purity 99.99998%. This means more music, clarity and sound quality gets to your ears as purity in cable construction, cable design and quality of materials make a noticeable difference in the sound quality of your headphones.
Each conductor is made up of a special varying size stranding geometry. The copper stranding is mixed with Kevlar stranding to reinforce the conductor. Making it stronger overall and less prone to failure due to the harsh constant flexing a headphone cable receives.
The conductors are then surrounded by cotton and then a layer of Teflon tubing. The new v2 version is now also double shielded and placed in a polyethylene jacket for further protection.
The Headphone connectors are soldered directly to the conductors of the cable. The splicing method used by other cable companies using a stock cable's connectors is a poor method. We have developed many of the hard to find connection options utilizing plastic injection molded connectors. Great expense has been taken to bring as many hard to find connection systems for the most populat headphones. If you cant find the connection system you desire please contact us.