The 4-Series of AudioQuest speakers cables may be the most successful in AudioQuest’s 30+ year history. Type 2’s roots go all the way back to the late 80’s…
SOLID LONG-GRAIN COPPER (LGC) CONDUCTORS: Long-Grain Copper (LGC) has fewer impurities and fewer internal grain junctions, reducing distortion and digital timing errors.
STAR-QUAD GEOMETRY: High-Inductance geometry smears sound and reduces information. Star-Quad low-inductance geometry preserves time information, preserving dynamics and clarity.
FOAMED-POLYETHYLENE INSULATION (FOR ALL POSITIVE CONDUCTORS): Any solid material adjacent to a conductor is actually part of an imperfect circuit. Wire insulation and circuit board materials all absorb energy. Some of this energy is stored and then released as distortion. Tower, however, uses air-filled Foamed-Polyethylene Insulation on both conductors. Because air absorbs next to no energy and Polyethylene is low-loss and has a benign distortion profile, Foamed-PE, with its high air content, causes much less of the out-of-focus effect common to other materials.