Bass is the foundation of all music. Subwoofers can reproduce harmonics that will have a profound effect, not only on the bass, but on instruments you would never think need bass reinforcement, such as female vocals and violins. Next time you have a chance, listen to a solo female voice, once with a subwoofer and once without. Listen to what happens. Sub-A interconnects are designed to do add nothing to the signal so your bass comes through with clear tones and time-accurate harmonics, filling the sound from bottom to top.
SOLID LONG-GRAIN COPPER CONDUCTORS (LGC):
Solid conductors eliminate strand-interaction distortion. Sub-A's solid Long-Grain Copper allows a smoother and clearer sound than cables using regular OFHC (Oxygen-Free High-Conductivity) copper. OFHC is a general metal industry specification regarding “loss” without any concern for distortion. LGC has fewer oxides within the conducting material, less impurities, less grain boundaries, and definitively better performance.
Sub-A has identical conductors for the positive and ground connections. Underneath the 100% coverage foil shield is a bare conductor, exactly the same as the insulated center conductor. The conductor under the shield does double duty as a low distortion audio connection, and as the drain wire connecting the shield to ground.
Precision gold-plated plugs are carefully attached with the very best solder. Through choice of flux and metallurgy, AQ solder has been optimized to make a low-distortion connection. All solder, including "silver solder," is a lousy conductor. The difference you hear between solders is a result of connection quality. AQ solder does not have a high silver content because the more silver there is in solder, the more difficult it is to make a good connection.
Sometimes there is a hum problem unless the subwoofer and AV receiver (or surround-sound processor) are attached to each other using a separate wire. If your system has a hum problem, try attaching the little spade-lug tails to the metal chassis of the subwoofer amplifier and to the chassis of the sending component. Usually, this extra wire will not be needed.
|Frequency Response (+/-3 dB)||No|
|Shipping Weight||1 lb|
|Warranty (N. Am.)||1 year replacement only|