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Balanced XLR cables (all handmade by the founder)

Diamond Series

  • Balanced cable made of PC-OCC copper (Pure Crystal - Ohno Continuous Casting Copper), AWG 19, concentric construction, cryogenized et demagnetized.  High density polyethylene insulation.  Resistance of 0.0264 ohm / meter and capacitance of 42pF / meter.  It is shielded against "EMI" and "RF".  This copper is the most conductive and the rarest.  It's patented process makes the copper very linear with crystals that have a length of above 125 meters.  It procures a very detailed sound with excellent instrument separation.  The mid and high frequancies are more present than in any other type of copper.  Gold plated, beryllium copper and phosphor bronze Furutech connectors, cryogenized and demagnetized.  All the connectors are silver welded.  Decorative fabric sheath of excellent quality.  One year warranty.
Length Price (for pair)*
0.5 meter 570$
1 meter 630$
1.5 meter 690$
2 meters 750$

 

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility of trying an 1 meter demo pair with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Gold Series

  • Balanced cable made of µ-OFC copper (Annealed Oxygen-Free Copper), AWG 16, solid single strand construction, cryogenized and demagnetized.  Polypropylene insulation.  Resistance of 0.0116 ohm / meter.  It is shielded against "EMI" and "RF".  This rare copper is an OFC cable, heated at very high temperatures to release a maximum of impurities and improve its conductivity by changing its molecular properties.  This cable procures more elevated bass and smoothness, and better detail while improving the separation between instruments. Gold plated eutectic copper Furutech connectors, cryogenized and demagnetized.  All the connectors are silver welded. Decorative fabric sheath of high quality.  One year warranty.
Length Price (for pair)*
0.5 meter 320$
1 meter 370$
1.5 meter 420$
2 meters 470$

 

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility of trying an 1 meter demo pair with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Comparative table of different Optimum Audio XLR cables

  Conductor AWG Design Insulation Resistance Capacitance Shield Connectors Cryogenized Demagnetized
Diamond OCC cryogenized and demagnetized 19 Concentric Polyethylene 0.0264Ω / meter 42pF / meter Yes Gold plated, beryllium copper and phosphor bronze Yes Yes
Gold µ-OFC cryogenized and demagnetized 16 Solid Polyethylene 0.0116Ω / meter N.D. Yes Gold plated eutectic copper Yes Yes

 

RCA cables (all handmade by the founder)

Diamond Series

  • Cable made of PC-OCC copper (Pure Crystal - Ohno Continuous Casting Copper), AWG 20, seven-cell honeycomb design (solid OCC single strand in the middle and six OCC cells including three that are silver plated).  Polyethylene insulation.  It's OCC copper shielding does not in the least let "EMI" and "RF" pass.  This copper is the most conductive and the rarest.  It's patented process makes the copper very linear with crystals that have a length of above 125 meters.  It produces a very detailed sound with excellent instrument separation. The mid and high frequencies are more present than in any other type of copper. Gold plated, OCC copper Furutech connectors, cryogenized and demagnetized.  All the connectors are silver welded.  Decorative fabric sheath of high quality.  One year warranty.
Length Price (for pair)*
0.5 meter 440$
1 meter 500$
1.5 meter 560$
2 meters 620$

 

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of single cable for subwoofer and other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility of trying an 1 meter demo pair with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Gold Series

  • Cable made of µ-OFC copper (Annealed Oxygen-Free Copper), AWG 20, concentric construction, cryogenized and demagnetized.  Polyethylene insulation.  Resistance of 0.0352 ohm / meter and capacitance of 56pF / meter. It's µ-OFC copper shielding blocks "EMI" and "RF" very well.  This rare copper is an OFC cable, heated at very high temperatures to release a maximum of impurities and improve its conductivity by changing its molecular properties.  This cable procures more elevated bass and smoothness, and better detail while improving the separation between instruments.  Gold plated, eutectic copper Furutech connectors, cryogenized and demagnetized.  All the connectors are silver welded.  Decorative fabric sheath of high quality. One year warranty.
Length Price (for pair)*
0.5 meter 290$
1 meter 320$
1.5 meter 350$
2 meters 380$

 

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of single cable for subwoofer and other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility of trying an 1 meter demo pair with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Comparative table of different Optimum Audio RCA cables

  Conductor AWG Design Insulation Resistance Capacitance Shield Connectors Cryogenized Demagnetized
Diamond OCC 20 Seven-cells honeycomb design including three silver plated cells Polyethylene N.D. N.D. OCC Gold plated OCC Yes Yes
Gold µ-OFC cryogenized and demagnetized 20 Concentric Polyethylene 0.0352Ω / meter 56pF / meter µ-OFC Gold plated eutectic copper Yes Yes

 

Speaker cables (all handmade by the founder)

Diamond Series

  • Cable made of PC-OCC copper (Pure Crystal - Ohno Continous Casting Copper), AWG 10, concentric construction with double sheaths, polymer polyolefin insulation.  This copper is the most conductive and the rarest.  It's patented process makes the copper very linear with crystals that have a length of above 125 meters.  A OCC cable gives a precise and natural sound.  The mid and high frequencies are more present than in any other type of copper.  It's literally perfection!.  It's concentric construction shape gives it a high copper density.  Rhodium plated, pure copper Furutech BFA banana connectors with cryogenic and demagnetizing process.  All connectors are silver welded.  Decorative fabric sheath of excellent quality.  One year warranty.
Length Price (for pair)*
6 feet 860$
8 feet 1000$
10 feet 1140$
12 feet 1280$

 

If you want rhodium plated Furutech spade connectors, no charge will be added.

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of single order and other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility of trying an 10 feet demo pair with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Gold Series

  • Cable made of µ-OFC copper (Annealed Oxygen-Free Copper), AWG 13, six-cell honeycomb design with thick sheath.  Cryogenized and demagnetized.  Polyethylene insulation.  Resistance of 0.0018 ohm / feet and capacitance of 15pF / feet.  This rare copper is an OFC cable, heated at very high temperatures to release a maximum of impurities and improve it's conductivity by changing it's molecular properties.  The honeycomb design is the best abd the most efficient for a round cable.  This cable provides a sustained improvement of low frequencies, a substantial audio precision with a great smoothness!  Gold plated, pure copper Furutech BFA banana connectors with cryogenic and demagnetizing process.  All connectors are silver welded.  Decorative fabric sheath of excellent quality.  One year warranty.
Length Price (for pair)*
6 feet 500$
8 feet 550$
10 feet 600$
12 feet 650$

 

If you want gold plated Furutech spade connectors, no charge will be added.

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of single order and other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility of trying an 10 feet demo pair with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Bi-Amp Gold Series

  • Cable made of µ-OFC copper (Annealed Oxygen-Free Copper), AWG 13, seven-cell honeycomb design with full sheath.  Cryogenized and demagnetized.  Polypropylène insulation.  Resistance of 0.0033 ohm / feet and capacitance of 21 pF / feet for high frequencies.  Resistance of 0.0031 ohm / feet and capacitance of 26pF / feet for low frequencies.  The strands are thinner for the high frequencies (blue and black).  This rare copper is an OFC cable, heated at very high temperatures to release a maximum of impurities and improve its conductivity by changing its molecular properties.  Its honeycomb design is the best and the most efficient for a round cable.  This cable procures a sustained improvement of basses and an increased presence of high frequencies, all this with great smoothness ant the power of bi-amplification!  Gold plated, pure copper Furutech BFA banana connectors, cryogenized and demagnetized.  All the connectors are silver welded.  Decoratiove fabric sheath of high quality.  One year warranty.
Length Price (for pair)*
6 feets 650$
8 feets 700$
10 feets 750$
12 feets 800$

 

 

If you want gold plated Furutech spade connectors, no charge will be added.

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility of trying an 10 feet demo pair with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Silver Series

  • Cable made of PC-OFC copper (Pure Crystal Oxygen-Free Copper), AWG 12, three-cell honeycomb design.  PVC insulation with a very high copper density of 294 strands.  It is one of the best OFC conductors on the market.  The honeycomb design is the best and the most efficient for a round cable.  This cable provides powerful low frequencies and a more dynamic sound.  Gold plated Nakamichi BFA banana connectors, silver welded.  Decorative nylon sheath of high quality.  One year warranty.
Length Price (for pair)*
6 feet 230$
8 feet 250$
10 feet 270$
12 feet 290$

 

If you want gold plated Nakamichi spade connectors, add 1.50$ for each connector.

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of single order and other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility of trying an 8 feet demo pair with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Comparative table of different Optimum Audio speaker cables

  Conductor AWG Design Insulation Resistance Capacitance Connectors Cryogenized Demagnetized
Diamond OCC 10 Concentric Polymer polyolefin N.D. N.D. Rhodium Yes Yes
Gold µ-OFC cryogenized and demagnetized 13 Six-cell honeycomb Polyethylene 0.0018Ω / feet 15pF / feet Gold Yes Yes
Silver OFC 12 Three-cell honeycomb PVC N.D. N.D. Gold No No

 

Custom built Series

  • Manufactured with cable and connector brands that you choose!  Contact me to discuss your preferences (cable and connector brands, length and sheath colors) and I will send you a quotation a few days after.  I can also repair or modify your own cables.  One year warranty.

Cost* : To be determined

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Minimum time delivery of 12 business days after quotation approval, in case of manufactured custom cable.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.

 

Jumpers Bi-wire Diamond, Gold and Silver

  • Cables with length of 8 inches sold for a pair of speakers (two red and two black), to replace the positive and negative shorting bars of four terminals speakers.  Improves speaker sonority and details.  The cable type for each series of jumpers is exactly the same than respective speaker cable (see characteristics above, in speaker cables section). Gold plated, Nakamichi BFA banana and spade, silver welded.  Possibility to have only BFA banana or spade connectors.  Decorative nylon sheath of high quality.  One year warranty.
Model Price (for pair)*
Diamond OCC (top) 160$
Gold µ-OFC (middle) 130$
Silver OFC (bottom) 100$

 

(It is possible to order for only one speaker, a center channel speaker for example.)

* Taxes included.  Add 15$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 15 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

 

BFA banana connectors and spades

 

Connectors types Price (single) *
Furutech FP-200BR BFA banana, rhodium plated pure copper, cryogenized and demagnetized, with two screws 26.50$
Furutech FP-200BG BFA banana, gold plated pure copper, cryogenized and demagnetized, with two screws 19.50$
Nakamichi BFA banana, gold plated with two screws 4.50$
Furutech FP-201R spade, rhodium plated pure copper, cryogenized and demagnetized, with two screws 27.50$
Furutech FP-201G spade, gold plated pure copper, cryogenized and demagnetized, with two screws 19.50$
Nakamichi spade, gold plated with two screws 6$

* Taxes included.  Add 5$ if shipped by Canada Post regardless of quantity.  Delivery time: 3 to 10 business days.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Note: Furutech FP-201G and FP-201R spades are not represented in the picture.

 

Power cables (all handmade by the founder)

Diamond Series

  • Cable made of PC-OCC copper (Pure Crystal - Ohno Continuous Casting Copper), AWG 10, concentric construction with double sheath and triple shield.  Polymer polyolefin insulation.  This copper is the most conductive and the rarest.  It's patented process makes the copper very linear with crystals that have a length of above 125 meters.  An OCC power cable gives more sweetness, precision and speed than any other type of copper.  It's literally perfection!  It is ideal for high output amplifiers, Blu-ray players, CD players and DAC.  It's unique triple shields protect against all "EMI" and "RF" noises from inside and outside the cable.  Gold plated, pure copper Furutech AC connectors with cryogenic and demagnetizing process.  These connectors have the "Floating Field Damper System" technology, diminishing magnetic field inductions.  The shield is joined at the earth pin on the wall connector only to avoid "ground loop".  Decorative fabric sheath of excellent quality.  Successfully passes, the tests for IEC 60601-1 - Class 1 (Medical electrical equipment safety).  UL and CE approved.  Supports 600 Volts and 30 amperes.  One year warranty.
Length Price *
1 meter 620$
2 meters 750$
3 meters 880$
4 meters 1010$

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility to try a 2 meter demo with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Gold Series

  • Cable made of silver plated µ-OFC (Annealed Oxygen-Free Copper), AWG 14, concentric construction, shielded and with double sheaths.  Cryogenized and demagnetized.  Polyethylene insulation.  Resistance of 0.01 ohm / meter.  This rare copper in an OFC cable, heated at very high temperatures to release a maximum of impurities and improve conductivity by changing it's molecular properties.  The result is amazing!  Each speaker will sound more dynamic and airy.  The sound is remarkably smoother on all the frequency range.  This high performance cable can be used for power amplifiers, receivers, Blu-ray players, CD players and DAC.  It's shield protects against all "EMI" and "RF" noises from inside and outside the cable.  Pure copper Furutech AC connectors with cryogenic and demagnetizing process.  The shield is joined at the earth pin on the wall connector only to avoid "ground loop".  Decorative fabric sheath of excellent quality.  Successfully passes, the tests for IEC 60601-1- Class 1 (Medical electrical equipment safety).  UL and CE approved.  Supports 120 Volts and 15 amperes.  One year warranty.
Length Price *
1 meter 450$
2 meters 500$
3 meters 550$
4 meters 600$

 

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility to try a 2 meter demo with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Silver Series

  • Cable made of OFC (Oxygen-Free Copper), AWG 16 (left cable) or AWG 14 (right cable), standard construction, shielded with double sheaths.  PVC insulation.  The AWG 14 cable has a very high copper density with 145 strands of 0.12mm while the AWG 16 has 30 strands of 0.22mm.  Improves energy transfert with better connectors than standards models.  The AWG 16 cable can be used for TV's, computers and digital equipment.  Meanwhile, the AWG 14, can be used on power amplifiers and receivers.  It's shield protects against all "EMI" and "RF" noises from inside and outside the cable.  Rhodium plated connectors in both case but better quality for the AWG 14 cable.  The shield is joined at the earth pin on the wall connector only to avoid "ground loop".  Decorative nylon sheath of high quality.  Successfully passes, the tests for IEC 60601-1 - Class 1 (Medical electrical equipment safety).  UL and CE approved.  Supports 120 Volts and 15 amperes.  One year warranty.
Length Price (AWG 16)* Price (AWG 14)*
1 meter 165$ 185$
2 meters 175$ 200$
3 meters 185$ 215$
4 meters 195$ 230$

 

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Delivery time: 3 to 20 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Possibility of other lengths on demand.  This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.  You have the possibility to try a 2 meter demo with more than 60 hours of break-in.

 

Comparative table of different Optimum Audio power cables

  Conductor AWG Construction Insulation Resistance Shield Connectors Cryogenized Demagnetized
Diamond OCC 10 Concentric Polymer polyolefin N.D. Triple Gold plated pure copper Yes Yes
Gold µ-OFC cryogenized and demagnetized 14 Concentric Polyethylene 0.01Ω / meter Yes Pure copper Yes Yes
Silver OFC 14-16 Standard PVC N.D. Yes Rhodium plated No No
 
 
Custom built Series
  • Manufactured with cable and connector brands that you choose!  Contact me to discuss your preferences (cable and connector brands, length and sheath colors) and I will send you a quotation a few days after.  I can also repair or modify your own cables.  One year warranty.

Cost* : To be determined

* Taxes included.  Add 20$ if shipped by Canada Post.  Minimum time delivery of 12 business days after quotation approval, in case of manufactured custom cable.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

This product will be new without a break-in period.  A break-in period of at least 60 hours is required to reach it's full potential and an optimal warmth and presence.

 

Duplex receptacles

Duplex receptacles models  Price *
Furutech FPX-(Cu), pure copper contact duplex receptacle, cryogenized and demagnetized, 125V / 15A 82$
Furutech FPX-(G), gold plated pure copper contact duplex receptacle, cryogenized and demagnetized, 125V / 15A 110$
Furutech FPX-(R), rhodium plated pure copper contact duplex receptacle, cryogenized and demagnetized, 125V / 15A 140$
Furutech GTX-S (G), gold plated pure copper contact single receptacle, cryogenized and demagnetized, 125V / 20A 200$
Furutech GTX-S (R), rhodium plated pure copper contact single receptacle, cryogenized and demagnetized, 125V / 20A 240$
Furutech GTX-D (G), gold plated pure copper contact duplex receptacle, cryogenized and demagnetized, 125V / 20A 225$
Furutech GTX-D (R), rhodium plated pure copper contact duplex receptacle, cryogenized and demagnetized, 125V / 20A 275$

* Taxes included.  Add 15$ if shipped by Canada Post regardless of quantity.  Delivery time: 3 to 10 business days, depending on availability.  Payment methods are: Paypal, Interac e-Transfers, cash or check.

Note: Only the model FPX-(G) is represented in the picture.