SOLID+ CONCENTRIC LONG-GRAIN COPPER CONDUCTORS
Solid conductors prevent two very common sources of distortion: imperfect strand-to-strand contacts and magnetic interaction between strands. However, if a conductor as large as in Q2 was a single solid, not only would it be very stiff, but, due to skin effect, it would also have a very unnatural sound—like an aural roller coaster. Q2’s Solid+ Concentric Conductors comprise a perfect circle of 11 smaller strands of LGC copper spiraled around a single larger strand of LGC. The result is a flexible conductor with sound quality approaching that of an ideal solid conductor.
LOW-INDUCTANCE TWISTED-PAIR GEOMETRY
A normal speaker cable with parallel conductors has fairly high inductance, smearing energy across time and making the sound dull and unfocused. Two conductors spiraled around one another, provide lower inductance, greater clarity, and superior bass-to-treble frequency extension.
Metal: SolidPlus Concentric Long-Grain Copper Gauge: 1 x 19 AWG / 11 X 28 AWG Black PVC