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Qobuz: 3 levels of high quality streaming audio

By | August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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We are loving the hi-res music choice from Qobuz and have been using this high quality audio streaming (and purchasing) service for evaluating our digital audio cables. It’s also coming in very handy at shows and demonstrations – to cue-up impressive playlists at short notice, tailored to audience taste, room vibe etc.

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  • Qobuz offers the biggest catalog of Hi-Fi and Hi-Res albums in the world, both for new releases and specialized genres.
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New Epic USB digital audio interconnect

By | August 1st, 2019|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , , , , |

The latest addition to our digital family is a high performance USB cable, designed to bridge the gap between the Shawline and Signature ranges.

Chord Company Epic USB digital audio interconnect. A high performance hi-fi cable, intended for use with digital music sources, this product benefits from the unique Chord Co Tuned ARAY conductor technology and enhanced screening/shielding materials that help to reduce interference.

 

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Chord Company Shawline cables featured on HDTVTest

By | July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , , , , , |

An informative and entertaining Blu-ray player review that just so happens to feature Chord Company Shawline cables. A big thank you to Vincent Teoh from everyone at Chord Co Towers!


 

Vincent Teoh (HDTVTest) reviews the Pioneer UDP-LX500 4K Blu-ray player which is pitched as a universal disc player that supports SACD & DVD-Audio by the Japanese brand.

HDR formats supported include HDR10, HDR10+ (following firmware update in the future) and Dolby Vision.

It is one of the most expensive 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players on the market, exceeded only by the flagship Pioneer UDP-LX800.… Read the full article

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KEF K-stream ethernet cable by Chord Company

By | May 9th, 2019|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , |

We are pleased to announce a prestigious collaboration with our colleagues at KEF.  The KEF K-stream cable is a dedicated ethernet speaker link, created by Chord Company to KEF’s exacting requirements and available in 3 stylish finishes.

More info and purchase here


A high-performance interspeaker cable

K-Stream is a high-performance interspeaker cable created by The Chord Company for KEF to complement the exceptional LS50 Wireless. Utilising Chord’s award-winning high-performance cable technology, K-Stream ensures the perfect high-resolution link between the two speakers.

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WAX records now open below Moorgate Acoustics, Sheffield, UK

By | May 7th, 2019|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Some dreams take years to realise

Moorgate Acoustics has been selling good quality hi-fi equipment for 37 years. But this year company director Paul Hobson has finally realised his dream of opening a record store in the basement of their Woodseats showroom.

“It’s finally come full circle – we can now offer our customers the music they love downstairs and the equipment needed to best enjoy it upstairs. I’ve been a music fan since my childhood and have always wanted to try and introduce more people to the thrill of great music.Read the full article

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“A Clockwork Orange” JA Michell Transcriptor Hydraulic Reference turntable

By | May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We have (temporarily) in our possession, one of the two iconic Michell turntables that were used in Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film “A Clockwork Orange”.

This venerable British design classic has become something of a celebrity and we are honoured to have been asked (well Alan Gibb was asked) to give it a thorough service and overhaul – including the repair and testing of its equally venerable tonearm cable.

The turntable is packed with quirky and wonderful features – including a built-in “British” stylus brush, a drop down leg to support the opened dust cover and a silicon oil bath that is used to regulate the speed.… Read the full article

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Chord Epic speaker cable termination guide – ChordOhmic connectors and Hex Gun

By | April 5th, 2019|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , , , , , |


Video guide to terminating Chord Company Epic speaker cable, featuring our ChordOhmic 4mm connectors and the new ChordOhmic Hex Gun crimping tool.

 

 

 

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Scott Walker – R.I.P.

By | April 5th, 2019|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , , |

https://www.davidbowie.com/blog/2019/3/25/farewell-to-scott-walker-1943-2019


https://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/article/scott-walker-obituary


https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/mar/31/the-big-picture-scott-walker-dezo-hoffman?CMP=share_btn_link


https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/mar/28/eimear-mcbride-scott-walker-appreciation?CMP=share_btn_link


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Hi-Fi+ Awards 2018 Interconnect Cable of the Year: Chord ChordMusic

By | December 13th, 2018|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , |

We are very pleased to announce that the Chord Company ChordMusic has been awarded Interconnect Cable of the Year by Hi-Fi+ magazine.


“ChordMusic has a natural quality of vocal texture and instrumental timbre that can be beguiling.”

“There are so many ways in which we enjoy music and it’s the meaningfulness of the experience that has kept me interested and coming back for more over all these years. A review can offer a personal view and opinion, but in reality its very limited compared to personal experience.Read the full article

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New Epic XL speaker cable – available now

By | December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Chord Company|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just in time for the festive season comes our latest XLPE-updated speaker cable.  As per the redesigned and reinvigorated Signature XL, we have been able to apply the same high-spec version of XLPE insulation to our Epic Reference speaker cable – once again passing down performance benefits to all product levels.

The re-dubbed Epic XL also benefits from upgraded aluminium clamps and revised screen weave configuration. Not only does it sound better, it looks pretty good too…

Each set is built to order and fitted with ChordOhmic 4mm or spade connectors.… Read the full article

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