Audio Federation welcomes Acrolink to their Product Lines

[… talking about ourselves in the 3rd person unfamiliar… now we must be ready for politics or rap-stardom. Whoo hoo!]

Box with Acrolink 7N-PC7100 power cable
Box with Acrolink 7N-PC7100 power cable

We auditioned the Box with Acrolink 7N-PC7100 power cable awhile back and were really impressed.

There are not too many times these days when we can listen to something for the first time, broken or unbroken in, and be impressed. Hmmmm….’course we talk about all those times here, so maybes y’all don’t know how many times we are duly UNimpressed…

These power cords, and what we have heard of the Acrolink line, is in my mind somewhat similar to the sound of the Nordost Valhalla. But more distinctive.

[Neli says: “I’m not sure they’re more ‘distinctive’ than Valhalla … Valhalla power cords are quite distinctive. The Acrolink are distinctive, differently from the Valhalla, not sure I can right now put my finger on it — it’s been a while since I heard them back to back, I guess I’d say that the Acrolink is even more resolute.”]

[Mike snorts and retorts: ” I meant it in the sense that the Valhalla sound is more like the sound of most other cables – better than most, in our opinion of course, but closer to the pack… not as… ‘distinctive’ :-)]

Acrolink 7N-PC7100 power cord
Box with Acrolink 7N-PC7100 power cable

The sound:

The 7N-PC7100 powercord, $2895/2 meters) is very detailed, more so than the Valhalla power cord, with more HARMONIC resolution (not so much ‘body’ as variety of colors) in the mids. Notes are less rounded in the mids as well, but there is so much resolution it is hard to notice.

The 7N-DA6100 interconnect $4995/1 meter) is also very detailed, a little less body than the Valhalla, not as round, but cleaner, clearer sounding, and better resolution in the upper frequencies.

At least that is my impression of the ‘Acrolink sound’ – I expect these two descriptions to converge over time because of The Remarkably Similar Sound Within ‘Most’ Manufacturer’s Particular Product Lines [more later, later meaning soon. No, really.].

Acrolink 7N-PC7100 power cord
Closeup Acrolink 7N-PC7100 power cable breaking in.

The Acrolink build qaulity is second to none, and the cables are bendable :-), and do not use WBT connectors (which may be a good thing or bad thing, depending on where you are coming from).

Anyway, another arrow in our quiver… !