Nordost Frey 2Prices: speaker cables, $2924.99 per 2m pair; interconnects, $1459.99 per 1m pair


Hans said: When the subject of conversation turns to the best cable manufacturers in the world, Nordost is usually one of the names that comes up. Their Frey 2 line combines a goodly amount of knowledge and engineering harnessed from their vaunted Valhalla cables, at an attainable price point.

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The gist: Premium cables from one of cabledom’s preeminent manufacturers.