There is a certain satisfaction when we can share our experiences with others. Not because they want to boast, but on the contrary, we want the experience what we have at least can be useful for others, in this case especially the friends of the worldwide audio device makers. I am an audio cable maker. Now through this opportunity, I want to tell you about my experience in designing audio cables. The article itself I wrote in three parts. I Hope this can bring benefits to you. Thank you for reading….
The story begins when in 1997, while still living in the United States. Since that year I have been attracted to the world of audio cable. Cable effect on sonic characteristic was so interesting that I was willing to spend a lot of time observing, pondering and doing some kind of personal research.
As time went on, I continued to actively research and test cables that I tried to make myself. I have tried various materials of copper and silver, ranging from audio grade, industrial / commercial grade, hospital grade, military grade, aircraft grade to ultra wide-bandwidth-aerospace-grade.
Furthermore, have tried are all by using various types of geometry construction to control electrical properties (L, C & R), insulators to control dielectric and electrical, cryogenic and metallurgical treatments such as gold, graphene and others.
There have been so many initial prototypes that have failed, and failure after failure until finally I really understand how to make high-end high-quality cables. Kenkraft Labs was born and then the final prototype that contains the essence of my research so far finally was ready!
The short story is that when I returned to Indonesia about 3 years ago (2016). Because I feel that I already have my own concept with cables, which is the essence of my research, I believe that my cable is good, then I began introducing my cable. Initially branded Fcuk Labs. Then renamed Kenkraft Labs.
In fact, because I am sure quality and performance of my cable, I dare to target the high end audio systems in Indonesia.
The Result? Thanks God. Slowly, some high end audio enthusiasts open themselves by willing to try this cable cable. These cables are tested in several high end audio rooms owned by some music lovers and audiophiles.
Of course, in addition to praise, there are also reproaches and blasphemies 🙂 (Maybe because there are certain motives or conflict of interest or competition).
From the bottom of my heart, I said – My Cable is a result of on-going long research and finally I can produce a proud high performance audio cable, I dare to call this work a Masterpiece cable.
I dare to call my cable the masterpiece because I am certain that, after witnessing how my cable was bought by several audio enthusiasts and super high end players. And some of them are high end audio lovers and owners who are very very critical in choosing devices, including cables – where some of their equipment can be mentioned such as:
– Mark Levinson ML31 + Conrad Johnson Preamp + VTL amp + B & W.
– Rotel RB + Tannoy Prestidge Gold Ref
– Manley Neoclassic 300b WE version,
– And D’agostino system,
– Audio Research + Tannoy Westminster,
– Jadis 200.
– Gaku On Audio Note,
– Manley 300b system,
– Triangle Art + Gryphon MTM system,
– Gryphon Memphisto + Venture Grand Reference,
– Full set system for MBL top of the line 9011.
– And the list goes on and on….
The lesson that I may share here is, our product can compete with very expensive brands (Even Overpriced perhaps?), it is not even impossible to surpass them. However, we must prepare our products are truly good in both performance and quality.
Our Kenkraft Labs Wire was born from going through long and in-depth research, and were tested first by using high end system that has a standard reference of good quality. Using selected materials and unique geometry based on our research. And more importantly, We must be able to understand the music itself. Critical in our listening when assessing sound quality.
This is the end of my short story at the first part article. I will try to write again and share some things about the audio cable.