First Listen: Moon Audio Silver Dragon iPod LOD (Line Out Dock) Cables

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Moon Audio Silver Dragon iPod LOD
First Listen: Moon Audio Silver Dragon iPod LOD (Line Out Dock) Cables

• “To improve (the cable’s) flexibility we are no longer using a Techflex jacketing as we did with our previous versions.”
• “A variety of connection options are available for your downstream connection. Such as the mini plug, RCA, XLR and a whole host of others. We custom build these in house to your connection specification.”
• “The cable can be used in either a single ended or balanced design. The wire is soldered to a connectors using high quality Cardas silver solder.”

Silver Dragon IEM LOD

The Silver Dragon IEM (in-ear monitor) LOD cable, in turn, also uses very high quality though admittedly less exotic signal wires that offer, by design, a good compromise between improved sound quality and excellent physical flexibility. In short, the IEM LOD cable is intended for applications where users will want to strap their iPods to a companion portable headphone amp and will therefore need a signal cable that can accommodate a sharp, 180-degree bend in order to plug into the amp (see accompanying photo). Moon Audio highlights the following construction details the define the IEM LOD cable:

• “The cable uses 2 x 99.99998% UP-OCC silver 26AWG insulated stranded conductors as the central positive leg of the cables. Each central conductor is surrounded by an externally wrapped negative conductor. By using a coaxial design, we where able to create great flexibility and a small footprint. The conductors’ purity is the same as its big brother’s. And

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