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    Shunyata Sigma s/pdif digital cable replaces Wireworld Platinum Starlight coax

    I am late to the Shunyata party, but have recently discovered their Sigma line of USB and s/pdif digital cables. This past week I replaced a Wireworld Platinum Starlight coaxial cable with a Shunyata Sigma s/pdif digital cable. The result has proven exciting and enlightening. The Wireworld Platinum Starlight digital coax has served as my reference digital cable between the Aurender N10 and the Esoteric K-01X DAC in the studio system for several years. I have been quite satisfied with its performance, but I must admit the Shunyata Sigma s/pdif digital cable substantially raised the performance bar. Noteworthy is the improved clarity and focus of the soundstage. Voices and instruments are more accurately defined in their own space with greater separation. The transparency and general clarity of all sounds gained refinement that creates a more lifelike sense of realism. Bass sounds thicker, more robust, with improved decay. In certain moments their was such startling realism to the music that I was practically in disbelief of what I was hearing. The Shunyata Sigma s/pdif digital cable is remarkable. It now serves as my new reference digital cable in the studio system.





    I became interested in the Shunyata Sigma s/pdif cable about a month ago after adding the Shunyata Sigma USB cable between the Aurender N100H music server and the Schiit Audio Yggdrasil Analog 2 DAC in the living room system. The Sigma USB cable replaced a Wireworld Platinum Starlight 7 USB cable. The improved resolution, clarity, and dynamic energy the Shunyata Sigma USB cable brought to the living room system was very nearly like a component change. The improved focus on voices and instruments, and the more accurately defined three dimensional characteristics of the soundstage has been startling. There really is no comparison between the WW Platinum Starlight USB cable and the Shunyata Sigma USB cable.





    It is my complete satisfaction with the Shunyata Sigma USB cable in the living room system that ignited my curiosity about Shunyata Sigma s/pdif digital cable. I had to scratch that itch, and I am very pleased I did. These two Shunyata digital cables have elevated the performance of both sound systems. In my opinion, the most die hard audio enthusiasts will be more than satisfied with these Shunyata Sigma series digital cables. Color me a happy camper.
    Dan

    STUDIO - McIntosh C1000C/P, MC2301 (2), MR88, Aurender N10, Esoteric K-01X, Shunyata Sigma spdif digital coax,
    Sonos Connect, Stillpoints Ultra SS & Ultra Mini, PurePower 2000, Furutech Flux 50, Michell Gyro SE, Michell HR Power Supply, SME 309, Ortofon Cadenza Black, Sonus faber Amati Anniversario

    LIVING ROOM - McIntosh C2300, MC75 (2), MR85, Magnum Dynalab 205 Signal Sleuth, Sonos Connect, Simaudio MOON Neo 260D-T, Schiit Audio Yggdrasil, Aurender N100H, Shunyata Sigma USB cable,
    Sony DAT 60ES, Nakamichi BX-300, Micro Seiki DD40 w/m505A tonearm, Ortofon Cadenza Blue, PS Audio P10, Furutech Flux 50, Stillpoints Ultra Mini, PMC EB1i, JL Audio f113

    VINTAGE - McIntosh 4300V, McIntosh MA230, Tandberg 3011A tuner, Olive 04HD, JBL 4312A

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    Re: Shunyata Sigma s/pdif digital cable replaces Wireworld Platinum Starlight coax

    Congrats Dan! I've been using Shunyata cables for over 6 years. Have gone from Black Mambas to Cobras to Pythons to Anacondas to Deltas/Alphas/Sigmas. Crazy what we spend on cables but every step has been an improvement. And, Shunyatas are reasonably priced compared to others.

    Enjoy the music!
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    Mike

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    Re: Shunyata Sigma s/pdif digital cable replaces Wireworld Platinum Starlight coax

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Congrats Dan! I've been using Shunyata cables for over 6 years. Have gone from Black Mambas to Cobras to Pythons to Anacondas to Deltas/Alphas/Sigmas. Crazy what we spend on cables but every step has been an improvement. And, Shunyatas are reasonably priced compared to others.

    Enjoy the music!
    Mike.......​Thank you. For years I have read the positive comments of Shunyata owners. It took me long enough to try the brand. Sure glad I did.
    Dan

    STUDIO - McIntosh C1000C/P, MC2301 (2), MR88, Aurender N10, Esoteric K-01X, Shunyata Sigma spdif digital coax,
    Sonos Connect, Stillpoints Ultra SS & Ultra Mini, PurePower 2000, Furutech Flux 50, Michell Gyro SE, Michell HR Power Supply, SME 309, Ortofon Cadenza Black, Sonus faber Amati Anniversario

    LIVING ROOM - McIntosh C2300, MC75 (2), MR85, Magnum Dynalab 205 Signal Sleuth, Sonos Connect, Simaudio MOON Neo 260D-T, Schiit Audio Yggdrasil, Aurender N100H, Shunyata Sigma USB cable,
    Sony DAT 60ES, Nakamichi BX-300, Micro Seiki DD40 w/m505A tonearm, Ortofon Cadenza Blue, PS Audio P10, Furutech Flux 50, Stillpoints Ultra Mini, PMC EB1i, JL Audio f113

    VINTAGE - McIntosh 4300V, McIntosh MA230, Tandberg 3011A tuner, Olive 04HD, JBL 4312A

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