COMING your way if you have deep enough pockets – Odin 2, the new “Supreme Reference Cable Range” from Nordost of USA.
According to the press release, “after years of extensive research and development, the new Odin 2 Cables integrate all of the advancements in cable technology and procedures that Nordost has learned since the introduction of the first iteration of Odin nearly a decade ago.”
The Odin 2 range comprises analogue, digital and tonearm interconnects, as well as loudspeaker cable, bi-wire jumper and power cord.
Each features Nordost’s patented Dual Mono-Filament process, Total Signal Control technology, and proprietary HOLO:PLUG connectors “to ensure a transformative effect on hi-fi sound systems.”
Nordost president Joe Reynolds says, “We are very excited about the launch of Odin 2, which is a major improvement over our flagship Odin cables. The introduction of our patented HOLO:PLUG technology lifts this cable to a new pinnacle of performance.
“We have applied all of the knowledge we have acquired over many years of research and development to offer the most state-of-the-art cable solution possible. The response from our beta testers has been overwhelmingly positive, and we can’t wait to finally introduce Odin 2 into the market.”
The Odin 2 Power Cord retails at US$16,999.99 per 1.25m length; additional 1.25m increments are US$4,999.99.
The Analog Interconnects retails at US$19,999.99 for a 0.6m pair; additional stereo 0.5m increments are US$2,499.99.
The Tonearm Cable costs US$11,999.99 for 1.25m; additional 1m increments are US$3,999.99.
The Digital Cable (XLR and RCA versions) costs US$10,999.99 for 1.25m; additional 1.25m increments are US$2,999.99.
The Odin 2 Loudspeaker Cables, which use 26 silver-plated solid-core conductors, retails at $29,999.99 per metre pair; additional 0.5m stereo increments are US$3,999.99. The Bi-Wire Jumpers cost US$6,999.99 for 0.34m.
According to Nordost, “the Odin 2 will unleash every facet of a live performance and allow listeners to fully immerse themselves in a complete and pure musical experience. Odin 2 doesn’t just set the standard; it blows the standards away.”
We did mention deep pockets, right?