I finally bought a Bartok and wanted to ask,
I have a Gryphon Diablo 300 and wanting to make the most of the amp’s balanced circuit, which xlr cable do you recommend?
I currently have a Nordost Tyr2 rca.
thank you all
Congrats with your new Bartók, and with your Diablo 300.
The Gryphon offer their own cables. Maybe a good idea to test them in your setup:
Guideline Reference Interconnect:
Of course there are myriads of other cables. Indeed go for balanced interconnects, set your budget, and find a dealer to listen, or better borrow, before you buy.
Congratuations on the new Bartok! I currently run Tyr2 XLR direct from a Bartok into a Burmester power amp and am very pleased with the results.
I guess that Nordost Tyr 2 Xlr are excellent? I have Transparent reference xlr in my system, very happy with it…but cables is a never ending story…Nordost was a good choice…so….
thanks for the replies,
Gryphon cables I would forget, they are not found in second-hand and should be tried, I prefer to stay with Nordost, or Transparent.
Put some good rca / xlr adapters, could it be a good choice or not ??
Not a good choice. Your setup will not be balanced.
that’s what I suspected …
if I have an all balanced circuit, between amplifier and Bartok, do I have any advantages in terms of quality? or just a bigger gain?
pin 3 of the XLR connector is connected to pin 1 at the end of the cable furthest from the DAC
thanks, but i didn’t understand this
I use Iconoclast UPOCC XLR gen 2. Very happy with this setup.
Me too with the Iconoclast UPOCC XLRs — very happy indeed.
Then please just understand that connecting the balanced out of your Bartók to the balanced in of your amp, using proper balanced XLR cables, is giving the best results.
There is a suspicion that it is Siltech inside, maybe…
Griffon himself does not manufacture cables…
I have no idea if this is actually a Siltech cable, but if it is, not too bad at all.
I have the same setup, Bartok into a Diablo 300. I am using Siltech classic 770i XLR cables and very happy with it. If I were you I’d look at their newly released classic legend series.
If you’re interested in those cables, I can pass the details of my dealer as he’s been awesome in helping me setup my system.
thanks, it would be interesting to make a comparison with the Nordost Tyr2 rca that I have, which are already a good level …
I believe I have good results as well because I am using the full siltech loom.
Depends what other cables you are using and which end result you want to achieve.
What’s the rest of your setup?
I have nordost valhalla 1 cables as power supply, tyr2 rca as signal and Heimdall2 for speakrs ( Gryphon Mojo) , I wanted to take advantage of the balanced circuit of the Gryphon now that I have the Bartok
then it might make sense for you to stay in the nordost line. Ask a dealer to test a pair of XLR?