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HEIMDALL 2 DIGITAL INTERCONNECT

Digital data transfer demands precise impedance matching in both cable and connectors. Manufactured entirely in the USA, the Heimdall 2 S/PDIF and AES/EBU cables are optimized for digital signal transfer and use a silver-plated OFC solid core conductor suspended in our proprietary, precision Dual Mono-Filament construction. In the S/PIDF cable, this technology is combined with combination BNC/RCA connectors, providing a true 75 Ohm signal path which answers the demand for the precise tolerance needed for clocking and dealing with digital output. Whereas the AES/EBU cable is constructed with impedance matched XLR connectors, providing a true 110 Ohm signal path for digital data which results in clearly audible sonic and musical benefits. The result is an ultra high-speed, low-loss cable specifically designed to deliver the best possible performance from today’s high-resolution digital audio sources. They may only be “ones” and “zeros” but poor impedance matching has a dramatic impact on the accuracy with which they are passed from one electronic device to another. Nordost’s ultra-close tolerance digital transfer solutions deliver the goods, sonically and musically. 

75 OHM SPECIFICATIONS

Insulation:   Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (FEP)
Construction:   Mechanically tuned spacing, length and Dual Mono-Filament, co-axial design
Conductors:   1 x 20 AWG
Material:   Silver-plated 99.99999% solid core OFC
Capacitance:   15.0pF/ft
Impedance:   75 Ohm
Overall Shield Coverage:   97%
Velocity of Propagation:   88%
Termination:   Gold-plated true 75 Ohm Neutrik BNC. Gold-plated BNC to RCA adapter included.

AVAILABLE CONNECTORS

Heimdall2 Digital Interconnect 75ohm connectors

110 OHM SPECIFICATIONS

Insulation:   Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (FEP)
Construction:   Mechanically tuned spacing, length and Dual Mono-Filament, twin-axial design
Conductors:   2 x 20 AWG
Material:   Silver-plated 99.99999% solid core OFC
Capacitance:   10.7pF/ft
Impedance:   110 Ohm
Overall Shield Coverage:   97%
Velocity of Propagation:   88%
Terminations:   Gold-plated true 110 Ohm Neutrik XLR

AVAILABLE CONNECTORS

XLR Connector

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