What Hi-Fi, August 1996

NVA LS1 speaker cable

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Speaker cable

For Everything bar...

Against ...it not being available as bi-wire

Verdict This is as good a cable as you'll find at the price

This excellent-value cable comes from amp maker NVA in single runs (NVA doesn't like its amps used for bi-wiring), and employs seven individually insulated solid-core silver alloy conductors, the whole wrapped in a webbing sleeve. The LS1 opens up the sound like you're removing dark glasses while looking at the moon - the bloom of an orchestra improves, instruments become more alive. Detail and bandwidth are exemplary. A cracking cable.

August 1996  WHAT HI*FI?