Here is a follow-up review of Dave's cables that I posted in conjunction with my Decware Mystery amplifier and Omega SAHO speakers. Dave's D3 & D4 interconnect cables are in short outstanding. These cables are very neutral, exceptionally detailed in the most musical way, and provided a wide/deep 3D soundstage to both CD's and vinyl reproduction. His cables are the REAL DEAL and are definitely worth a demo in your system IMHO. So give Dave a call!
So I have had my Super Alnico High Output speakers hooked up to my Decware Mystery (ZMA) amplifier for about a month now. Over the last couple of weeks I've been auditioning some of Dave Cahoon's (ZenWave Audio) IC's within my system.
Here are my impressions: The ZMA is an exceptional, musically satisfying amplifier. It is absolutely quiet in my system, has perfect tonality to my ears, and creates an insanely accurate 3D soundstage driving Omega Super Alnico High Output speakers.
The sound from my speakers really opened up when I replaced my Reality Cables with ZenWave's offerings (D3 & D4 interconnects and SMSG speaker cables). I can just hear so deeply into the music now. It appears that the ZMA/SAHO combination benefits from the best cables you can throw into the mix.
It's difficult for me to put the sound characteristics of the Mystery amplifier, SAHO speaker, and ZenWave cable combination into words. But to me what best describes this combination is the immersive listening experience you'll enjoy with decent source equipment. You simply get lost in the music. And after all isn't that what this hobby journey is all about?
This amplifier was a early retirement gift to myself. Having worked in the non-profit conservation arena throughout my career, I just count my blessings people like Steve Deckert (Decware), Louis Chochos (Omega Loudspeakers) and Dave Cahoon (ZenWave Audio) make such wonderful and reasonably priced audio products. Sonic nirvana awaits those who journey well - thanks Steve, Louis and Dave.