Is OCC cable unobtanium now?

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motokok

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Is OCC cable unobtanium now?
« on: 16 Feb 2019, 09:15 am »
Hi, been out of the audio loop for a couple years. Is OCC cable not available anymore?

DaveC113

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Re: Is OCC cable unobtanium now?
« Reply #1 on: 16 Feb 2019, 03:16 pm »
It's still being made for audio use by Neotech / Harmonic Tech.

I buy some custom OCC wire for my cables from them, and I also carry some Harmonic Speaker cable, as imo it's the best UPOCC copper speaker cable value for the money.

Furukowa of Japan has stopped producing OCC wire and has moved onto Triple-C copper. Apparently is is made in a process similar to forging and has long aligned grain boundaries. However, even years later some Furutech cables still have some OCC copper in them, I heard they stockpiled some of it. Their latest PC, the DPS-4, uses both OCC and Triple-C copper.

motokok

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Re: Is OCC cable unobtanium now?
« Reply #2 on: 17 Feb 2019, 01:36 am »
Interesting. And thanks, Dave! I still use a pair of your Neotech/Furutech jumpers that you made me yonks ago. Love me some OCC. Hope things are going well for you!

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Re: Is OCC cable unobtanium now?
« Reply #3 on: 17 Feb 2019, 12:02 pm »
There is a member that sell OCC cables from China, a nice vendor.
I cant remember his name for now.

He is this:
https://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?action=profile;u=92305