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Old 06-18-2019, 08:20 AM
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Default Best available Cybershaft OCXO clock for Esoteric K-01xs?

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I have talked with Kenji Hasegawa of Cybershaft and can place an order after July 1st. Given that the OP models are the only products that can be ordered now, and everything above the OP17 has been sold out, would you recommend the OP17 (Limited 2 or Ultimate) for my system?

Thanks for any feedback in advance. Kind regards - Gerry
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Old 06-18-2019, 04:00 PM
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Folks-

I have talked with Kenji Hasegawa of Cybershaft and can place an order after July 1st. Given that the OP models are the only products that can be ordered now, and everything above the OP17 has been sold out, would you recommend the OP17 (Limited 2 or Ultimate) for my system?

Thanks for any feedback in advance. Kind regards - Gerry
Please let us know what components you have that can benefit from a 10Mhz clock input, either 50ohm or 75ohm....
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Old 06-19-2019, 09:37 AM
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I was going to use a Nordost Vahala 2 75 ohm cable, from clock to Esoteric K-01xs.
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The K01Xs clock input is 50ohm according to the Esoteric websites, both list the specs...

You should utilize a 50ohm cable...
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I was going to use a Nordost Vahala 2 75 ohm cable, from clock to Esoteric K-01xs.
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Old 06-20-2019, 03:31 PM
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It actually does not matter...I can send more information on why it does not matter if you are interested.
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Old 06-20-2019, 03:59 PM
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It actually does not matter...I can send more information on why it does not matter if you are interested.
Information is irrelevant... It does matter; the difference is audible. Esoteric engineering has confirmed it as well.
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Old 06-26-2019, 07:26 PM
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Ivan-

With all due respect, information (especially knowledge) is power.

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You’re right; I have used and carefully listened to both 50 ohm and 75 ohm cables. The 50 ohm won every time. I have six Clocks total, and they all use Shunyata Sigma 50 Cables.
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Old 06-27-2019, 09:23 AM
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So will you share your knowledge Gerry?
I also use Shunyata Sigma Clock 50 with a Mutec Ref10 Master Clock connected to my Grandioso K1 SACD and like Ivan, have tried both 75 and 50ohm cables and 50 Ohm are by far superior.
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