MCRU offer what we consider to be one of the best DIY sets value for money wise and featuring quality audiophile parts from Neotech of Japan. Founded in 1980 the company specialize in cables and connectors made from ohno continuous cast copper, (UP-OCC) this is one of the purest and best grades of copper in the world for audio applications, a full explanation of this grade of material is here.
Without doubt mains cables made from UP-OCC almost always out perform similar priced cables and often more expensive ones. The No. 97 DIY kit will allow you to construct your very own high end mains power lead for a fraction of what it would cost fully assembled.
Neotech of Japan have been producing cables since 1980, and have long been a leader in producing wire and cable using “single crystal” UP-OCC Copper, developed by Professor Ohno of the Chiba Institute of Technology in Japan. UP-OCC copper is at least 99.99998% pure, and has an average crystal size of 125 metres. Compare this to the average crystal size of Oxygen Free Copper, which is 0.02 metres. UP-OCC copper and silver are considered the ultimate in copper and silver conductor technology today.
The Neotech NEP-3003 III utilizes 13 AWG individual conductors for live, neutral, and ground, as well as a tinned OFC copper braided shield. The overall outside diameter of the NEP-3003 III cable is 11.4mm.
You will receive…….
Neotech NEP-3003 MKIII mains cable x 1 metre
Neotech UK mains plug with gold over silver plated pins
Neotech gold plated UP-OCC IEC connector
AMR audiophile gold plated fuse (free of charge)
Length of polyester braided sleeving to cover the cable
Length of heat shrink sleeving to seal the ends after build
Overall a quality mains power lead that will bring tangible sonic improvements to your hifi system.
Please note this is a DIY kit, you will need to wire it together yourself, if in any doubt always consult a professional.