Black Dragon Premium Cable for Focal Clear Headphones V2

$395.00
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Black Dragon Premium Focal Clear headphone cable V2 is an excellent upgrade for your Focal Clear headphones.

The premium Black Dragon includes premium connectors that both look and sound amazing!

It is extremely smooth sounding with great low end and wonderful voicing.

Dragon Audio Cables

Quality You Can Trust

Most stock headphone cables are made of poor, ultra-thin conductors that work as a bottleneck for sound. Poor geometries, no shielding, rubber jackets, and a whole host of other issues in OEM (stock) cables can limit the performance of the headphone driver in terms of clarity and definition.

Dragon Cables are handcrafted from quality materials in Moon Audio's offices in Cary, North Carolina. All of our cables are created with ultra pure, single-crystal silver and copper strands and engineered to provide the cleanest, most musical presentation. Our wire is void of impurities and crystalline boundaries, leaving nothing between you and your music.

Black Dragon Sound Signature

The Black Dragon is warm and smooth with a musical presentation. Copper strands enhance the body, shape, and immediacy of the music. The detail and expansiveness of the Black Dragon make it a flexible fit where a broad range of musical genres are played. It can also improve bass frequencies on bass-light headphones.

The smooth, musical quality makes it a perfect fit for headphones that tend to sound a bit edgy or bright. Despite its warmth, the Black Dragon does not have a laid back, lush sound. It is much closer to neutral, making it a very natural sounding cable.

For more information on finding your signature sound, visit our Sound Signature Guide.

Black Dragon Sound Signature

The Premium Difference

Premium Dragon Cables offer the same quality construction as the standard line, featuring UP-OCC 99.99998% pure conductors and matching cable designs with a few upgrades. Cardas Silver Solder is replaced with Mudorf MSolder SUPREME Silver-Gold mix at every connection point, and premium Furutech Rhodium connectors are included to enhance the look, feel and listening pleasure of all your hifi music sessions. When you are trying to squeeze out every last percentage point of performance, the Premium version makes sense. The Furutech Top Line connectors are quite simply the best made, and every point of signal saturation makes a difference.

Is there a night and day difference between the sound quality of the standard and premium? No. Is the Premium the best of the best? Yes. These cables are meant for cream-of-the-crop headphones where every detail makes a difference in bringing you closer to audio nirvana.

Cable Design

This cable is warmer in nature than our Silver Dragon Premium Clear V3 headphone cable. It is extremely smooth sounding with great low end and wonderful voicing. It is not a laid back lush or dark sounding cable.

It smooths out the top end making it a little less analytical and a little more natural sounding. It also adds bottom end weight to the lower frequencies and provides a fuller sound and wider soundstage.

The difference between the standard Black Dragon and the Premium Black Dragon are the connectors used on the premium cables and a premium silver solder. We use a higher grade Silver Solder that is harder to work with in order to reduce signal deterioration at the solder Joint. The wire is identical.

When you are trying to squeeze out every last percentage point of performance, the Premium version makes the most sense. The Furutech Top Line connectors are quite simply the best made and every point of signal saturation will make a difference.

Is there a night and day difference between the sound quality of the standard and premium? No.

Is the Premium the best of the best? Yes. Our premium cables are meant for the "cream of the crop" headphones where every small improvement makes an audible improvement in terms of bringing you closer to "audio nirvana".

Most stock headphone cables are made of poor ultra thin conductors that work as a bottle neck for the sound but the Black Dragon V2 cable uses 4 x 21.5AWG Teflon insulated stranded conductors using pure single crystallized UP-OCC pure copper with 7N purity 99.99998%. Yes, you will be able to hear and see the difference in our hand-crafted cables!

Each conductor is made up of a special varying size stranding geometry. The copper stranding is mixed with Kevlar stranding to reinforce the conductor. Making it stronger overall and less prone to failure due to the harsh constant flexing a headphone cable receives. The conductors are then surrounded by cotton and then a layer of Teflon tape. This V2 version is now also shielded and placed in a polyethylene jacket for further protection.

The wire is soldered to the connector with high quality silver solder. The default 1/4" Plug is the new Furutech CF-763. Furutech’s beautifully finished, beautiful sounding CF-763 connectors are the result of meticulous engineering and careful audition of various suitable materials. The CF-763 features an Nonmagnetic Rhodium-plated α (Alpha) phosphor bronze conductor and Fluoropolymer insulation for minimal impedance and a nonmagnetic stainless and carbon fiber finished housing for superior damping.

For XLR connections there are 2 choices. The FP-601M(R) XLR which uses a Beryllium copper and phosphor bronze α (Alpha) Conductor: the body is a Copper alloy with PVDF Fluoropolymer insulation. The second choice is the top of the line CF-601M(R)XLR which utilizes an α (Alpha) Beryllium copper and phosphor bronze Rhodium-plated Conductor with Carbon fiber and nonmagnetic stainless steel housing. The Body is PVDF Fluoropolymer insulation with a Specially designed cable strain relief.

Hack Your Headphones

Hack Your Headphones

Dragon Cables are an easy do-it-yourself upgrade to your favorite headphones with detachable cables. With a wide array of connection options, a plug-and-play cable is just a few clicks away.

We also offer custom headphone hacks for your hard-wired cans, like many Grado, Sennheiser or AKG headphones. For more information on custom headphone modifications, visit our Hack Your Headphones portal.

More Information
Designed to fit Focal

Specifications

Conductors
4 x 21.5AWG
Material
99.99998% UP-OCC Copper
Construction
Varying Size Stranding
Solder
Mudorf MSolder SUPREME Silver-Gold mix
Insulation
Cotton
Shielding
Aluminum Foil, Braided Wire Shield
Jacket
Black Polyethylene

Features

Black Dragon
Format
Headphone
Sound Signature
Warm & Musical
Break-In Time
40 Hours

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Black Dragon for Focal Clear
Cable performs beautifully, just as advertised. I have long used Silver Dragon cables for my portable (iPod Classic, Ray Samuels Predator Amp, Shure 535 IEMs), but bought a 15' Black to go with a new set of Focal Clear headphones run out of a Linear Tube Audio MZ2 amp. As recommended, I bought the Black because the Focals lean bright, transparent, forward. The cables supplied with the Clears were decent (stylish like the 'phones, being French), but the Black Dragon improved the sound significantly. The Black Dragon is solidly built, flexible enough, comes with first-rate connectors.
April 30, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
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