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Silver Dragon Cable + Audeze LCD-3 Headphone Bundle

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This Audeze LCD-3 with Fazor Revision includes the Silver Dragon V3 Premium Headphone Cable. The LCD-3 provides the highest level of audio quality, unsurpassed bass extension, exceptional treble and one of best mid-ranges you will find in headphones. The Silver Dragon V3 Premium is Drew's ULTIMATE pick for an upgrade in sound quality on the LCD-3. The Silver Dragon V3 Premium was also a 2013 PFO Writer's Choice Award Winner!

Features steel and leather suspension headband.

This Premium cable is an excellent match for the Audeze LCD-2 and includes premium Furutech Rhodium Connectors to enhance the look, feel and listening pleasure of all your hifi music sessions. Higher grade Silver Solder is used and all connectors are treated. If you want a clearer sound with the best dynamics, detail and tightening up of the bottom end then the Silver Dragon Premium is an excellent choice. It is a silver conductor based cable and uses 4 x 99.99998% UP-OCC Stranded Silver 24AWG Teflon insulated stranded conductors.

Pair these 2 winners together and you have a match made in heaven!

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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 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 headquarters 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.

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 Mundorf 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 bliss.

Silver Dragon Sound Signature

Silver strands clarify instrument separation, increase soundstage, and find previously lost high and mid-frequency sounds. Transients appear more cohesive and the bass tighter for a more controlled sound. The detail and clarity of the Silver Dragon make it a perfect match for classical music and other genres with many nuanced instruments.

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

Silver Dragon Sound Signature

Silver Dragon Premium Cable

This Premium cable is excellent for the Audeze headphones and it includes premium Furutech Rhodium Connectors to enhance the look, feel and listening pleasure of all your hifi music sessions. Higher grade Silver Solder is used and all connectors are treated. Moon Audio has improved the conductor properties on the Silver Dragon V3 Headphone Cable over the previous Version 2 as these conductors are free from impurities and have virtually no crystal boundaries. The conductors have almost no distortion compared to ordinary silver conductors. The previous version used 4 x 99.998% Ultra Pure Silver 24AWG Teflon insulated stranded conductors. Therefore, we have stepped up the purity to the purist available by today's technology.

Each conductor is made up of a special varying sized stranded geometry. The silver stranding's are mixed with Kevlar standing's to reinforce the conductor making it stronger overall and less prone to failure due to the harsh constant flexing that headphone cable experience. Each conductor is encapsulated in a Teflon casing. The conductors are then surrounded by cotton and a thin layer of Aluminum Foil. It is then protected by a 100% coverage silver plated copper secondary shield and placed in a polyethylene jacket for further protection. To improve it's flexibility, we are no longer using a Techflex jacketing as we did with our previous versions.

A variety of connection options are available for your downstream connection. Moon Audio custom builds these headphone cables in house to your connection specifications. The cable can be used in either a single ended or balanced design. The wire is soldered to a connectors using high quality Cardas silver solder.

Audeze LCD-3 Headphones

The ear cups of the LCD-3 are made from precision crafted, hand-selected Zebrano wood with sloped ear pads made premium lambskin leather. The Premium lambskin ear pads have been designed with specially crafted foam to offer the right amount of firmness and acoustical balance. With intense color variation that ranges from light to dark, the Zebra Wood (Zebrano) complements the LCD-3 and was chosen specifically for its appearance. Nothing matches the warmth and sheer luxury of natural wood.

Audeze’s flagship headphone has literally been called the greatest headphone in the world. The LCD-3, our highest resolution headphone, features the longest voice-coil and the strongest driving force on its diaphragm. At the pinnacle of our LCD Collection, the LCD-3 delivers a dynamic sound and a wide, enveloping soundstage so you’re emotionally connected to artist and music. For best performance the LCD-3 should be driven by high-quality external headphone amplifier or integrated amp. Impedance is 110 ohms.

The LCD-3 delivers the highest resolution music experience of all our headphones. The sound is always musical, spacious, ultra-realistic, with powerful bass, a rich and engaging midrange, and a top end that pulls you into the music. For the best results Audeze recommends pairing the LCD-3 with an external headphone amplifier. When Audeze started designing the LCD-3 professional reference headphones, the goal was very clear, it must be the best. No compromise when it comes to the quality of sound.

The LCD-3 provides the highest level of audio quality, unsurpassed bass extension, exceptional treble and the best mid-range. Innovations Every Day. Audeze aspires to deliver extraordinary products through research. The LCD-3 is packed with many innovative technologies and new approaches. Audeze uses a proprietary thin-film diaphragm that is housed between a unique super-efficient push-pull magnetic structure. The LCD-3 earcups are made of precision-crafted, hand-selected Zebra Wood (Zebrano). The sloped ear pads are made of premium lambskin leather, with specially molded foam to offer the right amount of firmness.


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"I tried a Moon [Audio] Silver Dragon on my LCD3s (formerly using Black Dragons, which I liked a lot also). Findings:

  1. Major improvement in the bass, which is clearer with more detail and more transparent and well integrated with rest of the spectrum.
  2. More detail in the mids without any harshness or abrasion.
  3. Highs nice and extended but not piercing; also fuller highs.

A superb cable for the LCD3s, now making them a top phone for me."

Rick | 11/14/12

Specs

Headphone Features

Style
Open circumaural
Transducer type
Planar magnetic
Magnetic structure
Proprietary push-pull design
Magnet type
Neodymium
Transducer active diaphragm area
39.8 cm2 (6.17 in2)
Maximum power handling
15W (for 200ms)
Sound pressure level
>130dB with 15W
Frequency response
5Hz – 20kHz extended out to 50kHz
Total harmonic distortion
<1% through entire frequency range
Impedance
110 ohms
Efficiency
102dB / 1mW
Optimal power requirement
1 – 4W

Cable Design

Conductors
4 x 24AWG
Material
99.99998% UP-OCC Silver
Construction
Varying Size Stranding
Solder
Mundorf MSolder SUPREME Silver-Gold mix
Shielding
Aluminum Foil, Braided Wire Shield
Jacket
Silver Polyethylene
Format
Dual Entry (Y-type)
Connector
4-pin Mini XLR

Features

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Application
Fullsize Headphone
Sound Signature
Analytical
Break-In Time
80 Hours

Package Includes

  • Headphones
  • 1.9m cable: 1/4" to dual 4-pin mini-XLR
  • Travel Case
  • Silver Dragon Premium Cable
  • User guide and warranty card
  • three year limited warranty*

*Warranty is 1 year for parts, 3 years for drivers from date of purchase on Audeze headphone. Warranty is ONLY valid if product is purchased from an authorized dealer such as Moon Audio.

Dragon Audio Cables are covered by a 30-Day limited warranty.

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