The Reference power cord is the entry-level for the audiophile category.
Lightspeed Reference power cord
- Clear, precise and natural sound
- Rich, neutral mid-range and tight bass
- Neutral sound and clear presentation
- Wide sound-stage
- Extremely low noise
LightSpeed Pure Energy technology
All LightSpeed power cord include a special Pure Energy electronics that can effectively filter DC components that contaminate the alternating current. This results in cleaner sinusoidal alternating current, which results in more efficient operation. The special of LightSpeed Pure Energy electronics is the lighting rings of the connectors that provide a unique look to Reference power cords.
The Reference model has pure copper conductors and a special designed structure. Reference power cord has a characteristic triple braid structure, with pure copper conductors, special antistatic foil, tin-plated, dense woven copper shielding, synthetic polymer insulation and halogen-free polyester outer casing. The triple braid structure ensures a transverse positioning, thereby minimizing the inductive and capacitive effects of the parallel construction of the conductors, which negatively affect the alternating current phase accuracy. The layers between the inner conductors and the outer casing effectively reduces the effects of electromagnetic and radio frequency radiation from the environment and provide adequate protection for the electric conductors against environmental vibrations.
LightSpeed Reference has Balanced triple dual-core structure conductors and 4,5 sq mm total conductive cross-section, providing balanced and continuous power to the connected devices. The advantage of the Balanced triple dual-core design is the symmetry, as all wires have the same cross-section and electrical parameters, providing balanced, continuous and stable performance as opposed to asymmetric cables. The asymmetric cables, such as those with double-phase conductors, can cause continuous fluctuations in alternating current due to different cross sections and electrical parameters. Even the slightest fluctuations in the power supply can affect the stable operation of audio and video devices, as it can cause continuous noises in the sound and picture.
In addition to the advantages of symmetric design, the Balanced triple dual-core structure effectively reduce the skin effect, as conductors are not only composed of elementary strands, but are arranged in separate groups. The cross-sectional of the multi-core conductors small enough to prevent the skin effect from developing, but overall, the conductors have an adequate cross-section to provide optimal power supply.
The LightSpeed Reference model received high-quality, hand selected polymer-composite connectors with pure copper contacts inside. The rhodium-silver coating on the outside of the contacts provides the right connection, which has measurably better electrical parameters than for example gold coating and is more resistant to environmental impacts
In addition to the high quality of the connectors, the special look is also emphasized by the built-in LED lighting. The lighting rings of the connectors give Reference modell a unique look. The Reference power cords is only available with classic Pure White lighting
Reference power cords are built with solder-free, precision hand assembly and after the last quality check, they come in a special anti-static fabric bag and laser engraved natural wooden box.
LightSpeed Reference power cords is available with US or EU plugs and special EU/UK adapter.
Available lengths: 120 cm, 180 cm and custom sizes.
NOTE: To get the best quality of LightSpeed power cables, you need a “burn-in” period. After about 10-14 days of using LightSpeed cables, the sound quality becomes more life-like.