Yesterday, I received my Tripoint Troy Elite that Miguel has been working on and a couple months ago, I bought Rudolf's 5 Thor SE cables as he is upgrading to the Emperors. Last night after moving some components to fit the Elite and connecting the Thor SEs, I was ready to hear what it would bring to my system. Right out of the box, it brought a level of realism that I haven't heard in my room. I played a few tracks and went to dinner with my wife and came home to hear some more. The music was more relaxed with an effortless sound making it more dynamic even at low volume. I'm not sure I could describe what EMI/RFI sound like in the signal but I can say that I thought my system was quiet until I added the Elite. It has stripped away a haze I never knew existed and music has never been more emotional in my system. I can't say if it sounds closer to vinyl because I don't think I've heard a properly set up vinyl rig which is something I aspire to in a bigger room but in terms of timbre and flow, it sounded very natural without any digital edge that I've heard before. I've talked with Miguel a few times over the years but never had a chance to get a Troy due to having a couple kids. After the Elite came out and reading about Mike's experience and talking with Rudolf about his cables, I knew it was time to order one. I have one Thor SE to each monoblock, K-01X, G-01, and Nagra Classic amp. More to come after it settles a bit more.
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