Is the cable directional?
The design of the cable
is not directional. But to keep the beneficial effects of burn-in, the cable
is marked with an arrow (see the lightening strike under the TMC logo)
indicating the flow of the music signal.
Is the cable stiff?
The cable can be
considered stiff when compared to most other commercially available Hi Fi
but the cable is very
"Stiffness" in Hi Fi cable
is only a psychological problem.
At worst it takes about 5 extra minutes to get used to during installation
at some tight spots.
Please click here for more information on how to bend,
handle and install "stiff" cable.
Follow the simple steps
below; take a little time to connect the cable, then sit back and enjoy the
music with TMC like you have never before.
to remove the cable before you shift the equipment around.”
How do you install the cables with locking type RCA plugs?
Out of the box,
gently straighten the cable into a more manageable general shape to work
Bend and shape the
cable into position, with the RCA plugs pointing square and straight at
the RCA sockets.
Please click here for more information on how to
bend "stiff" cable.
Turn the barrels
(with color code rings) of the plugs anti-clockwise to loosen and
un-lock the plugs just enough that the plugs can be pushed fully into the
Plug in one side of
the cable. Make sure the plug is pushed all the way into the socket.
re-shape the cable so that the other RCA plug can go straight into the
other socket without much strain from the cable.
Turn the barrels
(one by one) clockwise
to lock the plugs onto the socket.
Push the plug further into the socket, every 1/2 turn
of the barrel while locking down, or as soon as you can see a gap
between the tip of the barrel and the socket, before further tightening.
The final lock down should not take more than 1/4 turn of the barrel,
and the tip of the barrel should be almost touching the socket.
Please do not hesitate
to contact us should you still have question and problem with installation
of our cables.
Remember to remove the cable before you shift the equipment around.
Always remember to loosen the barrel to unlock the plug
before trying to
remove the cable.