GigaWatt LC-2 EVO is a high quality power cable, designed to power Hi-Fi and High-End audio and video systems. This cable is also the equipment of GigaWatt power strips and power conditioners.
Cable wires are made up from seven solid core conductors, with 1,5 mm2 cross-section, 99,997% pure copper (OFHC C10100), additionally subdued to an annealing process, which allows them to gain uniform structure and better conductance. The wires are arranged in a weave with newly developed geometry. This guarantees a steady, unthrottled current flow and does not allow any interference to appear at the output end. On the other hand, its comparably high intrinsic capacitance, which is caused by the cable geometry and the characteristics of the dielectric, stands in for great filtering and damping capabilities for a wide range of interference.
The insulation of the conductors was made of a new, flexible material PK90AT28 with a very low dielectric constant. The outer jacket is made of a soft insulating material GA 70AT03, which suppresses undesirable vibrations. Additional protection of the cable is a light grey, wear-resistant plastic braid.
The wires of the cable are protected by a static shield, made from laminated aluminium foil with an internal, copper flow wire. The tight construction of the shield covers 100% of the surface of the cable, perfectly protecting against all kinds of external interference. In addition the shield prevents the appearance and spread of internal interferences as well as returns parasitic currents to the ground wire.
The cable is equipped with high quality, Rhodium plated plugs with high connection surface, which allows for steady current flow from the power grid. The contacts of both plugs were de-magnetized. All conductors are connected without the use of solder, and the connections to the plugs are bolted, what guarantees high reliability and optimal functionality.
This cable is also available in high current version, LC-2HC EVO as standard equipment of the flagship power conditioner PC-4 EVO+. The cable is then terminated with a PowerCon 32 Amp plug, capable of transferring stable current of 32 A.
The LC-2 EVO is a power cord, which great capabilities bring an immediate, and clearly noticeable, improvement of the sound and picture reproduction in audio and video devices. It’s clean and powerful sound results in a very expressive and musical reproduction, with the different parts of the sound spectrum being well balanced. The vivid, deep and palpable sound is the main asset of this cable.
Available cable types: EU (Schuko), US (Nema 5-20R), AU (AS/NZS 3112), IEC C15, IEC C19, PowerCon 32A
Line voltage: 110-240 VAC / 50-60 Hz
Maximum load (continuous): 16 A
Gross weight: 0,60 kg (OEM version)
Lengths: 1.5 m standard, 1m/2m/2.5m/3m or more by request
In the opinion of specialist audio magazines the devices from GigaWatt are among the best in the world, both in terms of effectiveness and manufacturing quality, and even surpass the standards used in the branch setting new masters. This statement is confirmed by many reviews and prestigious awards given to GigaWatt products. You can find some of them below:
SOUND “But taking into account the price of the EVO and appropriately matched systems, I would recommend the LC-2 MkII as mandatory. It contributes something that justifies going beyond a generic cord. The sound grows far more vivid and rich. This starts the moment the LC-2 MkII plugs into the wall. The virtual performers are bigger and occupy more space between the loudspeakers regardless of whether we listen to mono or stereo recordings.”
“The LC-2 MkII however is a far superior cable and should be mandatory with this conditioner as a starting rather than reference point (since there remains the top LS-1).”
Author: Wojciech Pacuła
“In the second part of the listening session I changed the cabling: I connected the more expensive power cable LC-2 to the power strip, while the amplifier and the player were fed by the LC-1. From the start lower and better saturated bass could be observed. More important, it was not related to loss of control. In the midrange and treble the sound became more transparent and open. The stereophony grew bigger, yet the order within it was flawless.
Then I connected the LC-2 to the amplifier and the player. The best configuration was, when the more expensive cable was plugged into the source – again small changes in the same direction: readability, openness and more saturated bass”
“A further Polish product worth recommending. And this is only the beginning of the line of power products by GigaWatt.”
Author: Tomasz Karasiński
“LC-2 is a step forward in terms of sonic capabilities. The manufacturer succeeded in getting even more from this cable than from the LC-1, which is among the best in its price range.
The sound is characterized by a complete lack of aggression, sometimes delicate sweetness and pure dynamics. It is also hard not to have the impression, that the emission is very neutral, as the LC-2 is characterized by two things: ideal tonal balance and no restrictions in terms of reproduction of violent dynamic jumps, especially in the bass region. The incredibly clear sound character, and extreme fidelity in reproduction of details in the very delicate musical layers. Both versions of the LC-2 are packed in an elegant, wooden box.”
“The price of the new GigaWatt power cable was calculated on a very decent level”
Author: Arkadiusz Ogrodnik