NEW NORDOST ODIN GOLD SUPREME REFERENCE CABLE RANGE

Nordost introduces New Supreme Reference Cable Range – ODIN GOLD. Nordost is excited to introduce its innovative, new Supreme Reference range, Odin Gold. Odin Gold achieves the unthinkable, eclipsing Odin 2. While Odin 2 will continue to remain available, as a beacon of audio prowess throughout the industry, Odin Gold is now taking its place at the apex of Nordost offerings, as the new flagship line. 

Odin Gold advances the revolutionary technology generated throughout the development of the Odin 2 range, and improves upon its elemental composition. With this new preeminent cable range comes the introduction of a new material to Nordost’s award-winning design philosophy. One whose stability, conductivity, and tolerance yields transformative, never before experienced enhancements to performance. That material is gold. 

The Odin Gold range of audio cables includes the most prestigious array of power cords, analog interconnects, tonearm cables, and loudspeaker cables available in the high end consumer audio industry. Each of these state-of-the-art products boasts the highest quality materials on the market, alongside the full breadth of Nordost’s technological advances, innovative manufacturing techniques, and revolutionary, proprietary materials. 

Audiophiles familiar with Nordost will recognize these design features from their highly celebrated predecessor, Odin 2 – features such as Dual Mono-Filament technology, mechanically tuned lengths, Total Signal Control, and Holo:Plug® connectors. However, the influence of these design elements, in concert with the audible effects of gold-plated conductors, shielding, and connectors, provides a hyper-realistic audio experience that has to be heard to be truly appreciated. 

ODIN GOLD

Nordost’s Odin Gold audio cables are a revelation to the highest echelon of two-channel systems available in the audio world, producing a realism in playback that erases any confounds of an audio system, leaving you, for the first time, enveloped by the music itself. 

 To improve upon perfection, changes must be elemental. Odin Gold is that change. Nordost’s newest and most advanced product line is a vanguard within the industry. Odin Gold takes the revolutionary technological advances developed in the Odin 2 range, and improves upon the very composition, introducing a material whose stability, conductivity, and tolerance yield transformative enhancements in audio performance.

Where Odin 2 pushed boundaries, Odin Gold erases them—producing a realism in playback that would seem impossible from any system, regardless of its components or source material. Nordost’s new gold option is a revelation to reference audio and clearly surpasses Odin 2 as its new flagship cable range.

Odin Gold won’t leave you questioning how your system could ever sound so good... it will leave you questioning the presence of any system at all.

GOLD

Gold has been the preferred material in hifi audio for years. Due to prohibitive cost and sourcing, its use has been limited, most commonly, to high-quality connectors— such as the connection points in Nordost’s proprietary HOLO:PLUG® connectors. However, the elemental characteristics of gold make it the ideal substance, not only for terminations, but for conductors themselves. Gold is highly conductive, meaning that electrical signals can flow through it very easily with minimal resistance. Additionally, it is an extremely stable material which, when used to coat solid copper conductors, renders them

impervious to oxidation and provides an unchanging and reliable signal path. Another benefit of using gold-plating in this capacity is that gold allows for a level of precision that is not possible with other materials. The precise, tight tolerance application of gold during the manufacturing process results in a more predictable energy flow. This has a positive effect upon the natural resonance properties of the conductors themselves during signal transmission, contributing a realism that has never before been possible.

DUAL MONO-FILAMENT

Dual Mono-Filament technology is one of the defining attributes of the Odin Gold range. This revolutionary technology refers to Nordost’s patented process of separating the conductor from its FEP insulation. Each conductor is intricately and uniformly wrapped in a twisted pair of Mono- Filament, before being encased in an extruded layer of high-quality FEP, allowing every conductor to be surrounded by its own air dielectric. This unique process is directly responsible for the dramatic increase in signal speed and excellent mechanical damping that sets Odin Gold apart.

MECHANICALLY TUNED LENGTHS

By analyzing the natural resonances of conductors, Nordost has derived a proprietary formula in order to determine the optimal length for each cable according to their unique geometry and function. In cutting each gold-plated conductor to these specific lengths, Nordost is able to eliminate timing errors and enhance the sonic performance of this flagship cable range.

TOTAL SIGNAL CONTROL

One of the most insidious disruptions to high- fidelity sound reproduction is electronic pollution. By incorporating Nordost’s unique Total Signal Control (TSC) technology, Odin Gold cables protect the remarkable performance and efficiency gained through using Dual Mono-Filament from RFI and EMI, by intricately and uniformly wrapping the conductors in multiple layers of gold-plated, lapped ribbon shielding. When paired with Nordost’s patented HOLO:PLUG® connectors, it ensures 100% total shield coverage without the rigidity that is associated with other shielded cables.

HOLO:PLUG® CONNECTORS

Nordost’s patented, low mass, gold-plated, HOLO:PLUG® connectors are designed to seamlessly fit the internal geometry of each individual cable that they house. HOLO:PLUG® connectors are the perfect marriage of electrical and mechanical tuning, allowing Nordost to have complete control of the most advanced cable line to date. HOLO:PLUG® connectors create the ultimate interface between cable and component, imparting a 3D, holographic image to the musical performance.





Attendees of The Hong Kong High End Audio Visual Show were the first to preview Odin Gold. The show served as the start of a year-long rollout period, during which this exceptional product will be introduced to audiophiles around the world. To experience your reference audio system as it has never been heard before, elite customers will soon be invited to schedule personalized Odin Gold auditions led by Nordost’s most exclusive Supreme Reference dealers.