PMZ — Shunyata Research digital cables are produced using a Precision Matched Impedance cable geometry. This means that tolerances of the conductor surface, dielectric extrusion, and the precision of the braided shield are held to minute variances. To achieve these tight tolerances, the extrusion and braiding machines must be run at one-quarter speed during the manufacturing process. The result is better performance through a reduction of cable-induced signal jitter.
(Z definition = impedance)
ArNi® wire was designed by Shunyata Research to be the finest quality wire available. It begins with the highest purity of copper and silver metals available, including Ohno (single crystal), PCOCC silver and OFE C0101 conductors. Fluorocarbon dielectrics, usually only found in aerospace applications that have exceptional electrical characteristics including extremely low dielectric absorption, high dielectric strength, and superb heat resistance. When used in digital wiring it significantly reduces transient energy storage and releases which affects phase noise performance.
— And finally, every cable undergoes our proprietary KPIP™ process.
PMZ Connectors — Pulse timing is critical to digital transmission accuracy. It is critical that a digital connector’s impedance precisely match the cables' characteristic impedance. A mismatched connector will create signal reflections that increase digital jitter or phase noise. A 50-ohm cable requires a 50-ohm termination — not the commonly used 75-ohm connector. Shunyata Research is careful to ensure that every cable and connector are precisely matched for a seamless component-to-component connection.
Cable Type: PMZ coaxial
Conductors: ArNi ® / Silver
Impedance: 75 ohms
CMODE Modules: NA
KPIP Processing: 4-days
Length: 1.00 meters
Continuity and polarity tests – by two technicians
HiPOT tests insulation breakdown @ 1,200 VAC
Price for 1.0M + $30.00 for every additional 0.25M