8402 is being used as a reference cable by a very well respected engineer in audio. Shirokazu Yazaki has been a successful professional audio designer in Japan for over 40 years, and has been involved in the design of many fine audio components from some of the foremost Japanese electronics companies during that time, as well as being in charge of the Pioneer research & development center, and more recently, as a founder of the SPEC Corporation.
Terminated with premium NEUTRIC NC3MX-B & NC3FX-B XLR Connectors using Kester 44. After 75-100 hours of burn in, these cables will settle down and draw you into the music.
Buy from an audiophile like yourself who has been making quality cables since 2000 with expert soldering skills.