The Oyaide P-046 is Deoxidized Phospher Bronze plated with Palladium over gold.
3 Prong Edison Type Plug. Winner of 2006 Audio Excellence Awards (Japan)
The character of Gold with an added vibrancy and a cooler, fresher feeling
These plugs are not merely high grade. Every possible step has been taken to achieve true “State of the Art”. Every Oyaide product is made under our direct supervision to the highest and strictest standards. Since even minute variations can lead to failure, parts are carefully chosen to assure ease of assembly, operation and, especially, safety. Materials are selected for superior sound quality, durability and reliability. To achieve goals, cost is a secondary consideration. Avoiding unnecessary decoration and complexity, we are proud to deliver these products of high value for your listening pleasure.
Super thick (1.5 micron) 24K Gold plating is applied directly on the polished surface of the receptacle and blade and is then polished twice again. A final plating of Palladium (0.3 micron) is applied and polished twice again.
The quality and choice of plating materials alters the sound dramatically. Where the Rhodium sounds pure and bold, the Gold sounds warm, spacious and luxurious and Gold Palladium is pure, vivid and extended. Any one of the three is far above standard “audiophile” grade connectors. It’s up to you to choose which Oyaide connector suits your taste and system most.
super thick (1.5micron) 24K Gold plating directly on polished surface of receptacle and blade. Polishing process again (twice) on the 24K Gold plated surface, and then applied final Paradium plating (0.3micron). Combination and thicknesses of plating represent the final sound character. Quality of polishing process influences the sound quality.The combination of this plating takes out a pleasure-tone.