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Analog Relax "daiginjo lead/Premium

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Analog Relax "daiginjo lead/Premium

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Craftsmen's supreme lead wires

Your cartridge will begin to play the sound world of another dimension.

Daiginjo Reed Premium" is a further refined version of Daiginjo Reed.
While maintaining the characteristic of Daiginjo reed, which is the reproduction of sound overflowing from silence, the brightness of the sound and the sense of sound pressure are enhanced throughout the entire range, making it a magical reed that will lift the heart of any musical genre.
It is so transformative that you will find yourself tilting your head and asking, "Is this the sound of the cartridge I have always heard?" The transformation is so profound that you will find yourself tilting your head and asking, "Is this the sound of the cartridge I always listened to?
The resolution of each instrument in a full orchestra can be heard as if you were holding it in your hand, and the wide range of the sound extends to all directions.
The vibrating strings of guitars, violins, and wood basses are so realistic that you can almost see them in your mind's eye.
The vocals are so raw that you are lost for words....
Please experience the supreme lead lines.
Wire material 1920's~40's Vintage Wire (Diameter approx. 0.2mm) Single Wire Insulator Cotton (Wax impregnated)
Solder material KS-Remasta selected 1940s~50s vintage solder RVK (pine resin)
Chip Japanese gold plated phosphor bronze
*Color of coating is subject to change without notice.
Daiginjo Lead Premium" isDaiginjo LeadDaiginjo Reed Premium" is the ultimate lead wire, which requires more labor than "Daiginjo Reed", so we can only make one set of Daiginjo Reed Premium per day.

Why is wire polishing so important?

Most wires are coated with some kind of "film" on their surface to insulate and prevent oxidation.
Vintage wires, in particular, are usually well coated with "enamel".
Therefore, when making shell lead wires, it is important to "polish off" the coating from the wire where the terminals (tips) are soldered together. Of course, sound can be produced anyway without removing the coating layer. But as you can see, there is a difference in the sound.

What is the difference between Daiginjo-lead polishing?

Daiginjo reeds, like Ginjo reeds, are made by Mr. Karasawa of KS-Remasta, a shell reed craftsman. To polish the wire, a sharp blade is used, but in the process of making "Ginjo Reed", we discovered that as the blade became dull, the "freshness" of the sound produced diminished. We hypothesized that this might be due to the need for thorough "sharpening" on the blade side, in addition to the wire polishing technique. With this hypothesis, Mr. Karasawa's search for "sharpening" management of knives began. By spending an enormous amount of time to sharpen the blades, the "freshness" and "purity" of the sound produced improved rapidly.
In the end, he made full use of a total of "8-step sharpening": 1 rough sharpening, 3 medium sharpenings, 2 finishing sharpenings, 1 super-finishing sharpening, and 1 mirror-finishing sharpening.
Daiginjo lead" was created by controlling the solder alloy layer ideally through mirror finishing using a polishing technique that is not available outside the company, which is concerned with "blade sharpening" to this extent and pushes the wire surface to the limit.

The sound of each instrument is clear, and harmonies can be heard clearly without any doubling of the sound of each instrument. I was thrilled by the realism of the cymbal sound. The airy atmosphere of a live concert venue comes through more clearly, and the reverberations and echoes of the sound are well preserved. The sound of the instruments, which used to sound cracked, is now audible without cracking, and it makes me want to turn up the volume on my amplifier even more.

On the other hand, I feel that the enthusiasm or passion of the performance is a little lacking. I think this is a trade-off for what I have already mentioned, and I think it is a matter of taste.

I mainly listen to jazz piano trios, and I think the Daiginjo Reed Premium is a good fit. Thank you for your great work.
*Analog Relax