Shunyata Research Venom Ethernet Cable (1.5m)


  • Venom Ethernet Cable
  • Entry Level Model
  • 1.5m Long
  • Superb Performance
  • Free UK P&P


The Venom is Shunyata’s entry level Ethernet cable, priced at £450 for a 1.5m length. If a longer length is required increments of 25cm cost £16 so £64 for an additional metre

The Venom uses Belden ethernet connectors and compared to a standard ethernet cable when used on a product streaming Tidal, Qobuz or locally stored music the impact the Venom makes is excellent. Shunyata’s focus on low noise is evident as soon as the music start playing, there is more detail and subtlety with a greater sense of engagement.

Connected to a Melco N100 or N1A streaming Qobuz the Venon is a brilliant addition.


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 release which affects phase noise performance.

— And finally every cable undergoes our proprietary KPIP™ process.

Belden Ethernet RJ45 connectors are a modular design that makes it easy re-terminate in the event that the connector is damaged. They feature contacts that are gold plated over a Palladium/Nickel base metal. In our battery of performance tests they finish second to only the more expensive German Telegartner.

Kinetic Phase Inversion Processing was developed by Caelin Gabriel after years of research into the underlying causes of various effects such as burn-in, wire directionality and the effects of cryogenic treatment. He discovered that there was an underlying core principle that burn-in and cryogenics only partially addressed. Once the governing principle was understood it became possible to create a processor that reduces the need for long burn-in periods and eliminates the effects of cryogenic treatment. Four-days of continuous KPIP™ processing dramatically reduces the sonic ups and downs associated with burn-in, delivering a relaxed and natural presentation.


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