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PYST Cables

RCA, XLR and USB Cables for Your Schiit

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PYST was the god of drinking in Norse mythology. He’d be much better-known if he wasn’t getting schiit-faced all the time. Or, well, not really. PYST stands for Put Your Schiit Together, a set of short cables that make stacking your DAC and amp easy.

Beyond Just Technology: SuperUltraHyperTechnology
PYST cables are made from only the finest 6-nines Unobtanium™ alloy, molecularly assembled in our Alternate Universe™ reality-distortion tesseract field , using a secret geometry reverse-engineered from crashed UFOs, painstakingly smuggled out of Area 51 by deep-cover operatives. Performance is further enhanced by the use of a QuantConnect™ quantum-entangled pair of transmission interfaces, held at absolute zero by our exclusive Stasis Field™ technology. The cables are then wrapped in NanoAeroCap™, a nanotechnology-enabled aerogel anti-capacitance insulation system, featuring Fractal Interleaved Geometry™ to create negative inductance for maximum audio transmission quality.
Or, er, well . . . again, no. These are nice, high-quality cables, with solid, reliable connectors. That’s it. Hope you like them!
PYST cables come in three flavors:
  1. RCA PYST. These are available in 6 inch, 1 meter, and 2 meter lengths. The 6 inch cables are great for stacking our smaller components. The 1 meter and 2 meter cables are more typical for larger systems. 1 meter is a bit over a yard, for us USAians.
  2. XLR PYST. These are available in 10 inch, 1 meter, and 2 meter lengths. The 10 inch cables are good for stacking our components with balanced outputs. Same dimensional disambiguation applies.
  3. USB PYST. This is the complete redefinition of USB cables. It actually, physically transports you* into an alternate universe where superbly-mastered, 24/192 music streams 24/7, free of charge to all listeners, for all genres. Supermodels in this alternate world are all deeply into high-end audio, and will beg to go out with you. Butterflies swirl in fantastic colors over clean-lined porcelain cityscapes, everyone is a millionaire, and flying cars run on air. It's a beautiful place to be! 
*Or not. It may have been a hallucination. USB PYSTs are actually just nice, 1M long, USB A-B cables that have thicker than normal power conductors and silver-plated copper data lines, as well as a tough, braided outer jacket that may come in handy for sawing off your leg if you are ever trapped in a landslide. Not that you'll probably have a PYST USB on you. 
In addition, to make things even more confusing, you can choose some PYST cables from different manufacturers. We have cunningly hidden who's making these cables by having them clearly labeled as "Straight Wire" or "Snake Oil." Both companies make really good cables.
  • Straight Wire has been around a long time, and is located in Florida. They make a wide range of cables beyond our PYST.
  • Snake Oil is a start-up from here in California. They also make the Mini-Links for our stuff, if you want something that really minimizes your desktop space.
As we said, both companies make great cables. Neither is the cheapest in the universe, and neither is the most expensive. If you're looking to save cash, there are plenty of other options out there.