Chord Company Shawline Power


This Power cable is fitted with a 13-amp fuse and is intended for use only with hi-fi and audio-visual components

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Chord Company Shawline Power cable

Specification Chord Shawline Power cable

A high specification mains cable – designed, hand-built and rigorously tested in the UK.

An updated and reworked version of the previous Power Chord, now featuring an improved, thicker stranded conductor and a redesigned, higher gauge braid wire shield.

Part of the widely acclaimed and extensive Shawline range of analogue and digital interconnects, headphone and speaker cables.

Fitting and application:

This Power cable is fitted with a 13-amp fuse and is intended for use only with hi-fi and audio-visual components.

It has been designed to improve the overall performance of audio and video components.

The unique shielding system means it can also improve picture quality when used with projectors and screens.

Chord Company Shawline Power cable specifications

Specification Chord Shawline Power cable

3 x 14 AWG high purity multi-strand copper conductors.

Parallel conductor layout.

PVC internal and external insulation with high mechanical damping factor.

Dual layer high frequency effective braid and foil combination shield.

High density vibration damping outer jacket.

Fitted with high-spec 10 or 16 amp IEC plugs.

Also available with ‘Fig 8’ connectors.

Standard lengths: 1m, 1.5m and 2m.

Chord Shawline Power cable Shuko

Custom lengths and terminations (incl Euro/Schuko,) are available to order.

Additional information


16 Amp IEC, fig8, iec


1.0m, 1.5m, 2.0m


Chord Company

Chord Company


The Chord Company was formed in 1984. It all started over dinner one night in Salisbury, when a group of visiting Naim Audio USA retailers asked Naim Audio UK for a good-quality DIN-to-RCA interconnect. At the table, was one Sally Gibb, then married to a Naim Audio executive, who made the (historic) suggestion that she make the cables and start a business. With the blessing of Naim Audio, the journey to make cables for America began. With USA referring to cables as ‘cords’, the name The Chord Company, with its obvious musical connotations, seemed perfect and it quickly stuck. Sally drew a logo, designed the packaging and started testing prototypes. Completely British design and construction, although difficult to source at the time, was paramount and days of searching eventually led to suppliers of sufficient quality. Friends at Naim Audio provided expertise and advice, with many of them helping to build the cables. The first prototype was named “Chrysalis Cable” and the Americans swiftly returned with an initial order of 250! Cables were built, tested, packed and taken along to the Post Office.  Invoices were typed on a typewriter! After two steady years, The Chord Company got its first press review (by Malcolm Steward) and then the phone started to ring…

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