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Previously, ΞTRON® technology was only available in Shunyata Research’s reference level cables such as the ΞTRON® ANACONDA. Since Shunyata Research’s inception, designer Caelin Gabriel’s overriding goal has been to innovate technologies that offer dramatic performance advantages while lowering retail prices to make the products accessible to almost any budget.


Where indicated, price is for the US only.
For non-US customers, please contact regional distributor for pricing.

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With the ΞTRON® VIPER, Gabriel has created a product with a proven technology and made it available at an unprecedented low price. It is the least expensive power cord using ΞTRON® technology.

For anyone seeking state-of-the-art performance without the sticker-shock price-tag, the line starts here. Using Shunyata’s DTCD® Analysis, the VIPER was designed to be compatible with all reference caliber recording or home electronics systems. The VIPER’s 11 gauge conductors make it ideal for the high-current amplifiers while maintaining the delicate nuances required by reference grade source components.

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The ΞTRON® VIPER is also extremely compliant and flexible so that it can be used anywhere and fit into almost any tight space. Shunyata’s extensive competitive testing has found that no comparable product, even at four-times its price, can compete with the ΞTRON® VIPER’s transparency, dynamics and purity of tone.

ΞTRON® Conductors
– CDA-101
– Dual Coincident Concentric Conductors
– VTX Geometry
– Alpha Cryogenic Processed
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DTCD® Tested
– Designed using the Shunyata Research DTCD® Analyzer
– Ensures maximum instantaneous current capacity

Safety Assurance
– Continuity and Polarity Tests – by two technicians
– HiPOT Tests for each cable
– Cable spools tested for insulation breakdown @ 4,000 VAC

Shunyata Craftsmanship
– Each cable built by a single Craftsman – not on an assembly line
– Each cable signed by its Craftsman
– Fit and finish that is the standard of the industry


The ΞTRON® VIPER can be used throughout any audio/visual system as a complete performance-matched power cord system, or it can be paired with other Shunyata power cords to exactly match the performance and budget goals of any recording, film or combined entertainment system.


– 6.0 feet (1.75M)

– Blue

– .58 inches (14.7mm)

– Shunyata ΞTRON®
⁃ 11 AWG Coincident Concentric Conductors
⁃ VTX Geometry
– CDA-101 Copper
⁃ Alpha Cryogenic Processed

– Max Voltage (US): 90-240 VAC (connector dependent)
– Max Voltage (Asia): 90-240 VAC (connector dependent)
– Max Voltage (Euro): 240VAC (connector dependent)
– Maximum Instantaneous Voltage: 1250 VAC

– US P20
– Euro CEE-7/7
– Australia
– Swiss

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– IEC-C15: Shunyata SR-ZC
– IEC-C19: Hubbell
– US NEMA P15: Shunyata SR-ZP

– Max continuous current: 20 Amps (connector dependent)
– Max instantaneous current: >200 Amps (800ms)

– Polarity and continuity tests x2 (each cable tested)
– HiPOT Test: 2,000 VAC @ 5s (each cable tested)
– Insulation Breakdown Test: >4,000 VAC @ 2 minutes