The composite design of Red-Carbon cable sleeve is a combination of Italian-Red with Blackest-Black. MDPC-X Red-Carbon cable sleeve was originally made for a customer in the Hi-Fi industry and is now shared with all of you. The subtle red effect of Red-Carbon creates a very understated and luxurious look. On close viewing distances you clearly see the red and black stripes. On larger viewing distances you will see a very deep wine red.