Accessories

bFly Audio Analog Accessories

September 19, 2014
bFly Audio Analog Accessories

Ralph Werner has posted a review of several bFly audio analog accessories at 6moons. His conclusions: “he bFly Audio testers were well finished, eminently practical and pleasantly affordable. Obviously sonic gains for this type of accessory will always vary depending on the hardware context in which they’re used. Relative to my own experiments and...
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Acoustic Revive’s RR-888 Schumann Resonace Generator

September 18, 2014
Acoustic Revive’s RR-888 Schumann Resonace Generator

Mike Silverton has posted a review of the Acoustic Revive’s RR-888 Schumann Resonace Generator ($685) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “At $685 USD, the RR-888 is something very like a must-have addition. Again, I started with the provided wall wart and liked what I heard. It might just be enough for you. However, substituting...
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Longdog Audio XLCR Naim Unitiserve Power Supply

September 15, 2014
Longdog Audio XLCR Naim Unitiserve Power Supply

Jason Kennedy has posted a review of the Longdog Audio XLCR Naim Unitiserve power supply (£995) at The Ear. His conclusions: “It’s disconcerting that a PSU upgrade to a music file server should have so much effect, but we are still discovering what counts in computer audio and this is certainly an important area....
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Synergistic Research Reference RED Fuses

September 12, 2014
Synergistic Research Reference RED Fuses

Robert S. Youman has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Reference RED fuses ($79-$99) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: ” The RED fuse has a similar flavor as the Platinum. Again we have additional weight and texture yet it all seemed so much more smoother and natural with the RED. I probably would...
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Bybee Stealth Power Purifier Power Conditioner

September 1, 2014
Bybee Stealth Power Purifier Power Conditioner

Paul Candy has posted a review of the Bybee Stealth Power Purifier power conditioner ($5999) at 6moons. His conclusions: “While the Stealth is a little on the expensive side compared to many of the PLCs I am familiar with, I can’t say I ever used one that impressed to such a degree right across...
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Marigo Audio Lab RHX Mystery Feet

August 30, 2014
Marigo Audio Lab RHX Mystery Feet

Wayne Donnelly has posted a review of the Marigo Audio Lab RHX Mystery Feet ($799/3) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “At $799 per set, the Marigo RHX Mystery Feet are not cheap. But I have no hesitation in recommending them to the perfectionist audiophile who can afford them. Although I didn’t hear them...
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Maringo Ultima Signature CD Mat

August 30, 2014
Maringo Ultima Signature CD Mat

Wayne Donnelly has posted a review of the Maringo Ultima Signature CD mat ($239) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “I have spoken to colleagues who have heard the Marigo Ultima Signature Mat in megabuck state-of-the-art setups at audio shows – e.g., a $30,000 dcs system at the 2013 RMAF –and they report improvements...
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The Essence of Music CD Treatment

August 29, 2014
The Essence of Music CD Treatment

Roy Harris has posted a review of The Essence of Music CD treatment ($149) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “The effects of applying the Essence of Music to the playing surface of 6 CDs, which have been noted above, include, increased resolution, increased dynamic range, greater depth, an increase in fullness in the sound of...
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47 Laboratory’s Model 4730 Midnight Blue Stereo FM Tuner

August 27, 2014
47 Laboratory’s Model 4730 Midnight Blue Stereo FM Tuner

Art Dudley has posted a review of the 47 Laboratory’s Model 4730 Midnight Blue stereo FM tuner ($1500) in his Listening column at Stereophile. His conclusions: “Yes, everything distorts, and different things present different kinds of distortion. To accept or even embrace distortion is not to love it, but rather to understand that the...
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Vibex Alhambra AC Power Conditioner

August 25, 2014
Vibex Alhambra AC Power Conditioner

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Vibex Alhambra AC power conditioner (€1600) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Regardless where in this picture you come down, it’s undeniable that power delivery has a profound effect on the feel and gestalt of our playback once the signal-path hardware has been addressed to our ability and...
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Q Up Automatic Tonearm Lift

August 21, 2014
Q Up Automatic Tonearm Lift

Anthony Cordesman has posted a review of the Q Up automatic tonearm lift ($60) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “Provided you actually consult the compatibility chart on the Q Up Web site before you buy, read and follow the instructions, take the time to check setup before you use the adhesive tape to...
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Blue Circle Audio PLC Thingee FX-2 Powerline Conditioner

August 15, 2014
Blue Circle Audio PLC Thingee FX-2 Powerline Conditioner

Michael Wright has posted a review of the Blue Circle Audio PLC Thingee FX-2 power conditioner ($495) at SoundStage! Access. His conclusions: “Blue Circle Audio’s PLC Thingee FX-2 powerline conditioner is a stellar performer at any price. But for only $495? Are you kidding me? I don’t see how Gilbert Yeung does it, but...
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Shunyata Venom PS8 Power Distributor and Venom Defender Line Conditioner

August 11, 2014
Shunyata Venom PS8 Power Distributor and Venom Defender Line Conditioner

Tim Smith has posted a review of the Shunyata Venom PS8 power distributor ($1000) with Venom Defender line conditioner ($200) at Wall of Sound. His conclusions: “I think I would be crazy to re-deploy the $50 Belden power strip I had been using. Once bitten by Venom, there is no going back. As I...
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Mapleshade Record Shelf

August 8, 2014
Mapleshade Record Shelf

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Mapleshade record shelf ($75) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “It took a mere fifteen minutes to assemble a Mapleshade rack, gather up a few dozen homeless LPs, and slide them securely into place. Aligning the edges of each jacket just as I always have, I...
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iFi Audio Micro Series iDAC and Peripherals

August 5, 2014
iFi Audio Micro Series iDAC and Peripherals

Paul Mah has posted a review of the iFi Audio Micro Series iDAC ($299) and peripherals at Dagogo. His conclusions: “Generally speaking, the overall sound is smoother with the full complement of iFi devices in just about every recording I played. This added smoothness made listening more appealing. With one notable exception, I could...
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Synergistic Research ECT Electronic Circuit Transducers

August 1, 2014
Synergistic Research ECT Electronic Circuit Transducers

Steven Plaskin has posted a review of the Synergistic Research ECT Electronic Circuit Transducers ($299 set of 5) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “Resolution and transparency of the DACs and system seemed to improve with use of the ECTs. Background silence was also enhanced with the use of the ECTs in both of my DACs....
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Artesania Exoteryc Audio Rack

July 29, 2014
Artesania Exoteryc Audio Rack

Christiaan Punter has posted a review of the Artesania Exoteryc audio rack (€5075) at Hi-Fi Advice. His conclusions: “These racks are breathtakingly well-constructed, immacculately finished and manage to hide their technological principles in plain view, making them appear as ordinary metal racks. But make no mistake: a huge level of engineering has gone into...
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Amare Musica Silver Power Station Passive Power Conditioner

July 26, 2014
Amare Musica Silver Power Station Passive Power Conditioner

Marja and Henk has posted a review of the Amare Musica Silver Power Station passive power power conditioner (€1500 ) at 6moons. Their conclusions: “In conclusion we think that the Amare Musica Silver Passive Power Station is a (rock)-solid offer that makes life with heavy stubborn power cables a lot easier. Its electrical qualities...
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Synergistic Research UEF Tuning Circuits and XOT Crossover Transducers

July 14, 2014
Synergistic Research UEF Tuning Circuits and XOT Crossover Transducers

Mike Girardi has posted a review of the Synergistic Research UEF Tuning Circuits ($150) and XOT Crossover Transducers ($399) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “The employment of the UEF Tuning Circuits did not add its own flavor to the music but tended to enhance the energy balance between the fundamental and overtones resulting in...
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HiFi Tuning Supreme and Audio Horizons Platinum Reference Audiophile Fuses

July 10, 2014
HiFi Tuning Supreme and Audio Horizons Platinum Reference Audiophile Fuses

Robert Youman has posted a review of the HiFi Supreme ($59-$89) and Audio Horizons Platinum Reference ($115-$135) audiophile fuses at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Well, based on my description, you would think that the victory was clear but you would be wrong. My buddy preferred the Supreme fuses. I preferred the Platinum Reference fuses....
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