Accessories

Kubala-Sosna XPander Power Distributor

December 18, 2014
Kubala-Sosna XPander Power Distributor

Jim Merod has posted a review of the Kubala-Sosna XPander power distributor ($4800) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “It, therefore, receives my “PFO Product of the Year” for 2014—symbolic of the BluePort Audio Transcendence award inaugurated here… conferred on Kubala-Sosna for the you must hear it to believe it transformative sonic achievement of their...
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Acoustic Revive Cables and Accessories

December 18, 2014
Acoustic Revive Cables and Accessories

Jeff Day has posted a review of a variety of Acoustic Revive cables and accessories at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Once again I’ve got carried away writing about Acoustic Revive products here in The Eleventh House, and as always they seem to captivate my interest with their fascinating design principles, superb quality, and downright...
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Kubala-Sosna XPander Power Distributor

December 17, 2014
Kubala-Sosna XPander Power Distributor

Marshall Knack has posted a review of the Kubala-Sosna XPander power distributor ($4800) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: ” Yet it is fully expressive of the beauty in music—the XPander balances both sides. This is great stuff, the best product yet from the K-S brand. Perhaps the designers at K-S have been paying attention...
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Astell&Kern Remote Control for AK 100, AK120, and AK240

December 2, 2014
Astell&Kern Remote Control for AK 100, AK120, and AK240

Robert H. Levi has posted a review of the Astell&Kern remote control ($49) for the AK 100, AK120, and AK240 digital audio players at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “I have been waiting for this remote since the first minute I received the AK-240. It is a wondrous addition to the Astell&Kern AK-240 (or their...
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Audio Intelligent Vinyl Solutions’ Premium One-Step Formula No. 6

December 2, 2014
Audio Intelligent Vinyl Solutions’ Premium One-Step Formula No. 6

Marc Phillips has posted a review of the Audio Intelligent Vinyl Solutions’ Premium One-Step Formula No. 6 cleaning solution ($29) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “The biggest surprise about the No. 6 is that for just $29 per 32 ounce bottle, I heard results that rivalled all those four-step systems I’ve tried. That begs...
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SMcAudio “Colossal” Nexus AC Power Conditioner

December 1, 2014
SMcAudio  “Colossal” Nexus AC Power Conditioner

Jim Merod has posted a review of the SMcAudio “Colossal” Nexus AC power conditioner ($TBA) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “The Nexus provides magical audio and musical augmentation to each and every sound system I’ve ever owned or heard at length. When I think of the price that many pay to upgrade a single...
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Essence of Music CD Treatment

November 29, 2014
Essence of Music CD Treatment

Jack Roberts has posted a review of the Essence of Music CD treatment ($150) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “I was as careful as I could be, to be sure I could compare treated and untreated disc so that I wasn’t just relying on sonic memory. I could clearly hear with every CD an improvement...
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Mojo Audio Joule V Power Supply for Mac Mini

November 27, 2014
Mojo Audio Joule V Power Supply for Mac Mini

Karl Sigman has posted a review of the Mojo Audio Joule V power supply for Mac Mini ($999) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “In general, audiophiles talk about getting that last “5-10%” increase in sound quality from a given device–and usually at great expense; I think Mojo Audio has probably succeeded in closing the gap...
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Codia Acoustic Design Stage 3000 Duo Audio Rack

November 26, 2014
Codia Acoustic Design Stage 3000 Duo Audio Rack

Paul Candy has posted a review of the Codia Acoustic Design Stage 3000 Duo audio rack ($1400) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Once you’ve sorted out your system the Codia Stage 3000 would be a nice upgrade, visually and aurally over ordinary non-audiophile shelving. I’m not sure I’d call the Codia Stage 3000 a...
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miniDSP nanoAVR 8×8 Equalizer

November 17, 2014
miniDSP nanoAVR 8×8 Equalizer

Kal Rubinson has posted a review of the miniDSP nanoAVR 8×8 equalizer ($299) in his Music in the Round column at Stereophile. His conclusions: “I can now highly recommend the miniDSP nanoAVR 8×8 for use with high-end pre-pros that lack EQ or have limited or inadequate EQ. I have no real criticisms of its...
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Simaudio Moon Evolution 820S Power Supply

November 17, 2014
Simaudio Moon Evolution 820S Power Supply

Michael Fremer has posted a review of the Simaudio Moon Evolution 820S power supply ($8000) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “My advice to owners of Simaudio’s Moon Evolution 650D: Go to your dealer and get an 820S to take home and try. Put it on a credit card if the dealer doesn’t trust you, but...
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Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF and FEQ-PowerCell Equalizer

November 5, 2014
Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF and FEQ-PowerCell Equalizer

Steve Plaskin has posted a review of the Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF ($6000) and FEQ-PowerCell Equalizer ($999) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “Synergistic Research has come up with an exceptional replacement for their highly regarded PowerCell 10 SE MK III line conditioner. The PowerCell 10 UEF easily outperforms the previous model with its new...
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Akiko Audio Triple AC Enhancer

November 4, 2014
Akiko Audio Triple AC Enhancer

Marja and Henk has posted a review of the Akiko Audio Triple AC Enhancer (€295) at 6moons. Their conclusions: “We repeated the audition in other setups like the one with our Devialet D-Premier powering a pair of Soltanus Virtuoso ESL; or another in which our Audio Note Meishu was in charge of amplifying the...
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VPI MW-1 Cyclone Record Cleaning Machine

November 3, 2014
VPI MW-1 Cyclone Record Cleaning Machine

Anthony Nicosia has posted a review of the VPI MW-1 Cyclone record cleaning machine ($1000) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “The MW-1 Cyclone is an impressive machine that at one thousand dollars seems well worth the price considering all that it does. No it will not make forty plus year old recordings new...
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Naim Fraim Modular Rack System

November 3, 2014
Naim Fraim Modular Rack System

Martin Colloms has posted a review of the Naim Fraim modular rack system (£2200 as tested) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “his stand design is clearly a tour de force in supplying effective acoustico-mechanical vibration countermeasures. Every seemingly simple part is designed, dimensioned and fashioned for the purpose of vibration control and energy...
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iFi “iUSB” Conditioner

October 28, 2014
iFi “iUSB” Conditioner

Lee Scoggins has posted a review of the iFi “iUSB” Conditioner ($299) at Headphone Guru. His conclusions: “It makes sense if you think about it. Cleaning up USB level power has the same effect as a dedicated power line and a good line conditioner. All three provide the best possible foundation. As you lower...
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Shunyata Research Hydra DPC-6 Digital Power Distribution Center

October 24, 2014
Shunyata Research Hydra DPC-6 Digital Power Distribution Center

Steven Plaskin has posted a review of the Shunyata Research Hydra DPC-6 digital power distribution center ($3995) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “The Hydra DPC-6 easily fulfills its goal of acting as a firewall to digitally induced noise. The product is beautifully built and carefully designed with no off-the shelf components to provide an enhanced...
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Townshend Seismic Isolation Pods

October 23, 2014
Townshend Seismic Isolation Pods

Robert H. Levi has posted a review of the Townshend Seismic Isolation Pods ($675 set of 4) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Townshend Seismic Isolation Pods are now available and are a true masterpiece of isolation technology and tremendous enhancement of sonic neutrality preventing floor born feedback. I think that they are amazing. They...
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Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF and FEQ PowerCell Equalizer

October 23, 2014
Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF and FEQ PowerCell Equalizer

Robert Youmna has posted a review of the Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF ($6000) and FEQ PowerCell Equalizer ($995) at Positive Feedback. His conclusion: ” There is a bunch of new innovative “out of the box” technology going on here. I have tried my best to stay away from the technical details, because though...
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Rogoz Audio 3RP1/BBS Isolation Platform

October 16, 2014
Rogoz Audio 3RP1/BBS Isolation Platform

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Rogoz 3RP1 BBS isolation platform (~€700) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “The music is alive and flowing with this board. It is presented in a unique way, with larger phantom images, unrestrained dynamics and the background where it should be. ” You can read the full...
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