Accessories

Sunshine S50 Under-Boards and S4 Bases

June 30, 2015
Sunshine S50 Under-Boards and S4 Bases

Anthony Nicosia has posted a review of the Sunshine S50 Under-Boards ($150) and S4 Bases ($160) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “The nice thing about the Sunshine S50 under-board platforms and S4 bases is they are not complicated to use nor do they require hundreds of hours to determine if they are for...
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Your Final System (YFS) PS-12m Mac Mini Power Supply

June 16, 2015
Your Final System (YFS) PS-12m Mac Mini Power Supply

John Zurek has posted a review of the Your Final System (YFS) PS-12m Mac Mini power supply ($1895) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: ” I’m a guy who always, always looks for value. Several friends that I’ve mentioned the YFS mod to thought that the prices for the PS-12m Linear PS and the Internal...
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Synergistic Research Atmosphere and ATM

June 16, 2015
Synergistic Research Atmosphere and ATM

Mike Girardi has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Atmosphere ($) and ATM ($) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “It’s rare to find a tweak that is not in the signal path to have such a profound effect on music reproduction. Once you hear the Atmosphere and how it can affect the music...
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Bybee Technologies Quantum Signal Enhancer

June 8, 2015
Bybee Technologies Quantum Signal Enhancer

John Fritz has posted a review of the Bybee Technologies Quantum Signal Enhancer ($119) at Stereo Mojo. His conclusions: “No, the QSE will not transform a mediocre system into a RMAF busting show piece. Used in an appropriate set up though (and in sufficient numbers), the QSE will make a positive difference that far...
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Sistrum Rhythm Isolation Platforms

June 5, 2015
Sistrum Rhythm Isolation Platforms

Norm Luttbeg has posted a review of the Sistrum Rhythm Platforms isolation platforms ($1450-$5500) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “All that I can conclude about the Star Sound Rhythm rack is that it is phenomenal! I know that I could not achieve what I am hearing now without it. Perhaps, of course, I should...
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Harmonix TU-666M “BeauTone” Million Maestro 20th Anniversary Edition Footers

June 4, 2015
Harmonix TU-666M “BeauTone” Million Maestro 20th Anniversary Edition Footers

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Harmonix TU-666M “BeauTone” Million Maestro 20th Anniversary Edition footers (€1250 set of 4) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “The Harmonix feet lower the sound and make it focused. The last thing that can be said about them is that they “brighten” anything up. They will excellently...
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LessLoss Firewall AC Filters

June 2, 2015
LessLoss Firewall AC Filters

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the LessLoss Firewall modules AC filters ($179 each) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Perhaps they belong into a similar category as Jack Bybee’s 1/f filters or certain Synergistic Research models. The cost of admission is simply a lot lower. If that meant smaller sonic gains too, it’d be...
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Synergistic Research Grounding Block and High Definition Ground Cables

May 26, 2015
Synergistic Research Grounding Block and High Definition Ground Cables

Steven Plaskin has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Grounding Block ($595) and High Definition Ground Cables ($395 each) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “I was not prepared for the major sonic enhancement that these products delivered. The extent of the positive enhancements goes far beyond merely those of a “system tweak”. For those...
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Essence of Music CD Treatment

May 24, 2015
Essence of Music CD Treatment

Giuseppe Trotto has posted a review of Essence of Music CD treatment ($149) at ReMusic. His conclusions: “I am not sure if I am getting closer to the essence of music. For sure, I am in the right direction. There is a contraindication, however. I reject the normal CDs. I cannot listen to them...
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Stein Music Blue Sun Harmonic Enhancer

May 18, 2015
Stein Music Blue Sun Harmonic Enhancer

Dave Kaplan has posted a review of the Stein Music Blue Sun Harmonic Enhancer ($750) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “This combination was quite powerful at turbo charging my Harmonizer’s performance and taking my system to a stunning new level of musical enjoyment with richer harmonics, greater dimensionality and better dynamics. I can’t recommend...
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AER LP Energizer

May 17, 2015
AER LP Energizer

Stephen Yan has posted a review of the AER LP Energizer ($1950) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “So do I like the LP Energizer? Let’s put it this way: if it was not for the fact that I am in the process of purchasing a new amplifier, the LP energizer will not be returning...
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Pristine Vinyl Vivac RCS1 Record Cleaning Machine

May 17, 2015
Pristine Vinyl Vivac RCS1 Record Cleaning Machine

Jason Kennedy has posted a review of the Pristine Vinyl Vivac RCS1 record cleaning machine (£1795) at The Ear. His conclusions: “The Pristine RCS1 achieves what its makers and many vinyl lovers desire, a cleaner that can be left out and used without waking the neighbours. Combine this with straightforward operation and a sensible...
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Bob’s Devices CineMag Sky 20 Step-Up Transformer

May 17, 2015
Bob’s Devices CineMag Sky 20 Step-Up Transformer

Lewis Dardick has posted a review of the Bob’s Devices CineMag Sky 20 step-up transformer ($1250) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “I subjectively found the SKY 20 a bit tighter/more focused and I was able to hear many details I never heard before, albeit in a very natural/organic presentation (i.e., more information that sounded...
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SOtM iSO-CAT6 LAN Isolator

May 9, 2015
SOtM iSO-CAT6 LAN Isolator

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the SOtM iSO-CAT6 LAN Isolator ($350) at 6moons. His conclusions: “With SOtM’s latest, there’s no funny business in the state of Denmark. Just so, it’s a small sonic transaction which I thought was maximized by the most direct sound of my desktop’s nearfield and doubled in magnitude...
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PS Audio PerfectWave P5 Power Plant Power Conditioner

May 7, 2015
PS Audio PerfectWave P5 Power Plant Power Conditioner

Moreno Mitchell has posted a review of the PS Audio PerfectWave P5 Power Plant Power power conditioner ($3495) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “In my constant pursuit for perfection the one thing that remains constant has been my musical enjoyment. The addition of the Perfect Wave P5 is by and large responsible for this....
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Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator

May 5, 2015
Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator

Doug Schroeder has posted part three of his review of the Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator ($999) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “Would my scoring have been better if I compared one of the larger floor standing speakers with much better LF extension and a more sizable soundstage to one of the smallish floor...
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Booplinth Company “booplinth” Plinth for Linn LP12 Turntable

May 5, 2015
Booplinth Company “booplinth” Plinth for Linn LP12 Turntable

Roy Gregory has posted a review of the “boooplinth” plinth (£1650) for the Linn LP12 turntable at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: “The one-piece structure and random laminations of the bamboo booplinth offer both greater precision and mechanical stability, but also much greater material consistency through the structure as a whole — and that...
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VPI MW-1 Cyclone Record Cleaning Machine

May 5, 2015
VPI MW-1 Cyclone Record Cleaning Machine

Dennis Davis has posted a review of the VPI MW-1 Cyclone record cleaning machine ($999) at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: “The MW-1 Cyclone, with its bulletproof construction and outstanding cleaning, hits that sweet spot dead on.” You can read the full review here.
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Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator

May 2, 2015
Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator

Doug Schroeder has posted part two of his review of the Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator ($999) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “I believe most seasoned listeners who concentrate and react to a potential Orientation Error could pass such ABX testing. Frank Van Alstine seems to concur that one can pass ABX Comparator testing...
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Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator

April 30, 2015
Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator

Doug Schroeder has posted part one of his review of the Audio by Van Alstine ABX Comparator ($999) at Dagogo. You can read it here.
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Charisma Audio Cabriolet Speaker Stands

April 30, 2015
Charisma Audio Cabriolet Speaker Stands

Noam Bronstein has posted a review of the Charisma Audio Cabriolet speaker stands ($1000/pair) at Wall of Sound. His conclusions: “At US$1000 per pair, the Cabriolet stands aren’t cheap. When you see and feel them, you quickly realize why. Their flexibility and style adds hugely to the value equation. But hearing the end results...
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BSG Technologies qøl Signal Completion Stage

April 29, 2015
BSG Technologies qøl Signal Completion Stage

Martin Appel has posted a review of the BSG Technologies qøl Signal Completion Stage ($3995) at Audiophilia. His conclusions: “Well there you have it. Hi-end audio raised to a new level. We’ve had products named after Greek gods, Roman gods, Norse gods, Hindu deities, why not the Bible. Whatever the inspiration, the qØl delivered...
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Vertex AQ Pico Grounding Blocks

April 26, 2015
Vertex AQ Pico Grounding Blocks

Alan Sircom has posted a review of the Vertex AQ Pico Grounding Blocks (£1165) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “Just because they are easy to fit, though, doesn’t make Vertex AQ’s improvements any less significant. Try the Picos for a week or two, and you may just find yourself taking a first step toward a...
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Loricraft PRC 6 Record Cleaning Machine

April 21, 2015
Loricraft PRC 6 Record Cleaning Machine

Kevin Fiske has posted a review of the Loricraft PRC 6 record cleaning machine ($5050) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “You buy vinyl? You need a Loricraft PRC 6.” You can read the full review here.
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Audio Vaccine Music Serum Anti-Resonant Devices

April 21, 2015
Audio Vaccine Music Serum Anti-Resonant Devices

Clement Perry has posted a review of the Audio Vaccine Music Serum anti-resonant devices ($900/set of 4) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “The Audio Vaccine Music Serums transformed my downstairs system into a music machine that performs well beyond its size and sophistication. In fact, I purchased both sets of Music Serum plugs! Highly...
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