Accessories

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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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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Sistrum Apprentice Series SP-SA-103 Isolation Platform

July 2, 2014
Sistrum Apprentice Series SP-SA-103 Isolation Platform

Norm Luttbeg has posted a review of the Sistrum Apprentice Series SP-SA-103 isolation platform ($399) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “I guess that I always have noted that virtually all vibration-controlling devices have more impact on some components, but this one is of a much greater magnitude than others I have noted. I should...
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Bybee Curl Holographic Power Source Power Conditioner

July 2, 2014
Bybee Curl Holographic Power Source Power Conditioner

Moreno Mitchell has posted a review of the Bybee Curl Holographic Power Source power conditioner ($5495) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “With the addition of the new Bybee Curl in my system, I personally feel as though I have entered into a new territory of what we call super high fidelity playback. The noise...
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Synergistic Research Quantum Fuse SR 20

June 24, 2014
Synergistic Research Quantum Fuse SR 20

Norm Luttbeg has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Quantum Fuse SR 20 ($69) at Stereo Times. His conclusion: “I think the quantum tunneling on a Tesla coil is key to the sound of these fuses, and the consumer can only get it from SR with their third generation Tesla Coil. This, of...
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Vibex Granada Double DC Filter

June 17, 2014
Vibex Granada Double DC Filter

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Vibex Granada Double DC filter (€2000) at 6moons. His conclusions: “At only €100 more than his Three 11R and subtracting just 3 outlets in trade, the Vibex Granada improves demonstrably over what’s been my reference conditioner. The kicker, again, is that it does so by going...
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Synergistic Research HFT and FEQ Room Treatments, and XOT Crossover

June 16, 2014
Synergistic Research HFT and FEQ Room Treatments, and XOT Crossover

Howard Kneller has posted a review of the HFT ($75 each) and FEQ ($750) room treatments, and XOT crossover ($399/pair) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “Synergistic Research’s HFT, FEQ, and XOT work, but their effects were not on the usual scale of audiophile tweaks; e.g., “I definitely heard a difference.” In fact, relegating these...
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