Accessories

Klaudio CD-CLN-LP 200 Ultrasonic Vinyl Record Cleaner V.4 and Silencer

January 30, 2015
Klaudio CD-CLN-LP 200 Ultrasonic Vinyl Record Cleaner V.4 and Silencer

Myles Astor has posted a review of the Klaudio CD-CLN-LP 200 ultrasonic vinyl record cleaner V.4 ($3999) and Silencer ($1499) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “Kudos to the design team at KLaudio for continuing to improve upon an excellent product and last year’s PF Product of the Year. While the new Silencer equipped model...
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GigaWatt PC-4 EVO DCB Power Conditioner

January 27, 2015
GigaWatt PC-4 EVO DCB Power Conditioner

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the GigaWatt PC-4 EVO DCB power conditioner (€10,050) at 6moons. His conclusions: “GigaWatt’s PC-4 EVO DCB is Adam Schubert’s magnum opus. It contains everything he knows, with the very best parts he either builds himself or sources from select global vendors. It includes a quasi captive flagship...
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Bybee Quantum Signal Enhancer

January 24, 2015
Bybee Quantum Signal Enhancer

David Caplin has posted a review of the Bybee Quantum Signal Enhancer ($119) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “The beauty of the Bybee Quantum Signal Enhancers is that they work almost anywhere you put them in your system. And they’re affordable! The remarkable improvements they make can be used to enhance your system whether...
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Russ Andrews Balanced Mains Unit 1000 Power Conditioner

January 23, 2015
Russ Andrews Balanced Mains Unit 1000 Power Conditioner

Janine Elliot has posted a review of the Russ Andrews Balanced Mains Unit 1000 power conditioner (£1599) at Hi-Fi Pig. Her conclusions: “This might seem like an awful amount to pay for a mains double adaptor, but once you get past the fact that this is much, much more, and feed this to your...
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GiK 244 Broadband Bass Trap

January 4, 2015
GiK 244 Broadband Bass Trap

Christiaan Punter has posted a review of the GiK 244 broadband bass traps (€95 each) at Hi-Fi Advice. His conclusions: “Could you build similar bass absorbers yourself? Sure, if you’re handy enough you could. But you’d have to have a lot of patience, work with skin-irritating materials, spend a big chunk of the cost...
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Spiritual Audio VX-9 Power Conditioner

January 2, 2015
Spiritual Audio VX-9 Power Conditioner

Greg Simmons has posted a review of the Spiritual Audio VX-9 power conditioner ($2500) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “With every component running through the VX-9, it had the luxury of being able to improve the performance of every piece all at once. The change was universally positive. The overall sound with the VX-9...
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Bybee Holographic AC Cord Adapter

January 2, 2015
Bybee Holographic AC Cord Adapter

Clement Perry has posted a review of the Bybee Holographic AC cord adapter ($2795) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “With the Bybee Holographic AC Adapters in my system, I have come closer to what I call the perfect storm: a sonic presentation of such convincing authenticity, I unhesitating regard is as a reference against...
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Amarra SQ Streaming Software

December 30, 2014
Amarra SQ Streaming Software

Michael Lavorgna has posted a review of Amarra SQ streaming software ($29) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “If you spend any time listening to streaming services like YouTube, Spotify, and Tidal, you owe it to yourself to try Amarra sQ. And you can do it right now for free! I found that Amarra sQ added...
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Synergistic Research Atmosphere

December 29, 2014
Synergistic Research Atmosphere

Steven Plaskin has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Atmosphere ($2250) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “I found the Atmosphere to be a remarkable product that contributed significantly to the enhancement of the sound of my system. Unlike other system enhancement products that are inserted into the signal line, Atmosphere in no way directly...
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JL Audio CR-1 Active Subwoofer Crossover

December 29, 2014
JL Audio CR-1 Active Subwoofer Crossover

Jeff Fritz has posted a review of the JL Audio CR-1 active subwoofer crossover ($3000) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “Those who want to perfectly blend a powered subwoofer(s) with topflight main speakers in a high-end stereo system should consider as mandatory JL Audio’s CR-1 Active Subwoofer Crossover. It’s flexible, transparent, and intuitive to...
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ENIGMAcoustics Sopranino Electrostatic Super Tweeter

December 28, 2014
ENIGMAcoustics Sopranino Electrostatic Super Tweeter

H. Richard Weiner has posted a review of the ENIGMAcoustics Sopranino electrostatic super tweeter ($3600) at Mono & Stereo. His conclusions: ” As I write this, a pair of Sopraninos costs almost $4,000 dollars. A pair of stands costs $600. That’s a lot of compact discs, an impressive new DA converter, or a respectable...
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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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