Accessories

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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ISOL-8 MiniSub Axis Power Conditioner

October 11, 2014
ISOL-8 MiniSub Axis Power Conditioner

Marcin Olszewski has posted a review of the ISOL-8 MiniSub Axis power conditioner (~€1250) at SoundRebels. His conclusions: “This disc is incredible and phenomenal, but to fully admire its beauty, you have to configure your system in such a way, that the resolution and selectiveness do not cover up musicality, as otherwise beauty might...
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Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF, FEQ PowerCell Equalizer and Element CTS Digital Power Cord

October 9, 2014
Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF, FEQ PowerCell Equalizer and Element CTS Digital Power Cord

Mike Giraardi has posted a review of the Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF ($6000), FEQ PowerCell Equalizer ($995) and Element CTS Digital power cord ($3000) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “The PowerCell 10 UEF, FEQ PowerCell Equalizer, and Element C.T.S. Digital AC power cable are engineering breakthroughs that are well made, deliver on their...
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Audio Desk Systeme Vinyl Cleaner

October 5, 2014
Audio Desk Systeme Vinyl Cleaner

Leonard Norwitz has posted a review of the Audio Desk Systeme vinyl cleaner ($3999) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “The Audio Desk is bloody expensive, especially as compared to the competition, if we can still call them that. On the other hand, it is only about half the cost of many a high-end...
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Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF and FEQ – PowerCell Equalizer

October 3, 2014
Synergistic Research PowerCell 10 UEF and FEQ – PowerCell Equalizer

Robert S. You man has poster a review of the PowerCell 10 UEF and FEQ ($6000) PowerCell Equalizer ($995) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: ” 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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Sophia Electric Magik Box Tube Buffer

October 1, 2014
Sophia Electric Magik Box Tube Buffer

Terry London has posted a review of the Sophia Electric Magik Box tube buffer ($2500) at HomeTheaterReview. His conclusions: “Sophia Electric has come up with an add-on device in the Magik Box that can give the owner of any solid-state system, and to a somewhat lesser degree a tube-based system, the wonderful sonic virtues...
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Audio Philar Isolation Platform

September 26, 2014
Audio Philar Isolation Platform

Marcin Olszewski has posted a review of the Audio Philar isolation platform (~€500) at SoundRebels. His conclusions: “Summing up this test I hope I did convey the main aspect of those, very attractive in visual aspects, and also absolutely effective, Audio Philar anti-vibration furniture. Both the rack – Platform Line Double III as well...
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Akiko Audio Tuning Sticks

September 25, 2014
Akiko Audio Tuning Sticks

Clement Perry has posted a review of the Akiko Audio Tuning Sticks (€119-€195) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “Reinstalling the Akiko devices bought back that impressive sense of ease and natural presence. Moreover, the nicest thing about the Akiko Tuning Sticks and E Tuning Gold Mk II is the price of admission. Their starting...
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Klaudio KD-CLN-LP200 Ultrasonic Vinyl Record Cleaner

September 25, 2014
Klaudio KD-CLN-LP200 Ultrasonic Vinyl Record Cleaner

Andre Jennings has posted a review of the Klaudio KD-CLN-LP200 ultrasonic vinyl record cleaner ($3995) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “et me just say that as the quality of analog playback continues to advance it may be that the level of sonic engagement conveyed by Klaudio’s ultrasonically-cleaned records will become increasingly difficult to...
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Blue Circle FX2 6 XOe Power Line Conditioner

September 21, 2014
Blue Circle FX2 6 XOe Power Line Conditioner

Paul Candy has posted a review of the Blue Circle FX2 6 XOe power line conditioner ($495) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “I have sampled all manner of conditioners at that price and lower and the FX2 6 X0e comes in at a close second. I have tried several of Gilbert’s conditioners over the...
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