Accessories

PS Audio PerfectWave P10 Power Plant AC Regenerator

June 22, 2016
PS Audio PerfectWave P10 Power Plant AC Regenerator

Jim Austin has posted a review of the PS Audio PerfectWave P10 Power Plant AC Regenerator ($4999) at Stereophile. His conclusions: “I knew it was possible that fixing my power would make my music cleaner and more accurate. What I didn’t anticipate was that it would make the music so much more engaging. Maybe...
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fo.Q Modrate HEM-25 Pure Note Insulators

June 15, 2016
fo.Q Modrate HEM-25 Pure Note Insulators

Garrett Hongo has posted a review of the fo.Q Modrate HEM-25 Pure Note insulators ($1125/set of four) at SoundStage! Ultra. His conclusions: “f you haven’t yet addressed extraneous interior vibrations in your system, as I had not, and if you’ve settled on most of your components and want to take things to the next...
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AFI Flat Record Flattener

May 8, 2016
AFI Flat Record Flattener

Roy Gregory has posted a review of the AFI Flat record flattener (€2490) at The Audio Beat. His conclusions: “The unit I have here is one of a first run of ten production samples, but even so the fit, finish and operation are exemplary, while the appearance is a world away from the lab-gear...
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Frank Acoustics’ UB25000 Power Conditioner

May 6, 2016
Frank Acoustics’ UB25000 Power Conditioner

Clement Perry has posted a review of the Frank Acoustics’ UB25000 power conditioner ($4500) at Stereo Times. His conclusions: “The improvements wrought by the Frank Acoustics device were nothing short of extraordinary. Improved dynamics, ease of flow, natural hues and a lowered noise floor makes the UB25000 perhaps one of the greatest add-on products...
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Atlas Cables Eos Power Distribution Block and Cable Loom

April 29, 2016
Atlas Cables Eos Power Distribution Block and Cable Loom

Atlas Cables Eos distribution block (£295), Eos power cables (£160), Equator Integra MK3 nterconnects (£75), Equator MK2 speaker cables (£120) and Element optical cables (£30) at Hi-Fi Pig. His conclusions: “The EOS modular electrical block and its associated cables are well made and offer a slightly different presentation to the music. This quality product...
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Mad Scientist Audio Magic Tubes

April 22, 2016
Mad Scientist Audio Magic Tubes

Neil Kernaghan has posted a review of the Mad Scientist Audio Magic Tubes ($49) at Adventures in High Fidelity Audio. His conclusions: “Another listening experience to add to the file, of not sure why, but it made a difference. such I feel this tweak is worth a try, with the caveat that your application...
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Spatium Audio Power and Acoustic Tuning Devices

April 20, 2016
Spatium Audio Power and Acoustic Tuning Devices

Srajan Ebaen has posted a review of the Spatium Audio Power and Acoustic tuning devices (€299-€849) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Back in the world of commerce and ROI, prospective buyers always want a reviewer to tell them whether an improvement seemed proportionate to its expense. Here I would merely say that, not having encountered...
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Codia Acoustic Design Stage 3000 BAB Isolation Rack

April 16, 2016
Codia Acoustic Design Stage 3000 BAB Isolation Rack

Glen Wagenknecht has posted a review of the Codia Acoustic Design Stage 3000 BAB isolation rack ($4900) at 6moons. His conclusions: “The 3000 BAB is an easy sell whenever more than one vote counts. Once again, this new Codia flagship garners an easy recommendation. While not for financially challenged beginners, it should appeal to...
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Telos Audio Design Grounding Noise Reducer

April 8, 2016
Telos Audio Design Grounding Noise Reducer

Dato’ Danon Han has posted a review of the Telos Audio Design Grounding Noise Reducer at Mono and Stereo. His conclusions: “Comparatively, many would have spent so much more in cables, power distributors, tweaks, footers, coasters, and even an audio rack. The result of the addition of any of these branded independent grounding system...
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iFi Audio Micro iUSB3.0 Power Supply

March 31, 2016
iFi Audio Micro iUSB3.0 Power Supply

Clive Meakins has posted a review of the iFi Audio Micro iUSB3.0 power supply ($399) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “If you use a USB connection with your DAC then you need to try the iFi Audio iUSB3.0. I’m sure there are computers or streamers which are so well sorted in terms of...
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Audience aR6 VS Audience aR6 TSSOX Power Line Conditioner

March 28, 2016
Audience aR6 VS Audience aR6 TSSOX Power Line Conditioner

WL Low has posted a review of the Audience aR6 VS Audience aR6 TSSOX power line conditioner () at av2day.com. His conclusions: “I think on the inside, you get audiophile grade Teflon capacitors and thicker gauge grounding bus bars over the conventional aR6 model. Otherwise everything else remain the same, not even the slightest...
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Verictum X Fuse

March 27, 2016
Verictum X Fuse

Wojciech Pacula has posted a review of the Verictum X fuse (~€90) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: “X Fuse changes sound clearly – it is ca. 5% of the sound of even very expensive products, which is a lot, indeed. It makes sound denser, more substantial and makes less mess in the treble. It...
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iFi Audio micro – iUSB 3.0 USB Filter and Power Supply

March 24, 2016
iFi Audio micro – iUSB 3.0 USB Filter and Power Supply

Steven Plaskin has posted a review of the iFi Audio micro – iUSB 3.0 USB filter and power supply ($399) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “I found the performance of the iFi Audio iUSB3.0 to be not only impressive in my system, but a significant improvement over iFi Audio’s previous efforts with the iUSB Power...
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isoACOUSTICS Aperta 155 Speaker Stands

March 20, 2016
isoACOUSTICS Aperta 155 Speaker Stands

Mike Cox has posted a review of the isoACOUSTICS Aperta 155 speaker stands (£159) at TNT Audio. His conclusions: “What we have from IsoAcoustics is a damping stand at a reasonable price that really works and looks good. The impact of the Aperta 155 stands on the Fostex speakers is significant, the pairing deliver...
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Shunyata Research’s Venom PS8, Venom HC, and Venom Defender

March 16, 2016
Shunyata Research’s Venom PS8, Venom HC, and Venom Defender

Doug Schneider has posted a review of the Shunyata Research’s Venom PS8 power distributor ($695), Venom HC power cable ($295), and Venom Defender surge protector ($195) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: “This combination of Venom PS8, Venom Defender, and Venom HC represented my entry into the world of Shunyata Research, in order to establish...
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FM Acoustics FM 122 MKII Phono Stage, FM 133 Linearizer, FM 155 Preamplifier, and FM 108 Monoblocks

March 14, 2016
FM Acoustics FM 122 MKII Phono Stage, FM 133 Linearizer, FM 155 Preamplifier, and FM 108 Monoblocks

Jacek Pazio has posted a review of the FM Acoustics FM 122 MKII phono stage (10,920 CHF), FM 133 linearizer (10,680 CHF), FM 155 preamplifier (9,990 CHF), and FM 108 monoblock amplifiers (17,960 CHF/pair) at Sound Rebels. His conclusions: ” I will recommend to listen to the tested system at your own leisure, in...
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High Fidelity Cables Magnetic Adapters

March 9, 2016
High Fidelity Cables Magnetic Adapters

Art Dudley has posted a review of the High Fidelity Cables Magnetic Adapters ($299/pair) in his Listening column at Stereophile. His conclusions: “With the Adapters, the pace was laggy and lackluster, and the reverb-drenched spoken intro sounded desultory and, again, tired; with the Adapters removed, this broadly paced tune was rhythmically more on track,...
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iFi iPower Power Supply

March 9, 2016
iFi iPower Power Supply

Kal Rubinson has posted a review of the iFi iPower power supply ($49) in his Music in the Round column at Stereophile. His conclusions: “Recordings with open, ambient soundstages sounded cleaner, and both instrumental and vocal music was more distinct. This was no major change that struck me every time I listened, but it...
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Audio Vault USA Rack

March 8, 2016
Audio Vault USA Rack

Mark Pearson has posted a review of the Audio Vault USA rack ($1392) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “I think that Audio Vault USA racks are priced fairly and are in the sweet spot for the quality they offer and they will improve the sound of your system if you are not already using...
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Furutech GTX DR NCF Duplex Receptacle, GTX Receptacle Wall Frame, and GTX 104-D Outlet Cover

March 8, 2016
Furutech GTX DR NCF Duplex Receptacle, GTX Receptacle Wall Frame, and GTX 104-D Outlet Cover

Victor Chavira has posted a review of the GTX DR NCF duplex receptacle ($260), GTX receptacle wall frame ($111), and GTX 104-D outlet cover ($160) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “The best thing is can say about the Furutech package is that the sound of my system remained true. The tones and timbres did...
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Audio Reference Technology Power Distributor

March 6, 2016
Audio Reference Technology Power Distributor

Ed Momkus has posted a review of the Audio Reference Technology power distributor ($2600) at Dagogo. His conclusions: “I can unequivocally recommend the A.R.T. Power Distributor for any audio system. It will work great in both “midfi” and high end systems, is meticulously built, and absolutely neutral in its presentation. It won’t be the...
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Flux Hifi Flux-Sonic Needle Cleaner

March 4, 2016
Flux Hifi Flux-Sonic Needle Cleaner

Ralph Werner has posted a review of the Flux Hifi Flux-Sonic needle cleaner (€129) at 6moons. His conclusions: “My resumé for the Flux-Sonic needle cleaner? A very happening success on all fronts. Each and every serious vinyl hound can afford one; seriously! Sonic gains alone demand that you do. Then one’s just gotta believe...
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bFly Audio PowerBase Platform

March 4, 2016
bFly Audio PowerBase Platform

Michael Bruß has posted a review of the bFly Audio PowerBase pPlatform (€649) at 6moons. His conclusions: “Already the bFly BaseTwo affected nearly every playback aspect in a positive manner. This felt particularly developed in the disciplines of calm, cleanliness, definition and spatial scale. The PowerBase merely upped the ante on the same points,...
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Finite Elemente Cerabase Footers

February 27, 2016
Finite Elemente Cerabase Footers

Marshall Nack has posted a review of the Finite Elemente Cerabase footers ($640-$820/set of three) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “The Cera footers exhibit the high-quality manufacturing Germany is known for. They are constructed from precision-machined stainless steel and employ extremely hard, high-tech ceramic balls for fast transfer of sound-interfering resonance away from the...
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Synergistic Research Tranquility Base UEF

February 26, 2016
Synergistic Research Tranquility Base UEF

Steven Plaskin has posted a review of the Synergistic Research Tranquility Base UEF ($2250) at AudioStream. His conclusions: “Synergistic Research’s goal of improvement to the performance of the Tranquility Base been achieved in their release of the Tranquility Base UEF. I was very impressed with the improvements heard by placing my computer and DAC...
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