Author: <span class="vcard">Siao Jer</span>

Synergistic Research – HFTs, Black Box, and Atmosphere XL4

This is a continuum of our Synergistic Research – Full Loom Edition series. This article will be focusing on their room acoustic products. Jim Smith’s Get Better Sound was one of my first reads when I decided to really start building my system.  If you haven’t had a chance to read it, I highly recommend…


Synergistic Research PowerCell 12 UEF SE Power Conditioner Review

One of my first big a-ha moments when it came to audio gear was upgrading to a significant power conditioner.  I noticed a small difference in my first unit — the PS Audio Dectet, but when upgrading to a PS Audio Power Plant P10 Regenerator, it changed my world.  It was a thoroughly upgrade across…


Synergistic Research Active Ground Block SE Review – Going Low to Get High

In my earlier audiophile days; I asked my cousin Alan, an audiophile veteran, “What should I focus on first?” With a momentous thought, he quickly responded. “Power. Quality power, proper grounding, and vibration isolation.” A bit anticlimactic I must admit. He went on to explain how dirty input power can permeate into our systems and…


Synergistic Research – Full Loom Edition

I’ve been curious about Synergistic Research products since I’ve acquired their Synergistic Research Atmosphere Level 3 HC Power Cord and their BLACK Quantum fuses. These products have brought new life into my system in ways I didn’t imagine possible. It went from a veiled and congested sound to something more quiet, dynamic, vivid, and most importantly, musical….