Category: Power

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…


Gutwire Perfect and Ultimate Ground Cables Review

We’ve underestimated the amount of noise in our system. One impetus for the design of high-performance audio equipment is to mitigate the EMI/RFI noise that may contaminate the audio signal. This applies heavily to analog and digital cables which,¬†without proper geometry and materials, could welcome this distortion with open arms. Of course, this also applies…


PS Audio P10 Power Plant Review

This is quick review of the PS Audio P10. I’ve compared the P10 to the PS Audio Dectet and a cheapo Belkin surge protector. My goal is to determine what the audible gains are from using a power regenerator/conditioner like the PS Audio P10. My apartment was built in 1913 and the electrical wiring is…