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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…


Audio Bacon’s Best of 2017

What a year! I’ve tried my best to provide unbiased impressions of all the gear I receive. I’m not on any manufacturer’s payroll and I try my best to avoid the forums to prevent expectation bias. My opinions are based solely on what I hear from my systems. My goal is to help others decide…


Supra CAT8 Ethernet Cable Review – An Amazing Spotify and Tidal Experience

Introduction I was going to title this post “A Swedish Surprise” but presumed it was something salacious. Thank you Urban Dictionary. I was firmly in the camp of spending no more than $10 on an ethernet cable. After my review of the fantastic sounding SOtM dCBL-CAT7 ethernet cable, I wanted to survey a few more quality cables,…


Meze 11 Neo and Meze 12 Classics Review

Introduction Like the rest of the world, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the Meze 99 Classics. Admittedly, not a lot of audio gear survives my merciless cleansing, but the 99 Classics have remained with me through most of my recent reviews. When Meze announced their new line of IEMs, I wanted to be the first in line. Well…


Omega SUPER 3i Loudspeakers and deepOMEGA 8 Subwoofer Review

Introduction When I’m not listening to my $4,500 Abyss headphones, I’m bumping my $300 M-Audio Studiophile BX5a monitors. Hey hey, before you judge, It’s the Deluxe edition baby. This thing packs a punch (without a sub) and frees me from my headphone leash. I primarily work in front of an LCD screen for more than 10…


iFi Pro iCAN Headphone Amplifier Review – A High Performance Fully-Balanced Flagship

At this point, everyone realizes when you get something from iFi, it’s like Christmas came early. You get all the widgets and switches without sacrificing performance. Their iFi Nano iUSB3.0 is still the quietest and most transparent USB conditioner I’ve ever heard. iFi never fails to provide enough features to tailor to all musical palates…