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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…


ZenWave Audio D5 RCA Interconnect Review – A Solid-State Dream

When I first saw the prices of some of these brand-name audiophile interconnects, I immediately thought “Forget it, I’ll just make one myself. It can’t be that difficult or expensive.” After a few DIY projects of my own, I’ve quickly realized how time-consuming and costly developing a cable (that’s synergistic to your system) could be. One…


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…