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    Experience with Torus All-in-One 12KVA Power Conditioner "Chemistry" w/ MSB Components

    Hi all, Was interested in hearing forum members experience utilizing this Torus Power Conditioner, and in particular with MSB components. For the last three years, it has served as the electrical/power source for my dedicated listening system. From it I run three dedicated / isolated 20 amp...
  2. Ron Resnick

    Equi=Tech 2RQ Versus PS Audio P10

    INTRODUCTION Terry Brent, the National Sales Manager of Equi=Tech, very kindly delivered to me to audition a brand new Equi-Tech 2RQ. The Equi=Tech 2RQ employs an isolation transformer and a balanced power circuit to, among other things, cancel common mode noise. The 2RQ is rated at 2kVA...
  3. Ron Resnick

    Isolation Transformer and Balanced Power versus PS Audio Regenerator

    Who has compared directly in the same system, on an apples-to-apples basis, an isolation transformer and balanced power device (e.g., Equi-Tech or Torus or Furman P-2400 IT) to a PS Audio power regenerator? What sonic differences did you hear between these two different power solutions? What...
  4. Ron Resnick

    Is a Lower Noise Floor, are "Blacker" Blacks, Consonant With the Music?

    Many audiophiles strive to lower the noise floor of their systems by various means. Many audiophiles install elaborate electrical infrastructures such as dedicated sub-panels and dedicated electrical lines ("circuits") to improve power flow and to reduce the noise in the AC powering their...
  5. Ron Resnick

    PS Audio Regenerator versus Balanced Power/Isolation Transformer for Phono Stage?

    Specifically in the context of a phono preamplifier . . . has anyone compared carefully the noise reduction or improvement in sound quality resulting from plugging your phono preamplifier into a PS Audio P5 or P10 versus a balanced power/isolation transformer such as an Equi-Tech or a Torus or...
  6. Ron Resnick

    Ron's Speaker, Turntable, Power and Room Treatment Upgrades

    I have enjoyed our hobby for 27 years. This is how the front of my listening room looked until 2014: Due to a flood in this listening room in 2014, and to some ongoing repairs to my house, my stereo has been disassembled and has been stored under protective tarps for almost two years...

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