Author: Clement Perry

Synergistic Research Active Grounding Block SX by Michael Girardi

May 10, 2024

  Precision in Leading Edge Transients Once in a while, you get that itch to try something new.  It happened with the introduction of the Synergistic Research Master Fuses.  I called Andy Wiederspahn, President of [Read More]

Entreq Audio Konstantin Revelation Cables and Olympus Ten T Ground Boxes by Dave Thomas

April 26, 2024

    Some audio designers adopt a mindset about what their products are designed to do, and that mindset permeates their designs throughout their careers. Having had some Entreq cables in my system through most [Read More]

Grand Activation Extreme HGA-6000 AC Cord by Clement Perry

April 19, 2024

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Vanguard Caldera 10″ Power Active Compact Subwoofer by Greg Voth

April 2, 2024

  My early years as an illustrator found me in modest accommodations, perfect for smaller speakers, like Spica TC-50s and 60s. In those small NYC apartments, I learned to prize musicality over bombastic leanings. When [Read More]

Valve Amplification Company (VAC) Essence 80 iQ Monobloc Amplifiers by Don Shaulis

March 21, 2024

  VAC Magic in a Small Package At the many audio shows I attended, few rooms stuck in my memory, but one brand did—Valve Amplification Company (VAC) equipment powered many of the best-sounding rooms. By [Read More]

DR Acoustics Antigone 3.0 Power Management System/Virtual Ground System by Mike Wright

March 15, 2024

    Power conditioners have become a nearly necessary, highly misunderstood piece of audio gear. Most audiophiles feel they have good electricity coming to their rooms and don’t need an AC conditioner. Those are the [Read More]

Inakustik Power Station AC-4500 AC conditioner by Clement Perry

February 29, 2024

I should have never accepted the offer to hear the Inakustik Power Station AC-4500 conditioner. Serendipity struck when World Wide Wholesales owner Robert Neill offered me a review sample after discussing other high-end audio products [Read More]

Stereo Times’ Most Wanted 2023

January 18, 2024

        Aric Audio Super 6SN7 Linestage ($3,995/reviewed here):  Being Aric Kimball and Aric Audio in high-end audio is akin to being David in a world filled with Goliaths. Aric Audio’s Super 6SN7 [Read More]

QSA Lanedri Infinity series Ultimatum Speaker Cables

September 19, 2023

  Music playback has been special around these parts since I took a leap of faith and auditioned a mere fuse. The QSA’s exquisite sounding series of fuses has been perhaps the most impactful and [Read More]

QSA Silver Fuse and Silver Jitter AC adapter by Clement Perry

February 1, 2023

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