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Audio Energy 1200 and Audio Energy power leads

Posted by Dave Barrow on

System

Colossus 300b Power Amplifier

Wee Beastie Pre-Amp

Bricasti M1 Dac

Tannoy Monitor Gold 1960’s GRF Speakers

Audio Energy 1200 Power Conditioner

Audio Energy Power Leads

Hovland Speaker Cable

Missing Link interconnects

Windows 10 Computer using Apple Music

Music

Kings of Leon - Walls

Joni Mitchell - Paprika Plains

Keb Mo - Henry

Steve Earle - Goodbye

Amos Lee – El Camino

Beethoven – 9th Symphony

Mahler – 8th Symphony

Music Room

A Cellar 18 feet x 15 feet x 6ft 6

Review

Until very recently my system had evolved gradually to an expensive yet excellent musical tool using an Apple Mac Mini and Apple Music to provide me with many hours of musical delight in what I refer to as the Fred West Suite.

My system was hacked and my Amazon account compromised so I determined to get rid of my Mac and start using a Windows 10 machine which my Hifi supplier and friend Donald Pirie had built for me. At the same time, Donald provided me with an Audio Energy 1200 Power Conditioner and dedicated Audio Energy Power cables for my other equipment.

The improvement in the system by the combination of the Audio Energy 1200 power conditioner and the dedicated cables has been quite dramatic and what I thought was an excellent sound has been transformed to a cleaner more musical system in which the presentation of the voices that is the clarity and timbre has been dramatic and remarkable.I have often heard that the use of esoteric cables was snake oil but I must say that Donald has come up trumps with this product and I look forward to changing my other components such as speaker cables and interconnects that are hand made using the finest parts by Audio Energy. Let your ears be the judge and arrange a demonstration with Donald Pirie.

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