Lets talk power conditioners...! yay

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by Cactus Avalanche, Oct 21, 2004.

  1. So whos using what?? im about to invest in about 2.... ive been looking into them for the past couple weeks and. they seem to range from 79 to 399..... 79.99 being the monster one with the pretty colored inlets.. ha..

    any suggestions on what brands to look into, or if this actually work?? supposedly they take out any hum and detect bad grounds.. and i do see these alot in studios.. and i seem to have some hum from my monitors only sometimes.. but its nonexistant through my headphones.. so i guess i wanna clean up the power, and i get some static no w and then..... very low static, but whatever.. id figure id give some a try... throughts comments??

  2. Big_D

    Big_D Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2004
    Quakertown PA
    Check this thread it may help you.

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  3. thanks.. i search as power conditioner but nothing came up... didnt even browse through alittle.. heh
  4. the mods can delete this i guess.. cuz the link that big_d posted pretty much answered my questions!!
  5. John Stafford

    John Stafford Well-Known Member

    Oct 1, 2004
    This whole power conditioning thing is interesting. I was at a hi-fi show on Thursday and heard a system with around 10,000 euro($12,700) worth of Nordost conditioners and cables, as well as a special can of stuff to spray cables with every couple of weeks, and the difference was absolutely incredible. Now, the system itself was over 100 grand (Classe with B&W Nautilus speakers). It would be interesting to see what difference this stuff would make to recording gear, although I'm sure most of us would put the money into more mics, preamps etc.

    John Stafford

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