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AudioPrism Ground Control

Anybody have any experience with these?

http://www.tweekgeek.com/_e/dept/03-029/AudioPrism_Ground_Control.htm

Thanks,
Mark

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Re: AudioPrism Ground Control

Back in the day, I played with a similar product I got at a CES....whose damn name escapes me right now.

I had a McIntosh preamp I was using and you could readily hear differences....even with changing the things between different jacks that one wasn't listening to.

Later on, I changed over to star grounding for my gear and the differences were no longer noticeable.

I think I may still have them on the back of that old Mac and will look or take a pic.

They also used to sell special caps for unused RCA outlets that I had some of, and some "really short interconnects" designed to close loops or something that you'd plug in to unused outputs/inputs in tape loops.

I'll leave it to the geniuses regarding how they work, but in different systems, you may be able to sometimes hear an effect.

Money back guarantee, so I'd be interested if you get them, what you hear!

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Back in the day, I played with a similar product I got at a CES....whose damn name escapes me right now.

I had a McIntosh preamp I was using and you could readily hear differences....even with changing the things between different jacks that one wasn't listening to.

Later on, I changed over to star grounding for my gear and the differences were no longer noticeable.

I think I may still have them on the back of that old Mac and will look or take a pic.

They also used to sell special caps for unused RCA outlets that I had some of, and some "really short interconnects" designed to close loops or something that you'd plug in to unused outputs/inputs in tape loops.

I'll leave it to the geniuses regarding how they work, but in different systems, you may be able to sometimes hear an effect.

Money back guarantee, so I'd be interested if you get them, what you hear!

Yeah, I stumbled upon these and read the description about their application and how they work. Makes sense to me and its actually not a new idea at all. So I don't have any apprehensions about buying a pair or three.

I think I will try it out and see what, if any beneficial effects they may have in my system.

I have seen the Cardas caps that cover unused RCA jacks. But with the name 'Cardas' on it, expect to pay too much money. So I haven't tried any of them. Plus there are many different sizes and colors of neoprene covers that are cheaper, look good and serve the same purpose.

If, and when I get them..I will let you know what differences they make.

Mark

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Re: AudioPrism Ground Control

Bud sent me a set for both my pre amp (line level) and power amp (speaker level). They work as advertised. The benenfits will be dependent on the quality of the components and "jawdropping" doesn't come to mind unless you are just amazed that something works as claimed. I'd say they are easily worth the asking price considering they are not as varibale as a cable change and you could spend more to get less with other more conventional changes.

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Bud sent me a set for both my pre amp (line level) and power amp (speaker level). They work as advertised. The benenfits will be dependent on the quality of the components and "jawdropping" doesn't come to mind unless you are just amazed that something works as claimed. I'd say they are easily worth the asking price considering they are not as varibale as a cable change and you could spend more to get less with other more conventional changes.

Great. Thanks for the information Jan. I think I will pick some up. I have been happy with AudioPrism products in the past. They seem to make practical stuff IMO.

Mark Evans

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Re: AudioPrism Ground Control

if the fringe is what ye desire, herbies is the most economical of all

http://herbiesaudiolab.net/special.htm

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if the fringe is what ye desire, herbies is the most economical of all

http://herbiesaudiolab.net/special.htm

I really appreciate it Teddy! That's a great site. Best of all...

Real world prices and they look cool

Mark Evans

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What a great website!! Crazy shit at fun prices!! Thanks Teddy!

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