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Who buys this stuff?

Unread post by Toontrev » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:54 am

My google home page receives the occasional What hifi updates. So I had a look.

You do receive a pair though !

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Re: Who buys this stuff?

Unread post by Fretless » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:35 am

Had to think of MIT cables with their inline passive filter units, like this model the Matrix-6.

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... and then I have to confess that I actually have a pair of these (got 'em cheap years ago - when I didn't know better) and they are quite a pleasant interconnect although vastly overpriced and NVA amps don't like them.
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Re: Who buys this stuff?

Unread post by slinger » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:41 pm

I really don't think I want a product that has the word "zap" in its name anywhere near my HiFi. I can't say I'd be too keen on having it connected to the Matrix, either. :lol:
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Re: Who buys this stuff?

Unread post by savvypaul » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:55 pm

Their 'zapperator' products are based on work done by Ben Duncan, iirc.

The marketing and price are all Russ' own, though...
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Re: Who buys this stuff?

Unread post by keepitsimplestupid » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:58 pm

No reason why they shouldn't work, just an RC filter for HF noise, you can make the same for oh, about £4

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Re: Who buys this stuff?

Unread post by Lindsayt » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:05 pm

slinger wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:41 pm
I really don't think I want a product that has the word "zap" in its name anywhere near my HiFi. I can't say I'd be too keen on having it connected to the Matrix, either. :lol:
And no Frank ZAPpa anywhere near it either. :-?

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Re: Who buys this stuff?

Unread post by slinger » Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:34 pm

Lindsayt wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:05 pm
slinger wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:41 pm
I really don't think I want a product that has the word "zap" in its name anywhere near my HiFi. I can't say I'd be too keen on having it connected to the Matrix, either. :lol:
And no Frank ZAPpa anywhere near it either. :-?
There's an exception to every rule. ;)
Amps - NVA P50, A30, A40, Stanislav Palo Tube Headphone Amp BB 85
Speakers - Monitor Audio Silver RX2
Cables - NVA LS1+LS3, SSC, Gotham S/PDIF, IBRA Optical
Digital - NAD C516BEE, SONY ST-SDB900 DAB TUNER, TEAC UD-H01 DAC
Analogue - Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB, Graham Slee Gram Amp 2 Phono
Cans - Grado SR80, ATH-M50X

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