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Eros Power Blocks From Titan Audio - The Audiophile Man
Surprisingly small and compact, Paul Rigby reviews this 6-way power block from Titan Audio And you need a new power block because? Masking noise, mostly. A good quality power block can reject a lot of the rubbish that it encounters from your mains supply. That’s where your cash is going on these things. A bad quality power block – one of those white/black, hardware store-type things you can pick up for three or four pounds, will actually introduce more noise into your hi-fi because of the cheap and nasty parts they contain. They do the job (just about), they barely work at all and they’re useless for hi-fi. Actually no, they’re worse than useless, they’re harmful to sound because the noise they actually create helps to add veiling rubbish that damps the fragile parts of music. The bits that add soul to music. The delicate stuff: tiny bits of reverb of that plucked guitar, information you hear from a soft hit on a cymbal…that kind of thing. They can also add an edgy sound to the midrange. A sort of bright, clinical sheen. A great power block is not going to be the solution, the only answer, the magical silver …