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I'm condering buying a mains cable extention for my hifi and TV because when I move the hifi the nearest power point will be 2m away, do you have any experience with either of these:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000UVTKAA/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tacima-Conditioner-Frequency-Interference-Filter/dp/B002CIMZGU/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1366282917&sr=1-3&keywords=Tacima

 

 

 

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Hi.I have this one and have not suffered any loss in quality of sound as some have reported.Hope this helps Smile

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tacima-Conditioner-Frequency-Interference-Filter/dp/B002CIMZGU/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1366282917&sr=1-3&keywords=Tacima

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camcroft wrote:

Hi.I have this one and have not suffered any loss in quality of sound as some have reported.Hope this helps Smile

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tacima-Conditioner-Frequency-Interference-Filter/dp/B002CIMZGU/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1366282917&sr=1-3&keywords=Tacima

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+2 on this.

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Mains wires don't affect sound quality.

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I would look at these:

http://www.cleareraudio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=47

or http://www.cleareraudio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=48

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camcroft wrote:

Hi.I have this one and have not suffered any loss in quality of sound as some have reported.Hope this helps Smile

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tacima-Conditioner-Frequency-Interference-Filter/dp/B002CIMZGU/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1366282917&sr=1-3&keywords=Tacima

-1 for hifi.....great for tv though. For hifi just buy a cheap non surge protected lead.

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CnoEvil wrote:

I would look at these:

http://www.cleareraudio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=47

or http://www.cleareraudio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=48

 

Thanks but they seem to be only 4 sockets, need 6. 

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BigH wrote:

CnoEvil wrote:

I would look at these:

http://www.cleareraudio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=47

or http://www.cleareraudio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=48

 

Thanks but they seem to be only 4 sockets, need 6. 

The second one does 6 and 8 sockets, but may be more than you wish to spend.

Edit. The first one is 6 way....and costs £50 with 2m cord.

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Thanks. Yes getting a bit too pricey for me.

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I  used the Tacima extension block in my main system in the pass, but found no problem with it. Every thing went into the block apart from my amp, which was direct to the mains. Now using it in a second bedroom system.

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That Tacima block strangled the dynamics on my amp and cd player. I prefer to leave it unplugged. However playing my PS2 and TV through it cleaned up the picture quality substantially

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That Tacima block strangled the dynamics on my amp and cd player. I prefer to leave it unplugged. However playing my PS2 and TV through it cleaned up the picture quality substantially

 

Which one there were 2 posted, 1 is sturge protection and the other is Mains conditioner and Radio filter?

I think I will go for the sturge one, if no good I will use for the computer etc.

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Sorry, the mains conditioner and RF filter

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Gibs_MK wrote:

That Tacima block strangled the dynamics on my amp and cd player. I prefer to leave it unplugged. However playing my PS2 and TV through it cleaned up the picture quality substantially

 

Amazing.

 

PS, what nonsense.

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Reggie Mental wrote:

Gibs_MK wrote:

That Tacima block strangled the dynamics on my amp and cd player. I prefer to leave it unplugged. However playing my PS2 and TV through it cleaned up the picture quality substantially

 

Amazing.

 

PS, what nonsense.

 

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