Good power conditioner overview in TAS

For those who are into the market for a power conditioner, there is an interesting test of nine conditioners to download for free from, an excerpt from their newest number.

You have alot of very high quality stuff and powerful amps that need alot of juice. In that vein, you're probably smart to have tried the RGPC and 20 amp BPT stuff for all your equipment versus the more current limiting types of power conditioners/filters. If you liked the RGPC on video, then I, frankly, would pickup a used RGPC 400s for around $400 and just plug your TV into it.

I agree that the RGPC has a more pronounced imrovement on video. In fact, at CES, many of the HT and TV vendors were using it in their setups. For audio though, I don't think you're going to find much better than the BPT stuff, especially for the $$$.

You could look into upgrading your BPT to the 3.5, but I would run it past Chris at BPT first for what potential improvements you could expect.

Other than BPT, I'd recommend installing a 240 volt line and use Richard Gray's new Substation. I would put the Substation in the attic and have all the outlets in your room fed by it if possible. Combined with a few RGPCs, that would be a pretty impressive (albeit expensive) power conditioning solution.

You could also look into new Running Springs Audio conditioner, which has gotten excellent buzz. Also, I recently heard through the grapevine of a "revolutionary" new conditioner that is expected to come out in October, and it supposedly outperformed the $10k Burmeister and Accuphase products.

Again though, I think you may already be at the point of diminishing returns .
Bound for Sound just published a review of the excellent Foundation Research Line Filters. I saw a demo once in a Home Theater, where a Richard Gray could not deal with some interference in the picture from a projector. The guy plugged the projector into a Foundation Research filter and the interference disappeared! It sounded great on his audio components too.
The guy says that the Richard Gray stuff is good for distributing power in a system, but it is not really all that good as a line filter.
Not to hijack this thread, but can anyone tell me if older Chang (3200) or Vanservers (Cleanline 141) conditioners will limit current delivery to my Llano Trinity 300
Hey Y'all,

Labtec, I really appreciate your input and suggestions. As for putting in a 240v line and a substation in the attic, I would definitely consider it, except for one thing. I live in an apartment. I do know that once I get myself into a house, I will install a few dedicated 20-amp lines. Underwoodwally, the gentleman who sold me the BPT, said the BPTs performance would jump significantly once I'm able to feed it from a 20-amp line. I will take your suggestion and get myself the RGPC 400s for the video part of my system. I currently have my amps connected directly to the wall outlet. I perceived the soundstage being a bit constrained and not full enough when I had both amps hooked to the BPT. I noticed the opposite when I switched to the wall outlets. Again, I really appreciate the help with this little quandary........John