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Powering an At-Home Mixing Studio in an 1820s Home

Powering an At-Home Mixing Studio in an 1820s Home

Torus Power’s RM 60 BAL Toroidal Isolation Power Transformer breathes life into a mixing studio with compromised power. Red Vault Audio is a diverse audio production house specializing in the sonic creation and enhancement of music and media. It's owned and operated by Pete Morse, who works with musicians, videographers, agencies, and other businesses to help “make things sound better.” You can...

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POWERING THE ‘MOUSE HOUSE’ HOME THEATER

POWERING THE ‘MOUSE HOUSE’ HOME THEATER

A custom Torus Power All-in-One unit powers and protects this Mickey Mouse–themed residential theater with unique three-phase power needs. When a homeowner tells renowned acoustics and home theater design firm The Erskine Group they want a state-of-the-art home theater system without budgetary constraints, you know the result is going to be spectacular. This particular homeowner wanted to update...

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DOLBY ATMOS HOME THEATRE KEEPS THINGS CURRENT

DOLBY ATMOS HOME THEATRE KEEPS THINGS CURRENT

To ensure that every audio, video and control component would receive clean, protected power, CSN Teknik recently installed six Torus Power RM 16 Power Conditioners into a newly built home theatre in Moscow. All it takes is one electrical surge or spike to damage a piece of home theatre equipment. This threat is very real in Russia, where most of the country is fed by a single electrical grid....

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Recording engineer/music producer Francesco Benvenuto is working during COVID — thanks to Torus Power

Recording engineer/music producer Francesco Benvenuto is working during COVID — thanks to Torus Power

Making “Mixing From Home” Magnificent Recording engineer/music producer Francesco Benvenuto is able to mix music from his makeshift bedroom studio during COVID—just in time for the Latin Grammys —thanks to Torus Power, great monitor speakers, and acoustic treatment. Francesco Benvenuto is a recording / mixing engineer, music producer, and educator based in Dallas who focuses on Urban and Latin...

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Do Audiophile Cables and Power Conditioners make a Difference?

Do Audiophile Cables and Power Conditioners make a Difference?

I DON’T IMAGINE WiFi HiFi Publisher John Thomson realized he was setting off a firestorm when he posed the question “Do Cables Matter?” in his weekly newsletter.  Reprinted from WiFiHiFi Magazine -  Over the next few days, John’s inbox filled up with messages weighing in on both sides of the debate. Jim Thompson, a long-time Yamaha Canada rep who retired in 2008,...

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What Power Management Solutions Can Do for Your Mobile Workforce

What Power Management Solutions Can Do for Your Mobile Workforce

Don't dismiss power management solutions as an unnecessary addition to a project or an unneeded expense: they can save schools & orgs time & money. September 23, 2020 Adam Forziati   Power management solutions can help mobile workforces during peak work from home hours, which is pretty impactful right now as many people are still working from home and schools have transitioned...

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Why Dennis Erskine Turned to Torus to Power the CEDIA HQ Reference Home Theater

Why Dennis Erskine Turned to Torus to Power the CEDIA HQ Reference Home Theater

Erskine Group uses custom Torus Power all-in-one isolation transformer to convert 480V 3-phase industrial power into 120V to protect high-performance gear in the new CEDIA Reference Theater. CE Pro Editors · July 22, 2019 - Reprinted from CEDIA Website When CEDIA decided to put a reference home theater inside its new headquarters, which also houses a state-of-the-art experience...

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Howard Gladstone, CEO of Torus Power, Wrote a Folk Album: Industry’s Got Talent

Howard Gladstone, CEO of Torus Power, Wrote a Folk Album: Industry’s Got Talent

Influenced by 1960s folk music, Howard Gladstone, CEO of Torus Power, combines his passions, including commercial releases of his own music. It’s great when someone can combine their work and their hobbies. Howard Gladstone, founder and CEO of Torus Power, is just one of those lucky people. Gladstone, a lifelong musician who also developed a line of toroidal-based power conditioning products for...

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Clean Power Means Clean Tracks – Mix Magazine 2019

Clean Power Means Clean Tracks – Mix Magazine 2019

Luca Pretolesi and Studio DMI -  As seen in the January 2019 issue of Mix magazine - Luca Pretolesi, one of the most talented producers/engineers in all of dance music, has created quite a space for himself at Studio DMI (Study of Digital Music Innovation) in Las Vegas. Its where his collaborations begin with the likes of Diplo/Major Lazer, DVBBS, Borgeous, Garteh Emery, Jason Derulo,...

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David’s Take: The Need For Clean Power

David’s Take: The Need For Clean Power

by David Susilo WiFi HiFi Magazine   It is easy to forget that the AC power coming out of your wall outlet is unimaginably "dirty." Ideally, the AC power should look like a perfectly smooth sine wave. In reality, the AC can be corrupted with noise and distortion. "Dirty" AC power looks pretty jagged and ugly on an oscilloscope, and in many cases, turns nearly into a square wave. This noise...

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Tone Audio Product of the Year

Tone Audio Product of the Year

Torus Power TOT AVR   No matter how great your components are, you aren’t hearing all they are capable of if you’re just plugging them into the wall. Forget about all the scuttlebutt you’ve heard on various internet forums and just plug into a Torus. The higher the current demands of your system, the bigger Torus you’ll need – and they make models as big as a dishwasher, should you want to...

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UNLEASHING THE A/V POWER

UNLEASHING THE A/V POWER

Turbo-charged home theater delivers big, bold entertainment from best-in-class projector, screen, and Auro-3D sound system. By Krissy Rushing DAVID KEPKE, president of Multimedia Resource Group Inc., of Chappaqua, N.Y., believes that there are three pillars for any successful high-performance media room or home theater: room structure, equipment, and power. Sadly, homeowners often see power as a...

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Powered Up for Auro-3D Surround Sound

Powered Up for Auro-3D Surround Sound

In this Auro-3D theater, isolated power creates a clean slate for immersive sound and video. Krissy Rushing • January 4, 2016 - David Kepke, president of Multimedia Resource Group Inc., of Chappaqua, N.Y., believes that there are three pillars for any successful high-performance media room or home theater: room structure, equipment, and power. Sadly, homeowners often see power as a low priority...

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Torus Power Transitioning Into Pro A/V Applications

Torus Power Transitioning Into Pro A/V Applications

Canadian power company Torus Power is starting to win over professionals in the pro audio market with its line of toroidal-based isolation solutions Excuse the pun, but it could be said that Torus Power’s business has been surging in the custom installation market. Through its market education Torus has seen a growth in the installation of its products in the residential electronics industry...

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Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

The crown jewel of Baja, California, is devastated by a hurricane, but rebuilt to exceed its original technological splendor. EH Staff • January 29, 2016 - Reprinted from Electronic House Magazine - This incredible home overlooking the Gulf of California in the Palmilla Development of Baja, Calif., took three years—from 2005 to 2009—to build. The home systems integration firm Fulkra, of Orange...

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10 EYE-CATCHING AV PRODUCTS at CES 2016

10 EYE-CATCHING AV PRODUCTS at CES 2016

Torus Power TOT AVR BY DAVID SUSILO - Every home theatre should have clean power with Automatic Voltage Regulation to boot. A Torus Power AVR15+ at $4,000 may not be within reach of most home theatre owners. However, the $2,000 Torus TOT AVR (rated at 10A) is a must-buy for any home theatre enthusiast. It provides automatic voltage regulation, thereby enhancing protection against voltage sags,...

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Powered Up for Auro-3D Surround Sound

Powered Up for Auro-3D Surround Sound

In this Auro-3D theater, isolated power creates a clean slate for immersive sound and video. David Kepke, president of Multimedia Resource Group Inc., of Chappaqua, N.Y., believes that there are three pillars for any successful high-performance media room or home theater: room structure, equipment, and power. Sadly, homeowners often see power as a low priority when it comes to their wish list,...

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Executive Q&A: Kevin Main, VP of Sales & Marketing at Torus Power

Executive Q&A: Kevin Main, VP of Sales & Marketing at Torus Power

Reprinted from CE Pro - Kevin Main, vice president of sales and marketing at Torus Power, spoke with CE Pro about power conditioning and surge protection, how Torus Power stands out among the rest, and integrators can demonstrate the effectiveness of power management products. Torus takes a different approach to power conditioning and surge protection than many of its competitors. Can you...

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The Big—Really Big—Picture

The Big—Really Big—Picture

The Erskine Group installs a monumental 4K Ultra HD system in a Texas home. With the residential 4K Ultra HD projection market in its infancy, the huge, lifelike 4K Ultra HD projection system that the owners of a Texas Hill Country abode desired presented interesting challenges to system designer Dennis Erskine of the Erskine Group. A bright, picture-perfect 4K image was the main objective, and...

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Torus Power’s Howard Gladstone Addresses Common Misconceptions of Power Management Products

Torus Power’s Howard Gladstone Addresses Common Misconceptions of Power Management Products

Reprinted from Residential Systems written by Jeremy J. Glowack, published June 5, 2014 Torus Power Products, which are designed and manufactured by Plitron Manufacturing in Toronto, Canada, provide power management solutions for audio and AV systems, from 5 amps up to 100 amps, in a variety of packaging choices, including balanced input (2 x 120V) custom installation models for dedicated whole...

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