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The Torus Power AVR2 ELITE 20 Steps Up Your AV Experience

The Torus Power AVR2 ELITE 20 Steps Up Your AV Experience

The Torus Power AVR2 ELITE 20 Isolation Transformer is a powerful friend to discerning audiophiles, consumer and pro audio specialists alike. Reprinted from Posi+ive Feedback 01-01-2021 | By Juan C. Ayllon | Issue 113 It serves as both a guardian and cleanser to high performance audio visual systems. Modern minimalist in design, it only flexes its muscle when needed, employing an impressive...

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Torus RM15 Reviewed by Tone Audio Magazine

Torus RM15 Reviewed by Tone Audio Magazine

From Tone Audio Magazine, December 2019, Shanon Says ... Audio Musings from the Great White North by Shanon Swetlishnoff One of the most important factors in keeping your gear performing at its best is the power it gets fed. We all know the “garbage in, garbage out” philosophy, so providing your system with clean consistent power is essential for optimal sound quality. When it comes to toroidal...

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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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Of the Torus Power AVR20, Widescreen Review says, “Great Product!”

Of the Torus Power AVR20, Widescreen Review says, “Great Product!”

Torus Power AVR20 Power Conditioner with Automatic Voltage Control You can't ask for much more in a power transformer than you get with the AVR20. Besides protecting valuable equipment from voltage spikes and power surges or sags,the AVR20 offers worthwhile improvements in sound quality, by removing noise from the audio signal, by providing the preamp and amp with clean AC power.  Great product,...

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Torus Power TOT AVR power conditioner

Torus Power TOT AVR power conditioner

By Larry Greenhill - Merriam-Webster's 11th Collegiate Dictionary defines tot as "1: a small child: TODDLER; 2: a small drink or allowance of liquor: SHOT." Torus Power used it to name their compact line of toroidal power conditioners. Although small in size, weight, and price, the TOT AVR includes the Automatic Voltage Regulation referred to in its name, as well as noise filtering and smart...

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Power Conditioner of the Year

Power Conditioner of the Year

Torus Power TOT AVR The Torus Power TOT AVR power conditioner is a very well engineered huge toroidal transformer built into a solid chassis. It can power up to three 4A devices and has three sets of three-pin 13A sockets for UK users. It can be controlled by a RS232 link, and looks and sounds more than good enough to be used as a standalone power conditioner for small-to-medium sized audio...

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Torus Power TOT AVR transformer

Torus Power TOT AVR transformer

by Alan Sircom HiFi+ EQUIPMENT REVIEW Of all the reviews I have ever had to write, none were as simple to write as this one. The Torus Power TOT AVR UK toroidal isolation power transformer is basically a whopping great big toroidal transformer in a nondescript box. Its job is to isolate three audio or audio-video devices from the mains. The suffix ‘UK’ is to denote its use of three-pin 13A...

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Finally The Perfect AC Conditioner!  AVR 20 AC Power Transformer

Finally The Perfect AC Conditioner! AVR 20 AC Power Transformer

There are many types of AC line enhancers available today. However, I haven’t been using any of them in last few years. I’ve had plenty of AC line enhancers over the years but only a few have provided the promised improvements. This might sound illogical, but about five years ago I compared a power conditioner with my components going directly into the AC wall outlets with an upgraded duplex...

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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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The Electric Kool-Aid CABLE TEST

The Electric Kool-Aid CABLE TEST

Do audiophile cables and power conditioners make a difference? BY GORDON BROCKHOUSE I DON’T IMAGINE WiFi HiFi Publisher John Thomson realized he was setting off a firestorm a few weeks ago when he posed the question “Do Cables Matter?” in his weekly newsletter. [gview file="https://www.toruspower.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/April-2015-The-Electric-Kool-Aid-CABLE-TEST.pdf"...

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Torus Power Factory Tour

Torus Power Factory Tour

An Introduction to Torus Power and its Products During the summer of 2013, I had the honour of being invited by Torus Power to tour its manufacturing facility located in Toronto, Ontario. Torus Power specializes in power conditioners designed to achieve the highest quality of audio and video in all systems by eliminating noise and interference from untreated AC power. The company offers a wide...

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Torus Power RM 15 Plus Isolation Transformer

Torus Power RM 15 Plus Isolation Transformer

Today's review dear friends, is of the Torus Power RM-15 Plus power isolation transformer. It utilizes a unique toroidal transformer specifically designed for audio and video purposes by a company called Plitron Manufacturing. The Torus is the fifth isolation transformer unit that I have used and is clearly the best though many of those other transformers were used years ago. My unit was...

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Torus Power included in Editor’s Choice Virtual System – CES Jan 2013

Torus Power included in Editor’s Choice Virtual System – CES Jan 2013

Virtual System 1: Rockport Technologies, Ayre Acoustics, Aurender, Hegel, Calyx, Torus Power, Nordost. Some of the best systems at CES are those not assembled -- they're virtual systems. In other words, combinations of components that I've created based on the hottest products at CES. Although the sound of these setups is purely speculation, the quality of components is not. This is one I think...

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The Best I’ve Heard

The Best I’ve Heard

Reprinted from Stereo Times, November 2012 by Written by Norm Luttbeg - Today's review dear friends, is of the Torus Power RM-15 Plus power isolation transformer. It utilizes a unique toroidal transformer specifically designed for audio and video purposes by a company called Plitron Manufacturing. The Torus is the fifth isolation transformer unit that I have used and is clearly the best though...

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Quo Vadis TWBAS? (The World’s Best Audio System)

Quo Vadis TWBAS? (The World’s Best Audio System)

An enticing prelude For me, The World’s Best Audio System 2012 began when I met Howard Gladstone, president and CEO of Plitron Manufacturing, parent company of Torus Power, who was responsible for supplying power-conditioning equipment for the megasystem. We became instant friends, exchanging pleasantries as we traveled for 20 minutes in the courtesy shuttle from ILM airport to the Holiday Inn...

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The World’s Best Audio System Includes Torus – 2012: Commitment, Passion, Camaraderie

The World’s Best Audio System Includes Torus – 2012: Commitment, Passion, Camaraderie

    Reprinted from Ultra Sound Stage Plus, Written by Peter Roth - At this point, The World’s Best Audio System 2012 has been well documented. Nevertheless, having just spent three jam-packed days flying from Los Angeles to North Carolina and back for a engaging and engrossing Saturday “happening,” I’m happy to share some of my impressions. Commitment. On reflection, I remain amazed by...

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The World’s Best Audio System

The World’s Best Audio System

      TWBAS 2012 – NORTH CAROLINA, USA, Written by Jeff Fritz THE SOUND This is what it’s all about. Dialed in. Warmed up. Ultra tweaked. Here’s what I heard. The first thing I noticed was the black-hole backdrop. The system sounded off when it was on . . . that is, before the music started. Some in the group surmised that the Torus Power units were lowering the noise floor of the...

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The Worlds Best Audio System 2012: Why I Chose These Components

The Worlds Best Audio System 2012: Why I Chose These Components

By now you know which components comprise TWBAS 2012, which means it’s time for me to tell you why I chose them. This is the potentially controversial part — the part where you learn about my decision-making process, and what differentiates these products from the pack. But before I tell you why I chose each particular product, I should tell you what criteria I baTWBAS 2012sed my choices on....

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Torus Power included in Editor’s Choice Virtual System – CES Jan 2013

Torus Power WM100 BAL and RM 20 AVR Power Conditioners

It all starts at the wall. How many times have you heard that? It means, of course, that the sound you hear coming from your speakers will have been greatly influenced — positively or negatively — by your home’s AC power before there is even a musical signal to be reproduced. I think there’s little debate these days regarding the efficacy of clean power for high-end audio systems. But there’s...

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Torus Power Introduces New Power Conditioning and Isolation Products

Torus Power Introduces New Power Conditioning and Isolation Products

CEDIA US Expo 2011 - Torus Power standard features include: complete electrical isolation using toroidal transformers, noise filtration, surge suppression, and voltage reduction. Torus Power’s Custom Installation Series have become a staple component for high end audio video custom integration systems. Torus Power conditioners utilize toroidal isolation transformers and provide lower impedance...

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TORUS RM-15 AVR POWER ISOLATION UNIT

TORUS RM-15 AVR POWER ISOLATION UNIT

I first heard of the Torus power conditioners from Steve, my longtime audio bud in Birmingham. always liked Bryston products, owning some over the years. What really got my attention though was when he sold his Audience aR1p and purchased a power conditioner that Bryston used from a company called Torus. The Torus Power products are engineered and manufactured by Plitron Manufacturing, in...

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Best Power Line Gear 2011

Best Power Line Gear 2011

These were the few power line conditioners we managed to lay our hands on in 2011. While I had tested the Torus Power RM8A AVR sometime in 2010, I didn’t felt that the improvements in sonic qualities to be tangible enough for me to up grade. However something changed in the power supply grid in my area since and the Torus made a comeback! Torus Power RM8A AVR is the best all in one power...

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Torus Power WM60 Power Conditioner

Torus Power WM60 Power Conditioner

By Scott Wilkinson - As I was cruising the aisles at last week's Audio Engineering Society (AES) convention, I happened upon this huge toroidal power transformer from Plitron, which makes power products for professional and consumer A/V systems under the Torus Power brand name. (Thanks to former Stereophile writer Barry Willis, who generously offered his shoe to provide a sense of scale in this...

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World Premiere Torus Power CS 15 AVR

World Premiere Torus Power CS 15 AVR

Extremely well designed both inside and out. Review By Brett Rudolph The saying goes that a system is only as strong as its weakest link. However, while most people might consider that when planning and evaluating an audio or even audio/video system, very few of them would ponder that the power used in the system itself might actually be one of the weakest links. In a very informal poll of...

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World Premiere Torus Power CS 15 AVR

Oh No! Not Another Power Struggle? Torus Power RM8A AVR

Now if you think Big E reviewing another Torus Power product, and can bet your father’s farm that the rest of the review is gonna be good, you’re not totally right either! I can tell you straight away, that this is gonna be another bloody fantastic review! If you wanna pass reading this review, now is the time to stop, and wait for my next posting(which I promise is not going to be about Torus...

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Torus Power RM 20

Torus Power RM 20

March 2009 - Torus Power's Power Isolation Units (PIUs) combine surge suppression with massive toroidal transformers to provide AC power conditioning and protection from voltage surges. The RM20 uses a single 2400VA toroidal transformer to supply 120V and 20 amperes to the 10 AC outlets on its rear panel. It has a 20A circuit breaker for its On/Off switch and uses a 14AWG detachable AC cord...

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Torus Power RM 15 Power Conditioner

Torus Power RM 15 Power Conditioner

by Doug Blackburn Review Summary - Two of the other three product lines are more specialized isolation products requiring 240VAC two-phase power. Many newer homes have 100-amp electrical panels, while 200-amp panels (or greater) are found in larger homes with more luxury equipment (outdoor lighting systems, swimming pools, large air conditioning units and electric furnaces), so Torus Power's...

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Audio Adviser – Torus RM-15

Audio Adviser – Torus RM-15

  Clean Power for Custom AV Systems Benefiting custom-installed AV systems, the 10-outlet Torus RM 15 Custom-Series Balanced Power Isolation Unit (PIU) power conditioner offers 240 V balanced input and 120 V output with high power capability, total isolation, surge suppression, and noise reduction.* Balanced 240 V input is provided from two x 120 V phases and supplies highest power...

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TORUS POWER RM20 POWER-ISOLATION UNIT

TORUS POWER RM20 POWER-ISOLATION UNIT

TORUS POWER RM20 AUDIO/VIDEO POWER-ISOLATION UNIT By Larry Greenhill •  Published: Jan 3, 2008 - When I arranged to review the Bryston 28B-SST monoblock power amplifier, I wanted to be certain that the 1kW amplifier wouldn't be starved for current. Bryston advised me that Plitron, who manufacture the 28B-SST's toroidal transformer, also make Power Isolation Units (PIUs), under the brand name...

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