LongYu Power Conditoner
“purchased model: Longyu LY-202-8
system: Yamaha HS7 + HS8s Sub
I was looking around looking for a simple power conditioner to solve the noise problem i have from my mains and also to benefit from any sonic advantages a power conditioner can provide. Initially i contacted littlestorz in carousel regarding bada LB-5510 since the price is pretty reasonable. But as someone who is always checking the possible upgrade path and wary of getting an item and later realised i could have spend a little bit more to get something that is even better, i asked littlestorz to recommend me better choices. littlestorz immediately recommended longyu, a famous domestic brand in china which sadly is not known outside of china. Two key phrases in his recommendations made me decided to go for longyu and not bada or weiduka. that is Longyu is “another level” and both bada or weiduka is “no where close” to the quality of longyu. I decided to go with the recommended LY-202-8 as i knew what those means.
after gotten the unit from him, i went home and just before i add the conditioner in the chain, i played back a song and gotten my wife to listen in as well. Next, i connected the conditioner and replayed the same song and my wife immediately heard the difference. The music became very lively! i will like to describe it as becoming “alive”! the bass respond became very fluent, the music played with energized voices, instruments sounded more realistic. from a normal and not so engaging sound to something that surpasses my expectation. the sound staging, depth, realism, tonality. it seems that not only did this perform well with the primary duty of filter away the noise, it went much further by energising the sound!
now the key after purchase questions, did i in any way regret about the purchase? NO! will I unplug the conditioner and use direct AC power? no way! the next time when my friends gather for another audio meet, i will definitely bring this along and let them hear for themselves what this little china does.” By samuel
“Tried the LP Mat today after collection.
The background became darker and very quiet after I put the LP Mat onto the platter on my RP6.
The vocal was much more focused now.” By Liang Wei Wee
“To be honest, the look of this hybrid amp doesn’t look appealing to me at all. My 1st impression: I wouldn’t even want to give it a try at all. I wouldn’t want to waste time on this small little amp. But I was wrong to judge the amp by its look.
To cut the story short, Ryan insisted that I should give it a shot.
To my surprise, the sound of my Martin Logan speaker driven by the Miu-tech was vastly different from its sound with my few thousands dollar amp. Republic’s Stop and Stare: The bass was more extended and better controlled. It now had more dynamics in spades, evident as an ability to play much louder without strain, and the soundstage is more clearly presented.
I am really impressed with this little monster.” By fishball
“just bought the MKTP2 yesterday, hard to believe such a powerful amp within that tiny chassis. produce high end tones and absolutely worth the money.
Love this pc…….” by acemen
“This tiny amp MKTP-2 one audiophile magazine reviewer was staggered over its performance. At half the price, it’s no brainer where you want to put your money. The wonderful thing about this tiny amp is the audiophile can tune its ‘tone’ to suit one’s taste. Do pay attention to the choice of tube brand and interconnect cable for hooking it up. Yes, it is that revealing! Forget about the 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable, try using a proper RCA interconnect with adaptor. I’m using a XLO cable right now between the pre and power section. Go grab one now, you wouldn’t regret it.” by Fire-bottle
LM HiFi Fuses (Silvery) – 13A for UK Plug – Audio Grade
“i have been looking around for a suitable headphone amp for my Lcdx and d7100, have tried a few amp in the $k range but feel that cannot bring out the best of both headphones. The sound is kind of flat and lack of dynamic.
. Saw this ta_100 by chance and read quite a few chinese review . so decide to give a try as pricing is not too high and functions are what i am looking for. so i just bought one without any audition. man. i am totally amazed when i start playing cai qin and beyond cd. The emotion just flows in very naturally and the drum bits are so real . only minor issue is the amp runs hot after an hour of use, but i guess it is normal for tube amp to get hot anyway.
IMHO, i have bought another value for money item from Ryan.
I will be back for more good stuff.” by Joe
“1) you need to burn in this fuse for sufficient hours.I clock over 200 hrs before using it in my audio chain. you will find bass to be missing without any burning in.
2) with the new fuse, the sound has
A)more controlled bass, I notice with the normal fuse, bass is ‘lose’. The silver fuse controls it much better and good
B) Extended treble.. some pple will say you will hear more air from the songs..
C) improvement in the texture of the music.. I notice better texture in voice, instructments..
overall this fuse is a no brainer upgrade.. especially for the price ratio which you can’t find it anywhere else. thumbs up to littlemart for another great option!” by samuel
“Actually was very skeptical about this ground box.What can a rectangular
conceal box do to a sound system, slight improvement …maybe.
Boy, i was totally wrong. The different was immediate once it’s plug in.
The Bass is more control and the sound environment is very engaging.
Mid range voice is clearly heard,separation on high,mid, low frequency is more define than ever after i plug in the ground box.
Totally no regard, worth the money spend on this box!!!
If you are those that change cables and accessories often, should give this box a try.
I am pretty sure you will be impress too.” by David Lim
“This grounding box works what it claims to do. I ttied a large grounding unit and connected to preamp and phono amp. For an already revealing system, it uncovers even more minute details to much amazement. Quite noticeably also more air and high frequency extension in the music than before. The grounding simply unblocks certain bottlenecks existed in the chain previously in which usually it takes an expensive upgrade (such as cable, power conditioner) could achieve.
It’s one of those high return and high effective tweaks, one should try it if you have not already use one.” by KC
This grounding box works what it claims to do. I ttied a large grounding unit and connected to preamp and phono amp. For an already revealing system, it uncovers even more minute details to much amazement. Quite noticeably also more air and high frequency extension in the music than before. The grounding simply unblocks certain bottlenecks existed in the chain previously in which usually it takes an expensive upgrade (such as cable, power conditioner) could achieve.
It’s one of those high return and high effective tweaks, one should try it if you have not already use one.” By KC
“Bought the Silver Grounding Box from littlemart about a month ago. I was expecting a minor improvement at most.
Firstly, soundstage became deeper and wider, the vocal are more analog and the bass also became punchy. Reduction in noise really enhances the blackness between notes, and brings out the micro detail to the fore. The overall effect is a fantastic increase in dynamics and transparency, taking what balanced power brings to the party and sending it off the scale.
Vitally, the nature of the system sound remain unchanged, since the Silver Grounding Box enhances performance, doesn’t change it; in many ways is the best system wide upgrade to optimise and enhance the system performance.
Highly recommended!” by Andy
“A week ago, I bought this mini ground box from LITTLE MART for my HiFi systems, it is actually a ground device to draw and collect free electrons and control them from polluting the signal transfer.
Surprisingly, it works, this mini ground box seems to be able provide quite a change in the sound staging which created a different spatial experience. The dynamics and apparent volume also improved, giving a new sense of liveliness, allowing listeners to experience a more engaging session. Do try this out. You may experience the benefit at a larger scale than me.
I’m highly recommending you to include this in your system for those who would like to squeeze more satisfaction from your system, and you only pay a little more.” by Cheng Kee ng
“Silver Ground Box Review: I had a skepticism about the Silver Ground Box as it is a non digital device but rely on organic materials to improve the sound. Nonetheless, shortly after I had installed the Silver Ground Box, my skepticism was proven unfounded. In a short span of time, I tried familiar tracks such as Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin), Don’t Know Much ( Norah Jones), Billie Jean (MJ), Soul Bossa Nova (Quincy Jones), Hey Nineteen (Steely Dan)… Across the genres, I was remarkably impressed with the gains in bass and resolution. However, the most thrilling identifiable gain is that the soundstage is beyond a mere separation of sounds but a real sense of realism that the songs are played right in front of you. I will recommend to any fellow audiophile who is eager to seek another dramatic gain in your sound system. Have fun and enjoy!!!” by Aloysius Lim