Review of The PranaWire Annapurna Collector/Platform at Audio Exotics Hong Kong

Joe Cohen

Industry Expert
Jun 10, 2012
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" The sense of intimacy, pace, rhythm, texture, unfettered dynamics and emotion is unlike anything previously experienced in spite of full assault on all types of noises at Divin Lab.

This is a new category of product that qualifies as a “cutting edge game changer” akin to Dalby Pirueta Record Weight, Tripoint Elite NG and SRA Virginia.1 amp stand.

My credibility does not allow me to speak this lightly. "

https://audioexotics.vanillacommunity.com/discussion/13115/annapurna-board-by-pranawire
 

Joe Cohen

Industry Expert
Jun 10, 2012
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Passive components have intrinsic non linearities due to their architecture and choice of materials. This is further exacerbated by their relationship with boards and other devices. As frequency rises electromagnetic coupling increases and causes further non linearities to occur. All devices behave as antennas at high frequencies and are subject to exacerbated parasitic effects. 1 GHz a 1/100 wavelength is 3mm, small enough to induce value drift in small components. So the environment of high frequency noise that all hifi components swim in cause them to operate in a non-linear fashion at the component and board levels. The Annapurna Collector/Platform functions as a more powerful antenna, drawing noise away from delicate devices allowing them to operate within their intended value range while simultaneously functioning as a very effective sink for mechanical vibrations.
 
Dec 13, 2013
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Chris Leung(PT) knows his clientele like the back of his hand, this item would be a no brainer in his rarefied air market;)

To the greater unwashed like Moi:p $10K USD is a bridge too far--sorry!

But Kudos to PT--I know him--oh to be in his captive HKG web position-- smart operator and a gentleman to boot.

BruceD
 

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