BC660-8 and BC660-12 introduced at TAVES 2015

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BC660-8 and BC660-12 introduced at TAVES 2015

Post by Gilbert Y » Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:54 am

I forget my camera so no picture from TAVES 2015 yet. Someone will have pictures soon though.

One of the few new thing we have introduced at TAVES is this.

http://www.bluecircle.com/page161.html

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Post by Gilbert Y » Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:56 am

It's my birthday so give me a break if you think I am slow. I didn't realized George of Entracte Audio has already put up pictures of TAVES 2015. Sol lay.

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Post by Double D » Wed Nov 04, 2015 6:59 am

Happy Belated Bird Day !! 8)

You know.. I saw that 660 sitting on the table at TAVES.. and it didn't even register to ask you what it was.. or if it was something new.. d'uhh.. my bad !
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Post by chops » Wed Nov 04, 2015 11:11 am

Happy Belated Birthday, sir! :mrgreen:

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Post by Gilbert Y » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:08 am

Thanks guys. Now I am two days into my birthday, I have to wait another 363.25 days before I can celebrate my birthday again.

You know Double D, we had so much stuff on the two little tables we didn't have enough time to talk about all of them either. I don't know how many people actually notices the BC660 at the shows. Just like anything we make, we will let them be and someone will notices eventually.

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Post by nikki » Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:58 pm

Gilbert,
This BC660 looks interesting - I'm a little out of touch, didn't even know it existed. Sounds like this is what I need for the music server. Will it prevent all AC noise from contaminating the more critical components? I want to move the server back onto the same circuit as my pre and DAC. Or am I still better off keeping the server on a different circuit?

And I like that it comes in a very simple looking box.

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Post by Gilbert Y » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:41 pm

BC660 works like any other powerline in our current production line up. It will do what you are looking for. Don't need to connect the server to another outlets. Do plug the server to the farther end from the power input. Connect the DAC and preamp closer to the power input. This is get the most benefit out of it.

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Post by nikki » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:59 am

Received the BC660-12 recently and I am really impressed by performance and aesthetics of this PLC. Although I have several pipe based Sillycone filters throughout my room, I prefer powerline conditioners to be a traditional box design. The BC660 is a plain black box, but it's dimension and form are simple and elegant IMO. Even though the BC660 is in a box, there's obviously a lot of silicone inside because it smells like it :).

I got the BC660 primarily for my computer based music server. I wanted something that would suck up all the AC noise that the switched power supply creates and as you can see from the following photos, the BC660 does exactly what it was designed for.

First pic shows the PS Audio Quintet that I have been using. Noise level on my Stetzerizer without any components plugged in was 157, which is already high - it's on a noisy AC circuit with another computer/printer/router workstation.

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Second pic shows the noise level when I plug in the music server components into the Quintet. The noise surprisingly jumped to 806 when I turned on the music server - didn't realize it was that bad.

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Next pic shows the BC660 plugged into the same wall outlet without any components. Noise level drops down significantly to 27 - nice.

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The last pic shows the BC660 with the music server plugged in and running and the noise level barely budged - holy shit! I'm so confident that the BC660 is filtering all the crap coming out of the music server that I have moved the BC660 onto the same dedicated circuit for all my more critical source components. Love it - thanks Gilbert!

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Post by BlueKnight » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:57 am

That's impressive Nikki...WOW...!
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