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Reverse polarity Enigma P Supply

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Topic: Reverse polarity Enigma P Supply
Posted By: Teesside Tom
Subject: Reverse polarity Enigma P Supply
Date Posted: 11 Oct 2021 at 2:23pm
Hi, I have had an Accession MM phono stage with the Enigma power supply on home loan for a few days now. The A4 paper that comes with the power supply states that if the figure of eight connector is inverted it changes the polarity and "may make an audible difference". 

Can any owners of this unit who have tried this describe what difference they have noticed, thank you.



Replies:
Posted By: Mikeh
Date Posted: 11 Oct 2021 at 3:49pm
I tried this but for my set up/ ears, I couldn't tell any difference 

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Mike

Technics sl1210gr with Nagaoka mp 200
Accession MM , Majestic + Proprius
Cambridge Audio CXC CD player
Lindemann Limetree Bridge streamer
Monitor Audio Gold 50 paired with REL t5x


Posted By: Ash
Date Posted: 11 Oct 2021 at 4:21pm
Either I'm perceptive or delusional but I compare both figure of 8 orientations when I connect up the PSU1 of my Majestic DAC. I have found one way seems to sound more focussed with better defined bass and better rhythm than the other way. Not really sure whether it's just me but I do it anyway because I want the sound to be as engaging as possible.


Posted By: Aussie Mick
Date Posted: 15 Oct 2021 at 10:05pm
Hi Tom,
   I tried both ways, a week each, and found that one was preferable to the other. Differences ,ugh like Ash’s. mostly in the bass, but also some clearer imaging. It was a small difference, but once heard, etc…
Mick.


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Rega RP8 - Apheta 2 - Accession MC Enigma PS -Solo ULDE (Focal Utopia) - Proprius - PMC Twenty5.22



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