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“Stereophile’s policy of changing only one component at a time so that you know what’s responsible for the changes you hear is undoubtedly a good idea. Sometimes, though, things just don’t work out that way, because reviewer systems and rooms are in a constant state of flux. Just as the S 1000 was settling in, a local contractor and friends found time to help me install A/V RoomService Poly-Flex Diffuser panels and some homemade slap-echo treatment. After these adjustments, I heard vastly improved image specificity and detail retrieval, smoothed rough edges on high-frequency sounds,and clarified soundstage boundaries and depth. As I listened to Strauss’s Alpine Symphony and other works on our recent Recording of the Month, conductor Andris Nelsons’s Richard Strauss

box set (24/96 WAV, DG 486 2049), even the softest instrumental lines were easily discernible amidst 90 instruments blasting away.


computer controlled lithium-iron-phosphate battery array (LiFePO4) for long life

Storage capacity:

1.000 Wh

Nominal battery voltage:

24 Vdc

Input voltage range:

100 – 130 Vac   or   200 – 245 Vac

Input frequency:

50 or 60 Hz (factory setting)

Input current adjusted:

8 Aac (factory setting)

transfer time:

< 15 ms (on grid to off grid)

Output voltage:

100-130 Vac  or  200 – 245 Vac (pure sine wave)

Output frequency:

50 or  60 Hz  +/- 0.05% (crystal controlled)

Continues output power
@ 25°C:

450 VA

Output power 30 min.
@ 25°C:

700 VA

Peak power 3 sec.
@ 25°C:

1.800 VA

AC output receptacles:

8x US sockets
(4x Hubbell duplex Hospital spec. grade)
or 4x Schuko sockets
(Furutech High performance NCF)


41 kg   /   90 lbs

Dimension (w x h x d):

48 x 22 x 47 cm   /   19 x 9 x 19 inches