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Overview: The PS Audio Duet Power Center
is a state-of-the-art high-end surge protector that provides component level AC
cleaning and protection in a compact package. The Duet provides 4 AC outlets and
2 independent isolated zones. The unit provides true surge and spike protection,
over and under voltage protection and differential and common mode AC filtering.
The PS Audio Duet Power Center is built to the highest standard internally and
externally by featuring 1/4-inch think solid copper power bars, 11 gauge copper
wire, heavy extruded aluminum covers and nickel plated hand polished Power Port
True Surge Protection: The Duet Power Center
features true protection from surges, spikes and transient events on the power
line. Microprocessor controlled over/under voltage sensing offers true surge
protection. The unit will automatically disconnect equipment from the AC in the
event of a surge.
Replaceable Power Cartridge:
The Power Cartridge AC input
module contains the surge and spike protection, circuit breaker, over/under
voltage control and the first stage of common mode filtering. The unique cartridge is the heart Duet and
can be replaced in the field should a problem ever occur. For instance, if the
home is struck by lightning or a surge or spike big enough to damage the
cartridge, it easily slides out and can be replaced.
Component Level Filtering: The Duet takes
what your wall AC has to offer and cleans everything above 40 kHz where most
standard surge protectors start working only at a frequency of 10 to 100 times
higher. Using this filtering, the Duet fixes problems associated with noise and
improves audio performance as well as video while providing clean power to
connected equipment, regardless of the power demands.
Non-restricted Dynamics: The Duet
Power Center provides clean, safe and unrestricted power. At 1750 watts, there's
enough power for even the most demanding systems. The Duet Power Center
will not restrict dynamics or soundstage in any high-end audio/video system. The
Duet will provide a superior level of performance in micro and macro
dynamics as well as maintain harmonic integrity for audio equipment while
increasing color saturation and lower video noise in video equipment.
Isolated Zones With 4 AC Receptacles: On the top of the Duet Power Center, the cleaned AC voltage is
distributed to your equipment through 2 isolated zones and 4 nickel plated AC receptacles
that utilize a magnetic filtering technology based on wound inductors built from
strips of Nano Crystalline, high permeability soft magnetic material. This
material has approximately 10 times higher permeability than an other magnetic
material produced. High permeability magnetic core materials allow PS Engineers
to used a minimal amount of copper wire to build effective filters, thus
preserving micro and macro dynamics for both audio and video systems.
Power Port Receptacles: The unit features
4 Power Port AC receptacles that are high-end AV, hospital certified grade 10 to
20 amp AC receptacles. This ensures that the tension is maintained on any male
plug that is inserted into the power center giving your equipment an excellent
AC connection. Each Power Port AC receptacle features 15 separate coats of
nickel and 15 separate hand polishing operations to achieve maximum conductivity
Conditioners: PS Audio recommends the use
of additional power conditioning and regulating equipment such as the PS Audio
Power Plant to feed the Duet pure, regenerated AC power if desired.
Mounting: There are several ways to mount
the Duet Power center. You can mount the place the unit on the floor or on a
shelf. If you mount it on the floor, it can either lay flat on its bottom or be
placed at an angle between the floor and the wall due to its truncated triangle
Warranty: PS Audio warrants this product
to be free of manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for a period of
90 days from the date of purchase by the original purchaser. This warranty
period can be extended to 3 years by registering the product with PS Audio
online at www.psaudio.com