#1
Or do they even work at all?
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#2
A noticeable difference to what?


I don't get the questions.
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#3
Whats a power conditioner? sounds like haircare
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#4
According to Wiki: ...“power conditioner” refers to a voltage regulator with at least one other function to improve power quality (e.g. noise suppression, transient impulse protection, etc.).
So I'm asking if power conditioners actually reduce noise, if it's noticeable and if it's worth buying one.
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It's more convenient, and a little safer for you and your gear. But if you're not having problems with noise, then probably not all that worth it.

Now if you're playing shows in different venues every night, it helps to have a power supply that you know will be consistently good.
#6
I plug my amps into an APC unit and have never ever had problems with buzz, hum, or other amp related annoying artifacts you'll notice if you plug it straight into the wall in some places. I highly recommend one. Plus, if you're power goes out your amp keeps jammin' away for an hour.
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It's more convenient, and a little safer for you and your gear. But if you're not having problems with noise, then probably not all that worth it.

Now if you're playing shows in different venues every night, it helps to have a power supply that you know will be consistently good.


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#8
Ah, thank you. I'm not actually looking at buying one, I was just curious to know if they actually work and what purposes they serve.
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I plug my amps into an APC unit and have never ever had problems with buzz, hum, or other amp related annoying artifacts you'll notice if you plug it straight into the wall in some places. I highly recommend one. Plus, if you're power goes out your amp keeps jammin' away for an hour.


I needed that when my power took a noise dive to half power one night... But I cant knock it, I got my very own variac for free that night ohhhh so creamy lol
#10
They're mainly used in rack amps I believe. Makes it a lot tidier.
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#11
They make a difference when the wall voltage is pushing 160 and your equipment can only take 120

They also make a difference if there is a blackout

The premise of the question referring to tone is false.
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I needed that when my power took a noise dive to half power one night... But I cant knock it, I got my very own variac for free that night ohhhh so creamy lol

that is really really bad on your amp. EVH used to blow up many transformers because of that.
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that is really really bad on your amp. EVH used to blow up many transformers because of that.


Lol, I know I was in the middle of playing when it hit. Then immediately turned it off once I figured out what the hell happened and waited for the power to come back fully.

And EVH used to blow stuff just for fun, lets not forget that
#15
Correct me if I'm wrong, but power conditioners regulate the flow of current so that it eliminates surges and spikes that could damage your gear.
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but power conditioners regulate the flow of current so that it eliminates surges and spikes that could damage your gear.

correct.
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