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    Default Quantum Science fuses.

    Has anyone on here bought or tried Quantum Science fuses, or any after-market high end fuses for that matter? If so what’s your opinion.
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    Not tried them, but interestingly enough, there are no measurements showing how they work.
    How can 20mm of wire make a difference, at the input of your device? I am intrigued to see feedback from happy users though.
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    Future shop = future prices

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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    But they might be quite good .
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    And if it blows it has ZERO value. Not like it can be repaired.
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    I must admit that I’ve been totally agnostic about fuses but reading some of the comments just shows that you seem to have closed minds. I asked the question to try to get an intelligent answer. Clearly none of you guys have actually tried an after market fuse.
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    DAC (Portable): Chord Mojo/Poly
    AMPLIFIER: Bryston BR-20 Pre/DAC/Streamer & Bryston 4B3 Power Amplifier
    SPEAKERS: Spendor D7.
    HEADPHONES: OPPO PM-1 with Atlas Zeno cable, B&W C5 v2
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    Digital:Audioquest Carbon Ethernet x 4, Audioquest Carbon digital, English Electric 8Switch, Chord Optichord, Atlas Optical.
    Mains: PS Audio Perfectwave AC-05 x 4, Mian Max PowerOne, IsoTek Sirius 6 way with Quantum Science yellow fuse, Sounds Fantastic 6way Mains Blocks.
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    If someone gave me one, I’d try it, but I certainly wouldn’t pay their obscene prices for it.


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    Have some aftermarket fuses.
    Synergistic Research and AMR Gold fuses.

    With Synergistic Research, have moved from Black to Red to Orange. Each step was worthwhile.
    Have since move to Purple with my Dac and amp.

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