While PS Audio has offered a number of AC regenerators in the past, those products have all been part of the company's more upscale DirectStream line of products, with prices ranging from $5,000 to $10,000--definitely out of the budget range of many of our readers.
But with the release of its new Stellar P3, the company's power technology is now available at a much more affordable price point, in a much more compact chassis.
More details directly from PS Audio:
PS Audio originated the product category of power regenerators. Through the years we've gone bigger and smaller in our critically-acclaimed line of Power Plants, but until now, there hasn't been one in our affordable Stellar line. That changes now.
The Stellar P3 provides 300 watts of continuous power output and peaks of 900 watts, and complements the Stellar M700 monoblocks and GainCell preamp, or all your system's source gear. Designed with elegant simplicity to match the rest of the Stellar line, the P3 is a fuss-free, plug-and-play device that provides you with perfect power.
Power Plants are able to reduce noise and THD to virtually zero, while providing rock steady voltage output. Traditional power conditioners only affect a portion of incoming noise, and can't compensate for over or under voltage. Besides which, power conditioners raise the impedance of the power going to your system, bleaching the sound and draining away dynamics. PS Audio Power regenerators just don't do that.
The P3's active regeneration process provides perfect power and lowers the impedance, increasing the dynamics and openness of your system. In addition, the P3 features surge and spike protection---so you know your system is safe. Don't starve your music or risk damaging your equipment: P3 gives improved performance and safety from just plugging it into the wall socket. Better than any passive power conditioner on the market, the P3 rejuvenates any system with far better dynamics, significantly increased bass authority, and a bigger, more open soundstage.
Available to ship late April, 2019.
US MSRP: $2,199.
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