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I use 2 of them and they were certainly an improvement over the stock power cords, especially in bass frequencies and silence.
That said, when I a Cerious Technologies power cord for my amp, I saw the difference between good and better. The Pangea is a very nice quality product for a very fair price.
I use their $20 Copper phosphor bronze outlet and treat the power cord with
the best protectant enhancer out there Stabilant-22 on every part of the outlet
blades and IEC input ,and every connection after cleaning with high quality
isopropyl alcohol 99% preferred protection lasts for over 12 years if you don’t remove plugs ,rcas tip of the day , and btw excellent outlets thst make a sonic improvement and grip very well.
It is always exciting that an Audiogonner will experiment and try an improved wall outlet. They do make a difference and it is worth the effort to remove the contractor's grade outlet that is in your residence
I do think there are much better wall outlets available than Pangea.
I would suggest Synergistic Research Red, Black, or Blue outlets, and the Furutech GTX-R outlets. They are often for sale used here at Audiogon and the Synergistic Research outlets are also sold new with a 30 day return policy. I would not hesitate to buy a used outlet to save money.
Elizabeth here at Audiogon has used and uses many Pangea products. She recently wrote of her positive experiences upgrading to Furutech outlets. Likewise, I have previously discussed Synergistic Research and Furutech outlets.
If you pick from one of these two companies, I think most people will be very happy with the improvement in their system's sound.
I tried, as best I can remember the pangea mid-priced outlets a couple years ago. They used non-standard hardware. The screws for the AC cables were too short to grip 12 ga wire, so they would only work if back-wired. The screw for the cover was too big to fit the cover plate. I didn't finish trying to install and returned them for a refund.
I have a Pangea Premier outlet. It's well made but I think the Leviton 8300 hospital grade outlet I have grips better. The Pangea keeps the plug in the outlet but the Leviton fells like it has more resistance when plugging or unplugging.
I've noticed huge improvements by upgrading power cables but I can't say I noticed anything different with the sound when I installed either of these. Granted, the Pangea was 20 bucks and the Leviton was less than 10.
I also use a Pangea Quatro XL and the clear Premier SE outlets in the Quatro are much better and grip much better than the regular Premier outlet in the wall.