Perfect Path Tecnologies ‘The Gate’


Having been a music lover and audio enthusiast for more decades than I care to admit to I’ve had the privilege of owning some tremendous components over those years and thought I had attained a level of musical enjoyment that would be difficult to improve upon without spending more money than I could afford. Then along came The Gate to turn my audio conceptions on end. 

While I was quite skeptical of all of the positive proclamations regarding the Perfect Path mats, cards and contact enhancer ( how could they possibly bring about such sonic improvements?) I took the plunge and purchased a nano bundle to see what the hubbub was all about. Much to my surprise they not only brought about improvements to my systems’ ability to recreate a more musical sound but did so in spades. 

When Tim of Perfect Path Technologies asked if I wanted to try his new product, The Gate, I jumped at the chance thinking it would be a nice addition to what the other products provided. I wasn’t prepared for the quantum leap The Gate brought to my music listening pleasure. As much as the other products brought about a much lower noise floor, greater detail and delicacy, improved dynamics, richer tone and more realism The Gate does so in magnitudes difficult to describe. The best way I can describe its affect is unreal purity leading the most realistic musical sound I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing.....outside of a live performance obviously. It has me listening to all of my CD’s as if for the first time again.

I have no idea how The Gate actually works or what it does I just know it’s the most dramatic tweak to my system I’ve ever experienced and I wouldn’t think of being without it. As to how it’s implemented, it’s installed in the electrical panel with one lead connected to the common buss and the other to a breaker ( preferably 220). Hope I got the terminology correct.....I’m far from being an electrician!

At $4,999.00 it’s not cheap but worth every penny to me as I’ve spent more on components with less sonic improvement. 

Lastly, I realize some will scoff at something they can’t understand and I get not understanding it as I don’t, but I would hope people could keep their skepticism healthy and civil. I am not here to promote or sell, nor do I have any affiliation with PPT. I am only sharing something that I’ve found to be transforming in my system. Sorry for the lengthy introduction.
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My Gate arrived today and I installed it. I will give it a couple of days before I listen to it and in a couple of weeks I will post my thoughts.
Last evening I had a listening session after about a week of not turning my system on.  I wanted to have fresh ears and listen again after the 30 day mark of The Gate installation.
Well, I was once again amazed that more realism had somehow made its way into the sound of my system. I can’t describe the experience better than the the word “real”.  
The Gate has been described as a “major component upgrade”, but I’d say it’s more like you upgraded every component in your system!  Just imagine upgrading your amp, cables, speakers, front end, etc.  That’s the best description I have for what I’ve experienced.
Many thanks to Tim for his work on this and other products, as well as Frank (Oregonpapa), with whom I’ve had several phone conversations about the products. 
Its been a fun summer!
Happy listening, everyone!
gcdrum ...

I'm thrilled that you are getting the good results from your Gate. Seems as though it just keeps improving. It is the most amazing product. 

Frank

 
Here's to hoping website for PPT will be up again soon. I've been covered up but the editor will be back soon and that will free me up. Marc