BC30x1 vs BC6020si ?

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BC30x1 vs BC6020si ?

Post by Techguy » Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:31 am


I am looking at upgrading from my 6 outlet PLC Thingee with 12x Sillycone filter.

The Blue Circle rule has been the more you pay the more you get. I

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Post by Raven » Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:40 am

Hi Techguy,

The reason is the X1e module in the BC30X1. It rates as a better filter as it captures a broader frequency of noise than the BC6020. The BC6020Si has far more standard filtering than the BC30X1. Having said that, if you add a X1e module to the BC6020Si you get a staggeringly good non current limiting filter far better than the BC30X1 or even the BC60X1 non current limiting outlets (but no balanced filtering).

The best 'beer budget' alternative to the BC30X1 is a FX2 X0e with a TPX120 plugged into the FX2 X0e. Saves $1400.00 however it has the X0e and not the X1e filter. The TPX120 balanced filter does a great job on DAC's and preamplifiers.

A few years ago the BC6000 series was leading edge and though it's not the ultimate filter without the X1e/X0e technology anymore it still has a place as a superior add on filter to these new products.

In the end it's up to the consumer to decide what route to take to achieve filtering nirvana. I have customers that demand the BC30X1 as they want the aesthetics and less clutter of the one box solution (sorry for the marketing buzzword there) with the X1e and they are willing to pay a bit more up front while others build up in steps with the separate ABS components.

Hope this helps answer your question!

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Post by Gilbert Y » Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:30 am

Well said Rene, thanks.

I have one more thing would like to point out, we have replaced the BC6020 with the BC6000 X1e. This also apply to the si version of the BC6020.

The BC6000 with X1e is a better combination than the BC6020 for the same price. However, if one already have the BC6020, adding the X1e will increase the performance to another level.

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