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For non-US customers, please contact regional distributor for pricing.

Product Code: VNM-V6-EU/240V Categories: ,

25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE & SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION

DESIGN PROGRESSION

 

— European Model —

Shunyata Research’s Venom Series V6 is the beneficiary of more than 20 years of scientific innovation and performance based engineering. The measurement and testing protocols Shunyata Research developed for its medical division products are now available in the Venom V6.  As a result, the V6 delivers high-current capacity (DTCD) and exceptional noise reduction (CCI) abilities.  The Venom V6 allows music and film enthusiasts to truly experience their favorite music as never before.

The Venom V6, similar to Shunyata Research’s reference model power distributors provides a full sixteen amps of current, allowing it to power high-end systems including high powered amplifiers. Additionally, the V6 offers  Shunyata Research’s proprietary CCI noise reduction filters along with its Trident Defense transient protection system.  Vibration control is addressed with internal dampening and Shunyata’s own proprietary stainless steel vibration dampening feet. As a finishing touch, the Venom V6 receives four-days of Shunyata Research’s proprietary KPIP processing which significantly reduces burn-in time.

True to form, Shunyata Research over-engineers its most affordable products to over-deliver on value and performance at prices every serious music and mover lover can afford. There is no better example of Shunyata Research’s meteoric achievements in performance and value than that provided by the Venom Series V6 power distributor.

 

TECHNOLOGY

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CCI™ NOISE REDUCTION

Traditional power conditioners are designed to block incoming noise from outside the home, but do not address the noise that is generated by the electronic components themselves. In fact, most conditioners reflect noise back into other components connected to the power conditioner. CCI™ (Component-to-Component Isolation) is one of the most significant but often overlooked aspects to power system performance. The CCI™ filter consists of a proprietary multi-stage filter that reduces electrical noise and interference generated by a component’s power supply.

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ArNi® Conductors

Shunyata Research’s  ArNi® conductors are designed to be the finest quality wire available for power and audio purposes. They start life using the highest purity copper available – OFE C10100 (or Ohno single crystal). Then they are formed into “virtual hollow tubes” that we call VTX™.  The core of the conductor is completely hollow forcing the current to only travel through the periphery of the conductor, therby eliminating skin effects and random eddy currents.

And finally, every ArNi® wire undergoes our proprietary KPIP™ process.

EM Breaker

Electromagnetic Breaker

Over-current protection is a requirement for today’s high current audio power distributors. The vast majority of manufacturers use an inexpensive thermal fuse or breaker. Both are specifically designed to heat up as the current level rises. This causes voltage drops, increased contact impedance, thermal noise, excessive heat generation and current limiting effects. There is a better solution — the hydraulic electromagnetic breaker that utilizes low-impedance relays and a sensing coil that reads the current level without heating up or limiting current. They can operate right up the to the maximum current level without heating up or limiting instantaneous current. They are rarely used in competitive products since they cost 10-20 times that of a common fuse or thermal breaker.

Vibration Isolation

After years of research into the negative effects of vibration, Shunyata Research developed its own ‌vibration isolation using sub-miniature accelerometers that accurately measures the effects of floor and airborne sound waves. We use it in the development of vibration absorbing materials such as energy absorbing footers, AC outlet gaskets and chassis dampeners that reduce resonant vibration. Recognizing that vibration control is important to overall performance, our chassis are made with optimally dampened steel and aluminum, rather than plastic or thin-wall sheet metals.

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KPIP™ PROCESSING

Shunyata Research’s proprietary Kinetic Phase Inversion Process includes four days of continuous KPIP™ processing to dramatically reduce burn-in time and significantly improve sonic performance, delivering a relaxed and life-like presentation.

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Sonic Welding

Simple crimping, soldering, brazing and screws are all inferior methods of joining two wires or terminals together. Sonic welding uses high-energy sonic waves to literally join two metals together at a molecular level and cold-welding uses high-energy pneumatic pressure to bond metals. Shunyata Research uses both methods to secure connections that do not degrade over time.

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Cryogenic Processing

Shunyata Research operates its own onsite Cryogenics International computer-controlled cryogenic plant. Liquid nitrogen is used to reduce the temperature of the contents to -320 degrees Fahrenheit. The computer monitors and lowers the temperature by a single degree at a time to prevent thermal shock.

We use this process to improve the performance of connectors and various electrical components that are used in our power products and signal cabling.

 


SPECIFICATIONS

 

Maximum Voltage:
220-240 VAC r.m.s. unregulated (EU)

Input Current Ratings:
Maximum Continuous Current: 16A (EU)

Output Current Ratings:
Max Current/Outlet: 16A (EU)

Transient Suppression:
Maximum Transient Protection: 40,000 A @ 8/50 μs

Over-Current Protection:
Hydraulic Electromagnetic Breaker

Wiring System:
4 mm2 ArNi® VTX™ Buss System
Ratings: 600 V 105° C

Noise Suppression:
Input to Output (100 kHz – 30 MHz): > 24 dB reduction
Zone to Zone (100 kHz – 30 MHz): > 26 dB reduction

CCI Filters: 3

Outlets & Connectors:
Inlet: IEC C19R
EU Sockets: 6 CEE 7/3

Vibration Control:
Vibration dampening panels (internal)
AC outlet dampening gaskets

Construction:
Aluminum and steel chassis
Anodized, aluminum faceplate

Dimensions:
Width: 43.2 cm
Depth: 22.9 cm
Height: 11.7 cm
Weight: 4.3 kg

OUR ASSURANCES

RELIABILITY

Over more than 2 decades, the reliability and durability of Shunyata Research products has become a legendary attribute of the brand.  Shunyata products are completely non-reactive and run cool to the touch.  They do not hum, vibrate, buzz, or generate heat and do not require any ventilation. Despite heavy-use applications in studios, medical labs, and home environments, Shunyata Research products maintain an almost zero failure rate.

QUALITY

In an era of products that are mass-produced, Shunyata Research invests in training career craftsman who build our products by hand at our factory in Poulsbo, Washington. The exceptional fit, finish, and attention to detail has become a hallmark trait of Shunyata Research products going back to its inception in 1998. Shunyata Research has been building some of the finest power and cable products in the industry for more than twenty years. The commitment to building durable products that are designed to last a lifetime elevates our products to the top of their class.

SAFETY

Safety and quality control is job one at Shunyata Research. Before anything leaves the factory, we test each and every product thoroughly and carefully for safety and quality. This explains the long-term success of Shunyata Research products in the professional recording, medical, scientific, and consumer industries. Shunyata Research’s impeccable product safety and reliability track record for the past 23 years speaks for itself.

NO HUM — NO BUZZ — NO HEAT

LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY

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The unparalleled craftsmanship and build quality of Shunyata Research products is backed by a limited lifetime warranty. This demonstrates our commitment to building the finest products on the planet and providing exceptional customer support.
 
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