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Shunyata Research Hydra Delta D6 Power Distributor

£3,500.00 £2,916.67
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Hydra Delta D6
Free UK Delivery
24 Months
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SPEAKER CABLES:

A quantity of 2 means you will receive a pair of speaker cables e.g. for your front left and front right speakers. By entering a quantity of 1, you will get a cable for a single speaker e.g. centre speaker and this option also enables you to vary the length (and termination) of your cable for each speaker.

OTHER CABLES:

A quantity of 1 means you will receive a single cable in the case of aerial, satellite, subwoofer, digital coaxial & optical cables and a pair of cables in the case of 2 rca to 2 rca analogue audio cables.

NON-CABLE PRODUCTS:

A quantity of 1 means you will receive 1 of the specified products.

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Need help? Call us on 0800 772 3688 or 0208 905 1555

Prefer email? Contact us via sales@futureshop.co.uk

The Hydra Delta D6 by Shunyata Research is the first level of their Performance line of power distributors/conditioners, and benefits from many of the patented technologies present in their higher end versions. Shunyata's patented NIC™ technology employs a non-reactive ferroelectric substance to absorb high-frequency noise, and features custom-built Hubbell bronze-copper alloy outlets and a combination of 8 and 10 gauge copper wiring to ensure optimal current transfer. 

Shunyata Research Hydra Delta D6 Power Distributor

 

The Hydra Delta D6 by Shunyata Research is the first level of their Performance line of power distributors/conditioners, and benefits from many of the patented technologies present in their higher end versions. Shunyata's patented NIC™ technology employs a non-reactive ferroelectric substance to absorb high-frequency noise, and features custom-built Hubbell bronze-copper alloy outlets and a combination of 8 and 10 gauge copper wiring to ensure optimal current transfer. 

 

What Shunyata Research say

 

25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE & SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION - DESIGN PROGRESSION

The Delta D6 power distributor provides compelling proof of Shunyata Research’s commitment to delivering state-of-the-art performance at an affordable price. The Delta D6 deservedly takes it place in our Performance Line of power distributors.

For the first time Shunyata Research has incorporated its finest, most exclusive technologies into a package priced so affordably that it redefines value well beyond its price.

The Delta D6’s unheard of combination of measurable noise reduction, patented science, exclusive parts and limited life-time warranty will be impossible to find outside of Shunyata Research’s meticulously hand-crafted line of reference power distributors.

 

 

 

 

Most power conditioners reduce power line noise using common industrial filter designs. These filters use transformers, coils, baluns, toroids, ferrite cores and large capacitors which by their very nature are highly reactive. They may produce undesirable sonic effects when used with high-end audio components especially amplifiers.

The NIC™ (Noise Isolation Chamber) reduces high frequency power line noise using a patented non-reactive ferroelectric substance that actually absorbs high frequency noise. This reduces power line noise without any of the negatives associated with power filter coils, capacitors and transformers.

— Patent Number: US 8,658,892 —

 

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.

 

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.

   
   
   
Shunyata Research has created its own vibration dampening solutions, after many years of research into its negative effects. Mechanical vibration can be very destructive to system performance. Our power conditioners are designed from inception to include advanced forms of vibration control that improve the recovery of subtle musical detail and nuance. All chassis panels and internal structures are treated with vibration dampening panels. Each outlet is isolated from the chassis with a vibration-dampening gasket that reduces vibration conducted through the AC cables. All internal modules, filters, and electronics are encapsulated in a vibration-absorbent compound.

 

 

Shunyata Research’s proprietary Kinetic Phase Inversion Process (KPIP) was developed to significantly reduce the amount of time required to burn-in cables and power conditioners. It also has a performance enhancing effect above and beyond simple burn-in. Four days of continuous KPIP™ processing dramatically reduces the ups and downs of new equipment burn-in while significantly improving sonic performance — delivering a more relaxed, natural and life-like presentation.

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.

 

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.

 

 

CABLE CRADLE

Shunyata Research introduces a unique solution for the problem of heavy high-end power cables. The Cable Cradle surrounds and supports the weight of the power cable, preventing it from pulling away from the outlet. This system is designed to ensure reliable and secure electrical connections.

SR-Z1 OUTLETS

SR-Z1 Outlets are built by Hubbell to Shunyata Research's exacting specifications. The SR-Z1 starts with an oversized protective housing that allows for exceptional internal cooling capacity. The extra cooling reduces heat buildup within the electrical contacts which reduces heat induced thermal noise. The electrical contacts are made from a high purity brass-copper alloy that is superior to the bronze used in common outlets. The neutral contacts have a triple-wipe design that contacts the AC plug at three different locations which decreases electrical impedance at the contact junction.


All SR-Z1 outlets undergo advanced cryogenic treatment using our on-site Cryogenics International computer controlled facility.

 

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. Many Shunyata Research products are covered under a limited lifetime warranty that can extend beyond the original purchaser.

BUILD 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 ASSURANCE

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.

 

 

"Holding 10 patents in power noise reduction, component to component interference reduction, and reduction of dielectric absorption, Shunyata Research’s unorthodox approaches clearly work."

hi-fi+ Innovation Awards 2021

"We conducted a series of listening test to both the Shunyata cables and the HYDRA power conditioner. Our comparison point included both standard mains cables and other esoteric cables. We found that both the Shunyata cables and the HYDRA gave the best results by some margin."

Phil Taylor - Studio Manager at Astoria Studio: UK

 

 

Specification

  • Maximum Voltage
    • 230 VAC r.m.s. unregulated
  • Input Current Ratings
    • Maximum Continuous Current: 20A 
  • Output Current Ratings:
    • Max Current/Outlet: 20A 
  • Transient Suppression:
    • Maximum Transient Protection: 40,000 A @ 8/50 μs
  • Over-Current Protection:
    • Hydraulic Electromagnetic Breaker
  • Wiring System:
    • 8 gauge ArNi® VTX™ Buss System
    • 10 gauge ArNi® VTX™ Wiring
  • Ratings: 600 V 105° C
  • Noise Suppression:
    • Input to Output (100 kHz – 30 MHz): > 40 dB reduction
    • Zone to Zone (100 kHz – 30 MHz): > 50 dB reduction
  • Outlets & Connectors:
    • Zones of Isolation: 6 Zones
    • Inlet: IEC C19R
    • 6 UK Plugs
  • Vibration Control:
    • Vibration dampening panels (internal)
    • AC outlet dampening gaskets
  • Construction:
    • Aluminum and steel chassis
    • Anodized, aluminum faceplate
  • GPNR:
    • Length: 127 mm
    • Diameter: 38 mm
  • Dimensions:
    • Width: 17.0 inches (20.32 cm)
    • Depth: 9 inches (22.9 cm)
    • Height: 4.6 inches (11.7 cm)
    • Weight: 9.5 lbs (4.3 kg)
  • Please Note: We are unable to ship this item for International orders where a local Shunyata Research distributor is available

 

About Shunyata Research

Shunyata Research is the brainchild of Caelin Gabriel, who's efforts to improve his own music listening experience launched the science and research based company in 1997. From humble beginnings, Shunyata Research has grown into an internationally acclaimed company which designs and manufactures high performance electrical and cabling systems for recording, film, medical, surgical and consumer audio-visual systems world-wide. Shunyata Research's 18,000 square foot manufacturing and design facility is based just outside Seattle, in Washington State.

Gabriel holds more than 10 patents, with numerous additional patents-pending. These technical innovations have earned Shunyata Research product designs countless critical awards and endorsements from renowned recording studios, mastering engineers, heart surgeons and hospitals from all over the world. Caelin is a dedicated student of philosophy, transcendental meditation and the history of divergent thinkers. This unusual combination of intellectual discipline and unfettered curiosity offers the advantage of unorthodox insight and singular expertise. Shunyata Research is forged from this combination of Gabriel's training.

 

 

  • Maximum Voltage
    • 230 VAC r.m.s. unregulated
  • Input Current Ratings
    • Maximum Continuous Current: 20A 
  • Output Current Ratings:
    • Max Current/Outlet: 20A 
  • Transient Suppression:
    • Maximum Transient Protection: 40,000 A @ 8/50 μs
  • Over-Current Protection:
    • Hydraulic Electromagnetic Breaker
  • Wiring System:
    • 8 gauge ArNi® VTX™ Buss System
    • 10 gauge ArNi® VTX™ Wiring
  • Ratings: 600 V 105° C
  • Noise Suppression:
    • Input to Output (100 kHz – 30 MHz): > 40 dB reduction
    • Zone to Zone (100 kHz – 30 MHz): > 50 dB reduction
  • Outlets & Connectors:
    • Zones of Isolation: 6 Zones
    • Inlet: IEC C19R
    • 6 UK Plugs
  • Vibration Control:
    • Vibration dampening panels (internal)
    • AC outlet dampening gaskets
  • Construction:
    • Aluminum and steel chassis
    • Anodized, aluminum faceplate
  • GPNR:
    • Length: 127 mm
    • Diameter: 38 mm
  • Dimensions:
    • Width: 17.0 inches (20.32 cm)
    • Depth: 9 inches (22.9 cm)
    • Height: 4.6 inches (11.7 cm)
    • Weight: 9.5 lbs (4.3 kg)
  • Please Note: We are unable to ship this item for International orders where a local Shunyata Research distributor is available

 

UK Delivery

 

1. We use Royal Mail 1st Class Services as a Standard Postage Option

Orders received before 4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) are usually dispatched the same day by FIRST CLASS post (unless premium postal or timed courier services are selected), subject to stock availability. Over 98% of our orders are usually delivered the next working day including Saturdays.

Standard delivery is usually within 2-3 working days, although 98% of all orders are delivered the next working day including Saturdays . In extreme cases, such as delivery to the Highlands and Islands, this may take 3 days.

All items are fully insured and come with an invoice from Futureshop.co.uk. We use the Royal Mail for delivery of small packages and DPD or Interlink Express for items that weigh over 2KG. Items over 2KG are fully insured and will usually be delivered within 48 hours of placing your order Monday to Friday subject to stock availability. For International orders, we use FedEx Services where customers have selected this option.

Please note, special orders for non-standard cable lengths or custom-made cables may be subject to longer delivery time-scales. This may vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.

We offer 'Free UK delivery on orders over £99' subject to the following terms & conditions:

  • Applies only to orders with £99 or more of items (including VAT at the UK rate), at FutureShop.co.uk
  • Free Delivery on orders over £99 utilises Royal Mail First Class postal service for items weighing under 2KG. For items weighing over 2KG, we use DPD next working day services which deliver from 9.00am to 6pm within mainland UK (excludes Royal Mail Special Delivery Services and timed next day delivery services by UK Mail).
  • Applies only to deliveries to addresses within mainland UK and Northern Ireland addresses. Applies only to orders that are to be delivered to a single Mainland UK delivery address.
  • You will not be eligible for free delivery on your order if any items are cancelled or returned for a refund, bringing the total order amount below £99. Where items are returned, the refund due will be the cost of the item less any postage costs.
  • We reserve the right to change or discontinue 'Free delivery on orders over £99 promotion at any time.
  • FREE DELIVERY FOR ORDERS OVER £99 OFFER DOES NOT APPLY TO TRADE CUSTOMERS.

Free Delivery on orders over £99 utilises Royal Mail First Class postal service for items weighing under 2KG. For items weighing over 2KG, we use DPD or Interlink Express next working day services which deliver from 9.00am to 6pm within mainland UK.

Free Delivery for orders over £99 excludes Royal Mail Special Delivery Services and timed next day delivery services by DPD or Interlink Express.

 

Royal Mail 1st Class Shipping DPD Next Day Delivery

 

2. Special Delivery UK - Guaranteed Next Working Day

We have 99.9% of the UK covered With Royal Mail Next Day Special Delivery. We guarantee delivery to most UK addresses by 1pm the next working day. This includes Northern Ireland, Jersey and Guernsey. Some places take longer to deliver to but we still guarantee delivery within three working days by 5.30 PM.

For the Next Day Special Delivery service, orders must be received by futureshop.co.uk by 4.30pm weekdays. Orders after the 4.30pm deadline cannot be guaranteed for same day dispatch.

Please note, Royal Mail Special Delivery for next working day may not be possible where non-standard cable lengths are ordered. If this is the case, the item will be shipped via The Royal Mail Special Delivery service as soon as the cable is custom made.

For orders weighing over 2KG, we reserve the right to ship items using Next Day Pre-Noon Courier Services where Royal Mail Special Delivery option has been selected.

 

Royal Mail Special Next Working Day Delivery

 

3. Channel Islands & Northern Ireland

We accept orders from all Channel Islands including Alderney, Jersey, Guernsey and Sark. Unless you select a premium service, Items weighing under 2KG are delivered using our standard UK delivery option above. For items weighing over 2KG, a surcharge may be applied for all deliveries to the Channel Islands as well as Northern Ireland.

 

European Countries

Deliveries to EU member states are subject to 20% VAT. We offer the following shipping services:

  • Royal Mail First Class International Untracked Airmail Services - Items are usually delivered within 10 working days.
  • Royal Mail First Class International Tracked Airmail Services - Items are usually delivered within 3 to 7 working days.
  • DHL Express International - Items are usually delivered within 24 to 48 hours. DHL orders must be received by 3:30pm for next day service to most destinations in Europe
  • Federal Express International Priority - Items are usually delivered within 24 to 48 hours. FedEx orders must be received by 3.00pm for next day service to most destinations in Europe
  • Federal Express International Economy - Item are usually delivered within 48 to 72 hours

 

Royal Mail International DeliveryRoyal Mail International Tracked DeliveryFedEX Express Economy International DeliveryFedEX Express Priority International DeliveryDHL Worldwide Express International DeliveryDHL Econmy Select International Delivery

 

Worldwide - Excluding UK & Europe

Deliveries outside of the EU are not subject to 20% VAT and so the 20% tax on items is automatically deducted when you login or register.
We offer the following shipping services:

  • Royal Mail First Class International Untracked Airmail Services - Items are usually delivered within 15 working days.
  • Royal Mail First Class International Tracked Airmail - Items are usually delivered within 10-15 working days.
  • DHL Express International - Items are usually delivered within 48 hours. DHL orders must be received by 3:30pm in order to ship items the same day, subject to stock availability.
  • Federal Express International Priority - Items are usually delivered within 48 hours. FedEx orders must be received by 3.00pm in order to ship items the same day, subject to stock availability.

Where the actual weight of the package significantly exceeds the shipping cost charged on orders, we may write to you for an additional shipping charge. For larger orders, items may be shipped in multiple packets.

 

Royal Mail International DeliveryRoyal Mail International Tracked DeliveryFedEX Express Economy International DeliveryFedEX Express Priority International DeliveryDHL Worldwide Express International DeliveryDHL Econmy Select International Delivery

 

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