“Every dime I spend on the casework is a dime I cannot put into making it sound better “

Paul McGowan: Looking at an issue of Hi Fi Plus, one of my favorite UK magazines, the cover shows a picture of the beautifully executed Constellation Audio products. These super expensive high-end audio pieces are beautiful on the inside and the outside and cost a small fortune to own.  Much of that fortune is spent […]

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PS Audio: When it’s just good enough

Paul McGowan writes: Alan Sircom suggests that the problem with getting newcomers into the high-end is they already find their means of reproducing music “good enough” – so why spend more time and money getting something better?  There’s some truth to what he writes. I would put forth the argument, however, that it is in […]

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Albert got it right

“Everything that can be counted doesn’t necessarily count.  Everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.”  Albert Einstein must have had high-end audio and measuring in mind when he spoke those words oh so many years ago – but probably not since high-end audio didn’t exist.  🙂 However, it sure does apply today when we think […]

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TANNOY: What is it about their dual concentrics?

I’ve been messing about with all sorts of audio gear for over forty years (yes I’m an old git) and I’ve owned so many different types and makes of speaker. Quad ESL, Lowther, Proac, Cura, Dynaudio, KEF, B&W, Celestion and many, many more, plus a lot of home built speakers, including the legendary, but obscure […]

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