PS Audio: AC line noise

Paul McGowan writes: Our options have pretty much always involved creating safe havens for the equipment that will benefit from it. Safe havens are isolated areas of power that we build using either a filter or a regenerator like a Power Plant.  But what about the whole house?  Would it be possible to create a […]

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Anti-vibration platform Monolith Audio Zaii

They say ….. The anti-vibration platform was designed chiefly for turntables. However, owing to its unusual properties, it is also readily used with CD/SACD players, amplifiers, digital to analogue converters, speakers and other audio devices. It allows one to isolate the audio device from vibrations coming from the base, which brings about significant changes to […]

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Listening To Storage

                HiFi Critic write ….. Listening tests reveal significant sound quality differences between various digital music storage technologies. Article By Andrew Harrison and Stephen N. Harris. Press ‘play’ on the remote control, and the chosen music selection sounds out into the room, sweet and clear. However, instead of […]

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Anti-Mode 8033 – automatic Sub-woofer Equalizer

They say ….. Automatic Room Correction is Finally Reality! Audio professionals and home theatre enthusiasts have know it for a good while: poor room acoustics can spoil otherwise perfect sound reproduction. Perhaps the most significant challenge is how to deal with standing waves (also known as room ‘modes’) which appear at low frequencies in every […]

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PS Audio: The bass myth

Paul McGowan writes:  One of the biggest myths I routinely encounter in high end audio is what I call the Bass Myth; “my speakers go to 30Hz and below and I don’t need a subwoofer”.  I have travelled the world over and rarely ever do I hear proper bass. The number of speakers that can […]

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Noise Harvesters: ‘Launched some years ago and were very popular amongst the high-end crowd’

Paul McGowan: Noise Harvesters were launched some years ago and were very popular amongst the high-end crowd.  Many are still used today and we get continual requests to bring the product back – which we have. I thought it might be interesting to do a short little series on how the product developed – describing […]

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What should its cost be?

Paul McGowan writes: Reviewer Eric Neff wrote a bold comment in his recent review of the BHK 250 in HiFi Plus Magazine. As audiophiles, we sometimes fall into the ‘price equals performance’ trap. We fear being the emperor with no clothes when our friends ask how much we paid and it was, gasp! LESS than […]

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MELCO: N1A Music Library test review

HiFi World writes ….. An increasing number of people are using network attached storage devices to handle their collection of digital music files. After all. what’s not to like? One small box can contain a veritable living room’s worth of CDs, ripped LPs or high-resolution down- loads – and when connected to your chosen streamer […]

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