PS Audio: “What is this defense mechanism? It’s not in your ears but rather your brain”

I learned a new word from one of my readers this morning: conflate.  It means confusing two messages together and apparently that’s what I did yesterday in my post; so I’ll start by clearing the conflation up. I first defined what I believe Listener Fatigue is and then went on to describe how music communicates […]

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PS Audio: Solid state vs. fields

Paul McGowan writes: This post will most likely stand the hair up on the back of EE necks because it’ll be riddled with inaccuracies I will use to make a point about why devices sound differently in audio circuits. What I have to share hopefully will be interesting to both the uninformed as well as […]

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PS Audio: How may I serve you?

Paul McGowan writes:  If for some reason your power amplifier puts DC into your loudspeaker you’ll wind up letting the magic blue smoke out and killing your loudspeaker.  ”Magic blue” smoke is engineering humor: it’s what we jokingly say when a component blows up and smoke spews from its innards – “oops, we let the […]

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An unsolicited reader comment

It is good to see Ken Kesler associated with your operation. I applaud your ethical approach to your retail product selection and your open minded position. Your recognition that the customer is not always right is spot on. The difference of opinion and the stride for the ongoing pursuit of truth is refreshing. All I […]

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