DYNAVECTOR: Their DV SSP-5 6-channel SuperStereo processor and DV SSA-6 6-channel amplifier

They say ….. The SSP-5 processor builds on the success of the Adp-2 SuperStereo processor by further enhancing the concert hall realism obtained from both recorded music and live broadcasts. The SSP-5 offers a choice of 4 different dispersion characteristics with a consequent greater match to recording auditoria acoustics. It can accept inputs from 2 […]

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Family – Masters From The Vault (DVD)

Classic footages from early 1970s performance from British Proggers FAMILY Record Collector Magazine feature on the band for March. One of the most respected British progressive rock bands, Family came together in 1967 and created a fine body of work typified by such classic album as Music In A Dolls House and Family Entertainment. The […]

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What do you think future hi-fi will look like? Rory Buszka Product Manager – Dayton Audio at Parts Express

“The stereo receiver was dead to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that; dead as a doornail. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing can come of the story I am about to relate.” So might begin a chapter in a modern history of hi-fi. The stereo receiver is a dinosaur, with its […]

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Pushing the aural envelope with high-res audio evangelist Steven Wilson

Originally posted March 2015 By Mike Mettler: “96/24 — that’s my bottom line these days, absolutely.” Steven Wilson is standing firm. The once and future guru of high-resolution recording and surround-sound mixing (he’s been behind the board to forge 5.1 wonders for everyone from Yes to Tears for Fears) feels everyone should be recording (and […]

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The Essence of sound: an interview with an audiophile

HONG KONG – Audiophiles are a fastidious bunch.  They’re audio perfectionists who are constantly on the prowl for the latest gear to appease their ears.  What sounds “fine” to one person, sounds like fingernails down chalkboards to an audiophile. But there are few audiophiles who could claim they have a way to enjoy high quality […]

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Taking a stand

Paul McGowan: One of the hallmark indicators of low impedance is a firm stand. External forces have little sway over a device with low output impedance. This can be seen in a high damping factor amp and speaker combination where the amp exerts control over the speaker, yet the speaker cannot do the same to […]

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