PS AUDIO: Borrowed slogans

Paul McGowan writes: I smiled when one of the posters on our Community Forums quoted another company’s slogan “no cable is better than any cable” explaining how their wireless approach is superior to a hard wired ethernet  connection.  I smiled because they lifted one of our long term slogans “there’s no preamp like no preamp”. […]

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The 20 amp question

Paul McGowan writes …. On my recent visit to Japan, I was working with a high-end dealer who had a beautiful set of Dan D’Agastino’s monoblock amplifiers on display. He and I both wanted to pit the BHK monos against these copper-beauties which we did. Helping him disconnect the D’Agastinos from the wall I noticed the […]

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Reviews: Who Says It’s Good, And How Do They Know?

Roger Skoff: In the last installment (Part 3) of this continuing series on audio reviews and reviewers I named three requirements for good reviewing ― the ability to judge products’ performance; the ability to apply some (consistent) standard for rating them; and the ability to communicate one’s judgments and ratings to other people in a […]

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PS AUDIO: What’s wrong with the status quo?

Paul McGowan writes: A recvent post suggested the perceived shift away from high-end audio was not what it appears.  That, in fact, it is a shift away from spending family resources on isolating the audio system – not the lack of desire for high-performance. We now have entire generations of music lovers who want music […]

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Yamamura Churchill Limited

Neil – what’s the story re Yamamura Churchill Limited please? First things first – the following is not to be confused with (a) Yamamura Systems S.R.L. nor (b) Yamamura Systems (US) Inc. So, this is what I have discovered online: British company founded in 1994 by Robert William Charles Spencer Churchill and was based in […]

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