PS AUDIO: The preamp conundrum

Paul McGowan writes: One of our customers was upset because he loved the sound of our phono preamplifier directly into his power amplifier but then not so much when he inserted his preamp between the phono stage and his amp. His question, naturally, was this: if my preamp sounds great by itself and the phono […]

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PONO: Only a man pays for music quality that he can’t hear – says Charles Arthur

Originally published in 2014 Neil Young is a great musician. Well, I’ve enjoyed a few of his songs, and plenty of people have enjoyed lots more of them – enough to give him a decades-spanning career in the music business. I’m not sure, though, that this quite qualifies him to tangle with mathematicians waving Nyquist-Shannon’s […]

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Welcome to DutchAudioClassics.nl

They say: DutchAudioClassics.nl has a huge image bank of numerous Philips and Marantz cd-players, d/a converters, DAT recorders, amplifiers and other gear. Also you can find lots of information about the Philips D/A converters and CD mechanisms, and service- and user manuals. We are always trying to add new photos and information. If you have […]

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Is hearing believing?

  Did anyone else see last night’s Horizon: Is Seeing Believing on BBC2? It could equally well have been called “Is Hearing Believing”, or any or all our senses for that matter (magnetic fields anyone?). It was fascinating. The theory of “crossover” and “plasticity” between the senses – the idea that to some extent we […]

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THE EXPONENTIAL HORN: In Search Of Perfect Sound – UK’s largest audio loudspeaker

Discover the full-size reconstruction of the giant 27ft long  ‘Denman horn’, the centrepiece of a new art installation by Aleksander Kolkowski. A popular highlight of the Museum’s daily tours in the 1930s, this colossal horn has been painstakingly rebuilt by the Museum’s Workshops team. You can now witness this forgotten instrument by exploring and celebrating […]

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