AMPHION: Seasoned bass player Clay Krasner feels confident with his “little big” One15 studio monitors

Coming from a family with a strong musical background, stepping into music was a ‘no-brainer’ for Clay Krasner. His passion for music was recognized early and encouraged by his father – a musician and a choir director for both school and church. Starting with piano lessons, Clay eventually discovered the guitar and, later on, the […]

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PS Audio: Can it get better?

Paul McGowan writes: I was chatting with one of our customers on a recent tour of our facilities and he asked if it would be overkill to strive for higher sampling rates and greater bit depth in recordings given the fact current 192kHz 24 bit recordings exceed (by far) the limits of human hearing and […]

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Software jitter

Paul McGowan writes: Just when we thought we had it all figured out along comes a new form of distortion to tackle: software jitter.  The culprit here is, unfortunately, a very necessary component in the chain of digital audio – the CPU (central processing unit) itself. We first noticed this problem when we started releasing […]

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PS AUDIO: The bassaholic

Paul McGowan writes:  Ok, I’ll admit it – I am a Bassaholic and instead of trying to cure myself, I am most comfortable embracing and supporting my addiction.  Yup, a system without deep, low and impressive bass isn’t my cup of tea and as many of my reader know, I believe the only way to […]

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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 […]

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Is There a “Future” for Audio Dealers

Paul Wilson writes:  During a recent discussion with an audiophile friend, the subject of the future of audio dealers came up. All audiophiles know the dealer network has suffered over the last twenty years. Where they were once found in most any modestly sized city, they now seem confined to larger metropolitan areas. Quite a […]

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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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Should interests/involvement of posters in hifi products be disclosed?

Following recent revelations on the “Do all competently…” thread, it seemed sensible to me to open this as a thread in itself. For my own part I think that when reading people’s posts I would like to know whether they have any interest or involvement in the industry, and especially in the products being discussed. […]

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