Lowering impedance

Paul McGowan: The lower the AC impedance feeding high-end audio equipment the better each piece sounds. And when the entire system is fed with low impedance power the results can often be breathtakingly better. But, how do engineers lower impedance? That question’s not simple to answer but I am going to try. Basically, we need a […]

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CHORD COMPANY: This is what Chord’s digital designer Rob Watts had to say about power cables

Rob Watts writes ….. In the ’80s, there was a buzz going around that mains cables made a big difference to the sound, so I tried experimenting. Yes you could hear a difference, even under blind conditions. And this was with one of my pre-amps that had 3 stages of regulation – 210dB of rejection […]

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CARL WILSON: Bright Lights:My Father’s Place, 1981 and Long Promised Road – WNEW-FM Broadcast ’81 (2CD)

We are told: Bundle includes two limited edition live radio broadcasts, as follows: Long Promised Road – WNEW-FM Broadcast ’81 (CD) This was Carl Dean Wilson’s first solo tour and an opportunity to front a more rock orientated band. With the Beach Boys in fractious disarray, a disillusioned Carl set about recording & producing his […]

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Jazz: How can you best appreciate it?

Jazz is notorious for being a difficult musical genre to appreciate. Many people believe they’re supposed to like it and that knowing about jazz impresses others. Despite this, most people still find it difficult to follow. Jazz experts say the key to appreciating jazz is to focus on how different musicians play off one another’s […]

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