December 2016 marks thirty years since my very first hi-fi magazine was published.
They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. As many readers will know, from 1987 through to 1996, this magazine was called AudioVideo. A pretty generic name, yes, which is why I much prefer the New Zealand-centric AudioEnz....
My own humble experience with Koetsu cartridges began with the Rosewood in 1987.
Audio bling: Rockport Arrakis loudspeaker
The way I see it, the Phono Preamp is one of the hardest briefs in audio for the electronic designer.
Thoughts on the 2013 Australian Audio and AV Show.
Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2013 show report and photos.
In recent years, “180 gram” vinyl is frequently offered as a signifier of better vinyl record quality. But I’ve found most of these ‘heavy vinyl’ releases to be of variable, if not disappointing, sound quality. So I got thinking
In recent times there seems to be as much renewed interest in valves-vacuum tubes, as there is in vinyl-analogue.
Tracking the record groove ‘tangent’ is clearly a noble aim (zero tracking error, zero anti-skating), but devising a linear tracking tonearm is no trivial task.