For reviews and commentary related to the “extra stuff” not included elsewhere, including room treatments and audio racks, and yes, all the fun tweako bits, too.
Over the years, we’ve tried endless numbers of tweaks to get the most out of our components. Some work, others don’t, and some behave as un-wanted tone controls. It’s a puzzle that every audiophile loves […]
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The GamuT Lobster Chair (chair $4,995, optional matching footstool $2,590) is a billed as “the world’s first audiophile chair.” I will respectfully defer — “firsts” don’t really matter to me as much as “awesomeness”, and […]
If there is one major question that I get all the time is how to improve the Raspberry Pi streamer performance. The most obvious choice is to upgrade the power supply. What the RaspberryPi.org suggests […]
“Power, like sex or air, is only important when you’re not getting any.” I think this a pretty common feeling amongst cash-strapped audiophiles. The reasons are pretty (psychologically) obvious — if you don’t know, you […]
I have some Symposium gear in for evaluation and review, and while talking with Peter Bizlewicz, I started wondering about my carpet. It’s Berber, with a pad, over concrete. “Basement standard decor”. Because of this, […]
My aftermarket stands for the Magneplanar 3.7 arrived yesterday, courtesy of Grant VanderMye of Mye Sound. Okay, ignoring the clutter on the floor (yep, still waiting on AudiAV to deliver on the last few parts […]
Ok, ordered some Dueland resistors (two 2R 10w, wound together, per speaker) — or rather, re-ordered some Duelands. The problem? The leads were too short to simply insert them into the tweeter attenuation port. D’oh! […]
Stole this form from a diyAudio thread. It’s an interesting checklist for deriding discussing random audio tweaks with some of their more obnoxious enthusiastic supporters. Enjoy and feel free to use the next time you […]
As I mentioned, I started noodling around the Audio Sensibility website following the Stereophile profile they did during the Montreal SSI show. I found a cable maker that’s doing some really interesting things with wire, […]