Decware Zen Triode SE84UFO2 Power Amplifier | REVIEW

First, a disclaimer. I own this Decware Zen Triode amp and bought it for myself, so it’s not a typical “loaner” that we reviewers normally get to evaluate. Steve Deckert, Decware’s head guy, normally doesn’t believe in supplying reviewers with samples. If I want to review the product, his policy is that I buy it,… Continue reading Decware Zen Triode SE84UFO2 Power Amplifier | REVIEW

Summer 2019 Now Available | The Occasional Magazine

The 2019 Summer Issue of The Occasional Magazine from Part-Time Audiophile is now available! The Occasional Magazine is about more than just audio reviews and music—just like it says on the cover, “not another audiophile magazine, but a magazine for audiophiles and the things they love.” And in this issue, we’ve got lots of cool stuff. This is… Continue reading Summer 2019 Now Available | The Occasional Magazine

The Part-Time Audiophile guide to the best hi-fi gear of 2017

Picking the best audio component of the year is kind of like pondering your ultimate list of girls to ask to the high school prom. There are many very attractive choices, but probably a much smaller number actually in your league. That doesn’t stop you from dreaming, though. And the girl who maybe initially wasn’t… Continue reading The Part-Time Audiophile guide to the best hi-fi gear of 2017