Mar 082015
 
Luxman DA 100 Digital to Analogue Converter - Good Things In Small Packages ?

  The audio world is awash with DACs, streamers and servers these days, all vying to give the end user access to the world of computer audio, be it, Red Book 16 bit 44.1, Hi resolution files 24 bit, 88/96/192, streamed or the hot new kid (actually an older kid Mr SACD) in town DSD […]

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Feb 082015
 
Track Audio/JBE Series 3 Slate-deck - Revisited

  Sometime ago – in AIHFA (1) – I reviewed the excellent, beautifully made Track Audio Isolation Feet, in the context of an isolation platform, subwoofer, Ruark Equinox speakers and as replacements for the Mico Seki microsorber feet that the direct drive JBE Series 3 turntable came with as standard. The standard Track Audio Isolation […]

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Nov 072014
 
Harry Pearson - January 5, 1937 – November 4, 2014 'The Founding Father Leaves Us'

  Words somehow feel inadequate right now re trying to sum up the life of the man (1) who helped define subjective audio reviewing, who gave us both the methodology and terms to do so and a rich vocabulary to help express what Harry heard. Those words and methodology filtered out to the wider audio […]

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Jul 222014
 
Murray Dick  - 15/7/14 - The Passing Of A Genius

It was with great sadness that I learn’t yesterday that Murray Dick (Jack Williams online nick-name) owner, designer, manufacture of EcoFan Audio had died suddenly. I recall the first time I encountered one of Murray’s designs a fairly plain, slightly old fashioned and truth be told not particularly inspiring looking valve amplifier that a customer […]

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