Year: 2015

Sharkwire Bull Shark Cable

September 9, 2015

Sharkwire, an European-based high-end cable manufacturer who has spent the 35 years or so designing cables in Great Britain. I’ve never heard of Sharkwire, nor for that matter any other British-brand cable that immediately comes [Read More]

H-Cat P-12 X10 Doppler-Free Line Stage and DF-100.2 X10 Stereo Amplifier

September 7, 2015

        Many years ago, I touted a new preamp by a man I first met long ago at a Chicago CES Show. I found it exceptional (as did The Absolute Sound that [Read More]

Devialet 200

September 4, 2015

  Being of diminutive stature I had known that “Small is Beautiful” long before I read the seminal work of the British economist, E.F. Schumacher (Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People [Read More]

Abis SA-1.2 Tonearm, Pyon Sound MC Master L Step Up Device and TiGLON MGL-10P Tonearm Cable

September 2, 2015

  Ever since I added the excellent George Warren turntable to my system, I have developed a new found appreciation for vinyl and all its virtues. Consequently, whenever I travel on business I inevitably find [Read More]

Yellowtec PUC2 Lite USB Converter

August 19, 2015

  The boring-as-watching-paint-dry USB to S/PDIF converter.  This small unassuming box (or set thereof if you include super-ruby-femto atomic clock/battery power supply etc.) remains an essential tool for most of us wishing to enjoy to [Read More]


August 12, 2015

Those of you with an iPhone, forgetting for a moment that it was meant primarily as a telephone, may have come across times when you wished you were able to just use the phone as [Read More]

Sound String Cable Techologies Gen II

August 7, 2015

      Old firms, new wires With little fanfare and even less advertising, Soundstring Cable Technologies, LLC™ has gone from a relatively new player in the high end cable universe in 2001 (more below) [Read More]

Aurorasound VIDA Phono Stage

August 7, 2015

    Wow, how fast time flies! It has already been four years since I embarked on the road to the analog world. One of the best things I have ever done was to reward myself [Read More]

Rogue Audio Stereo 100 Tube Amplifier

August 7, 2015

    I was satisfied with the sonic presentation of my Rogue Audio Medusa tube hybrid amplifier but sometimes one gets the urge to try something different. In this case, I wanted to see how [Read More]

Synergistic Research Atmosphere Series Cables and Grounding Block

July 27, 2015

Ted Denney, president and lead engineer at Synergistic Research (SR) is constantly developing new products and revamping existing products by carrying over technology conceived for one application in the reproduction of music, applying it in [Read More]

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