Author: Dave Thomas

The Entreq Konstantin 09 Cables, Page 2

November 1, 2023

Getting Down to Listening My listening room is 23’ wide by 20’ deep with 8’ high ceilings and a concrete floor covered with a Berber carpet. My equipment sits in a massive audio/video cabinet (104” [Read More]

DR Acoustics CLASSE’ DELTA Cables and Antigone AC Conditioner by Dave Thomas

May 23, 2022

  The Importance of Synergy Anyone who has read my reviews knows I have a special place in my heart (and reference system) for CLASSE’ Audio electronics. Rarely in high-end audio does a company produce [Read More]

Avanti Audio Vivace Series Cables

November 17, 2021

    In 2013, I was introduced to a new cable company out of Avon, Colorado, called Avanti Audio. The company’s owner, Mike Chadwell, was kind enough to send me an entire suite of what [Read More]

Audeze LCD-X Planar Magnetic Headphones by Dave Thomas

July 7, 2021

    In comedian Katt William’s 2006 live concert film The Pimp Chronicles, there is a segment where he talks about people who used to brag about owning a Chrysler 300 automobile because it “looked just like [Read More]

Classé Audio Delta PRE and MONOs amplifiers Page 2

April 20, 2021

  About the Classé Delta MONOs Here is where everything changed. After wrestling these behemoths into position in my listening room, and believe me, with the nearly 100-pound MONOs not having any handles, this was [Read More]

Classé Audio Delta PRE and MONOs amplifiers By Dave Thomas

April 20, 2021

  Classé Audio has always been a fascinating company to me. Even going back to one of my early favorite amps, the legendary DR3 VHC Class-A amplifier, I’ve always looked at Classé as sort of [Read More]

CEEK 4D Headphones by Dave Thomas

December 14, 2020

  In my professional life, I’m what is known as a supplier diversity manager. In short, I help women and minority business owners create mutually beneficial relationships with corporate and government buying organizations. One of [Read More]

G.E.M. Dandy PolyTable & Charisma Audio Musiko Tonearm by Dave Thomas

October 28, 2020

  When Necessity Breeds Musicality   A funny thing happened on the way to the Musiko. That’s Musiko, as in the unipivot tonearm from Charisma Audio. I reviewed the wonderful Charisma MC-2 moving coil phono [Read More]

Aidas Rainbow Phono Cartridge

July 26, 2019

Sometimes you just get lucky. After my reviews of two other Aidas phono cartridges were published last year, my brother and fellow StereoTimer, Mike Wright requested another Aidas cartridge for review called the Rainbow. As [Read More]

Miyajima Labs Takumi Phono Cartridge

May 17, 2019

  During the past year, I had the opportunity to spend some time with a couple of very fine phono cartridges from a relatively new company called Aidas: the $3,000 Black Sound-Red Heart and $8,000 [Read More]

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