Author: Dave Thomas

Return to MG Audio Design

October 8, 2015

    It was back in 2012 when I was first introduced to MG Audio Design. The two principal owners of the company, Chief Product Developer Lee Matuszczak, and Chief Operations Officer Greg Graff had [Read More]

Charisma Audio MC-2 Phono Cartridge

September 23, 2015

        I’ll admit that I have always thought that mating a good tonearm and cartridge was one of the easiest things you could do in setting up a hi-fi system. All you [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]

Arcam FMJ A19 Integrated Amplifier and CDS27 SACD Player/Network Streaming Player

July 25, 2015

  I remember the first time that we held a party at our house and I put my reference system on full display for some of me and my girlfriend’s friends and family. I was [Read More]

Classé Audio Sigma SSP and Sigma AMP5

July 10, 2015

  “Amid the chaos of that day, when all I could hear was the thunder of gunshots, and all I could smell was the violence in the air, I look back and am amazed that [Read More]

AXPONA 2015 Dave Thomas

May 12, 2015

Thank god for Maurice Jeffries! Though new to our publication and the world of audiophile journalism in general, he wrote a stellar and highly detailed account of the most recent AXPONA show. So for a [Read More]

Emerald Physics EP4.7 Loudspeaker

April 23, 2015

          I’ll admit to being a longtime lover of classic box speaker designs. From ProAc and Dynaudio to Talon Audio and most recently Escalante Design, I have enjoyed an endless parade [Read More]

Alpha Design Labs

April 21, 2015

Feeling High End Audio Again This past CES was very different for me for a lot of reasons. First, for the first time I was the only Stereo Times writer who showed up and covered [Read More]

CES 2015

January 27, 2015

        When reviewing high-end audio equipment, especially a component that you may already have in your system (such as speakers or an amplifier), one of the essential questions that you have to [Read More]

Dynamic Design AE15 Spirit Digital AC cord

July 18, 2014

     It’s been more than ten years since I last spent time with a cable from Dynamic Design, a Chicago-area based high-end audio cable products company. Since then the company may have undergone some [Read More]

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