Author: Frank Alles

PS Audio BHK Signature Stereo 250 Amplifier

July 2, 2018

  PS Audio’s Paul McGowan was fortunate enough to acquire the designing prowess of renowned audio designer and guru Bascom H King to design PS Audio’s top of the line BHK amplifiers. Kudos to McGowan [Read More]

Zeta Zero Pure Gas XLR Cable!

January 8, 2018

    Zeta Zero is known mainly as a builder of High-End loudspeakers in Poland and Europe It’s very well schooled designer and CEO Tomasz Rogula has designed some fascinating loudspeakers including his Orbital 360 [Read More]

TEO Audio Liquid Preamplifier

September 22, 2017

Reading from the About page on TEO Audio’s website, TEO’s principal partners, Ken Hotte and Taras Kowalczyszyn are described as “two intellectually itinerant inveterate tinkerers” who apparently started their tinkering with new audio product designs [Read More]

Maker Audio Reference Cables

August 14, 2017

    Tom Maker has been a leading audio designer for quite some time. He started Edge Electronics in 1988 and received many awards for his insightful Edge amplifiers, preamplifiers, and CD Players. He sold [Read More]

Tekton Design Brilliance Loudspeakers

June 15, 2017

I heard it through the grapevine that Tekton’s Eric Alexander is now using a new patented technology in some of his speaker models and that he is making some kind of over-the-top claims for the [Read More]

Decware Super Zen Triode SE84UFO Amplifier

May 3, 2017

    When one mindfully dwells in the present moment, one completely dissolves into whatever activity manifests. One becomes the activity. Most people have had peak experiences, which all involve being so totally involved with [Read More]

PS Audio DirectStream Memory Player

March 1, 2017

      PS Audio has long been known for its excellent D/A converters and disc transports. Their DirectStream DAC has received rave reviews in just about every consumer audio publication and so they thought [Read More]

HiFiMAN Edition X V2 Headphones

January 17, 2017

  A few years ago I reviewed the HiFiMAN HE-400 and HE-500 headphones, designed by HiFiMAN Founder Dr. Fang Bian, and found them to perform very well and beyond their price categories. I wound up [Read More]

Caintuck Audio Betsy Open-Baffle Loudspeakers

November 18, 2016

    Recently, Mick W, one of my audiophile friends in a small group we have here in the Tucson area sent me an ad from DECWARE advertising the Caintuck Audio “Betsy” open-baffle loudspeakers for [Read More]

USB Disruptor

February 26, 2016

  The USB Disruptor is a very effective USB-tweak accessory that was conceived by software expert Rob Priore in Waltham, Mass. Rob is a long-time audio and computer aficionado who, to his surprise, found that [Read More]

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