Author: Frank Alles

Silverline Audio Prelude Plus Loudspeakers

October 23, 2015

     Back in 2007, I reviewed an improved version of the Silverline Audio Prelude speakers, which impressed me to the point that they became my Reference loudspeakers. The upgraded version had an improved crossover [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]

Wavetouch Grand Teton SE Loudspeaker

June 16, 2015

  In my previous review of the Wavetouch Audio Grand Teton speakers my subtitle for that article was “Higgs Boson Found!” To quote myself, my explanation for this subtitle was: “Higgs boson: It’s always been [Read More]

CablePro Vitality Audio Cables

May 1, 2015

      CablePro’s Ted Paisley is an interesting guy with a long history as an audiophile, music lover, and cable designer. He started on the path back in 1973 when records reigned supreme as [Read More]

Legacy Audio Focus SE Loudspeakers

March 18, 2015

    Back in the early 90’s one of my audio friends began selling audio products out of his basement in NJ. One of the speaker lines he sold was supplied by Legacy Audio. I [Read More]

Jolida Glass FX Tube DAC III W

March 10, 2015

        Jolida is a Maryland-based private corporation originally incorporated in 1983. At that time, their primary business was the manufacture of vacuum tubes and other electronic parts. In 1995 Jolida began marketing [Read More]

Benchmark Media AHB2 Achromatic Audio Amplifier

January 27, 2015

    The Benchmark AHB2 amplifier is named for Benchmark’s Founder Allen H. Burdick, who founded the “Benchmark Sound Company” in Dallas, Texas in 1983 and changed the company name to “Benchmark Media Systems, Inc” [Read More]

Luminous Audio Technology Mega Power Lynx

October 3, 2014

    A few months back I gave a very favorable review to Luminous Audio’s Axiom II passive preamp with Walker Mod because it provides superlative performance and a ridiculous amount of bang-for-the-buck. After the [Read More]

PS Audio PerfectWave DirectStream DAC

July 22, 2014

        What’s all this fuss about DSD? Well, according to Paul McGowan, CEO of PS Audio, although almost all Red Book CD’s were recorded as PCM (Pulse-code modulation) digital files, Sony and [Read More]

Luminous Audio’s Axiom II Passive Pre with Walker Mod

June 24, 2014

      Luminous Audio Technology (LAT) is one of those small American companies that endeavors to offer the consumer very high value for the dollar spent. They use the best parts and materials they [Read More]

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