Author: Lewis Dardick

Vaughn Triode Loudspeakers: Unheard, Unknown

August 30, 2019

  Unheard, Unknown, But Unbelievable….   Dim the Lights and Get Ready Think about a romantic evening with lights dimmed, fine wine and your honey snuggling at your side and you have an idea of [Read More]

Part 2: Mojo Audio Lucent CFC and Lucent SE vs. Fusion Audio Romance IC 2

February 12, 2016

The Romance 2 with the Revel Salon 2s I recently replaced the interconnects on the Esoteric K-03 CD/SACD player in my main system with Mojo Audio’s mid-level Lucent CFC Interconnects ($700). While the Mojos are [Read More]

Mojo Audio Lucent CFC and Lucent SE vs. Fusion Audio Romance IC 2

February 5, 2016

Give Me Romance or Give Me My Mojo I did not expect to do an interconnect shoot-out, but the opportunity for a battle of the interconnects just presented itself. After months of break-in, the wonderfully [Read More]

Fusion Audio’s Magic AC Cord

January 5, 2016

Do Power Cords Really Make a Difference?  You Betcha! My first experience with upgrading power cords came many years ago when Synergistic Research (SR) came out with its AC Master Coupler. After putting one of these [Read More]

Music Technology’s Oppo BDP-105 Modification

June 30, 2015

  I stumbled across the Music Technology (MT) modded Oppo BDP-105 by shear chance. I had no idea that the mod even existed until a recent visit to Music Technology for a ribbon tweeter replacement [Read More]

Bob’s Devices CineMag Sky 20 Step Up Transformer

May 13, 2015

      I recently reviewed Bob Device’s CineMag 1131 and Sky 30 Step Up Transformers and was extremely impressed by the life-like presence and detail that I encountered from both. So when Bob’s owner, [Read More]

Bob’s Devices CineMag1131 and Sky 30 Step Up

August 22, 2014

  My interest in reviewing high quality standalone passive Step Up Transformers (SUTs) was prompted by the extraordinarily lifelike sound that I heard emanating from my friend Barry’s vinyl rig. Barry, another audiophile crazy like [Read More]

Parasound JC2 Preamp

November 12, 2013

Is All The Hype for Real?  As the happy owner of another Parasound product that performs way above its price point (the JC 1 mono block amps), I was extremely curious to find out if [Read More]

Capital Audio Fest 2013

October 1, 2013

  Ok… I had been to this show several times before. It was fun from a audiophile nerd’s perspective, close to home, and an easy truck down 95 South and around the Capital Beltway, so [Read More]

Carver Cherry 180M Mono Block Amplifier

July 15, 2013

Everything is Better with Cherries on Top The Carver Cherry 180M mono blocks are one sweet set of amps, but quite frankly were not the reason I contacted Carver to arrange an amplifier review. But, [Read More]

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