Author: Lewis Lanese

TW Acustic Raven One Turntable w/Raven AC Controller

November 18, 2011

TW Acustic Raven One Turntable w/Raven AC Controller  Pre-owned and I’m Loving it!   November, 2011   Big and Beautiful vs. Curved and SexyI’ve had my share of great sounding turntables over the past 35 [Read More]

King Model 3000– Full Range Electrostatic Loudspeakers

August 8, 2007

King Model 3000– Full Range Electrostatic Loudspeakers …Everything That is Great about Electrostatics!   August 2007                      The hi-end speaker discovery of the year. My love affair with “full range” electrostatic loudspeakers began with [Read More]

Marantz SC-7S1 Preamplifier & MA-9S1 Mono Amplifier

January 2, 2007

Marantz SC-7S1 Preamplifier & MA-9S1 Mono Amplifier A Return To The Days Of The Marantz Models 7 & 9? – NOT QUITE!   January 2007       Back in the days when I was a young [Read More]

MARANTZ SA-11S1 SUPER AUDIO CD PLAYER

December 20, 2005

MARANTZ SA-11S1 SUPER AUDIO CD PLAYER   December 2005 UNDERNEATH THAT BEAUTIFUL EXTERIOR…If you were choosing a new SACD player on looks alone, the Marantz SA-11S1 might very well be your choice. When the Japanese [Read More]

ACOUSTIC ZEN CABLES

July 21, 2004

ACOUSTIC ZEN  CABLES Silver Crystal Reference Lewis Lanese July 2004 Evaluating interconnects, speaker cables and the like is surely one of the most difficult tasks a reviewer has to face. Many years ago, when I was [Read More]

TEAC Esoteric P-70 CD Transport and D-70 D/A Converter

June 17, 2004

TEAC Esoteric P-70 CD Transport and D-70 D/A Converter Perfect Sound Forever Lewis Lanese June 2004       “Perfect sound forever,” or so the claim went twenty-four years ago when CD broke upon the [Read More]

VAIC Reference 52B Monoblocks

May 18, 2001

VAIC Reference 52B Monoblocks Parallel Single-Ended Class A amplifier:Is This Another Anemic SE Amp? Lewis Lanese 18 May 2001 Specifications Parallel Single Ended Class ATubes: 2x520B, 1xAV8B, 1x6SNG7T,1x5U4Output Impedance: 2-8 OhmsInput Impedance: 55 kHzS/N Ratio: [Read More]

The PIEGA P10 (Reference) Loudspeaker

December 30, 1999

The PIEGA P10 (Reference) Loudspeaker Ribbons and dynamic drivers: the best of both worlds in one speaker system? Lew Lanese 30 December 1999 Specifications Type: 3 Way Floor StandingBass: 2 × 8 5/8″ Vifa LDB-WoofersMidrange: [Read More]

Sony SCD-1: First Impressions

November 9, 1999

Sony SCD-1: First Impressions   Lewis Lanese 9 November 1999 Following are a few comments about Sony’s Super Audio CD/CD Player that I would like to add to Perry’s review. I had the fortunate opportunity to [Read More]

The Piega P5 Loudspeaker

May 10, 1999

The Piega P5 Loudspeaker   Lewis Lanese 10 May 1999 Specifications Type: 3 Way Ported Floor StandingBass/Midrange: 2 × 7″ Vifa Proprietary LDB-WoofersHigh Frequency Driver: LDR II Ribbon TweeterFrequency Range: 30 Hz-50,000 Hz +/- 2dBImpedance: [Read More]

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