Author: Maurice Jeffries

Parasound Halo JC 3+ Phono Preamp

March 2, 2016

  First Appearances Don’t Have to Be Deceiving   In Stereo Time’s 2015 Most Wanted Components round-up, I described Parasound’s (and electronics wunderkind John Curl’s) latest thinking on affordable phono pre-amplification, the relatively new JC [Read More]

KingSound Prince III

February 17, 2016

        Ears Wide Open If you are the type of listener that values transparency, coherence, broad, deep soundstaging, imaging precision, and micro-dynamic nuance above all else, then brother, do I have just [Read More]

Silnote Audio Cables

November 4, 2015

  An Embarrassment of Riches The serendipitous discovery of a stand-out product or product line, particularly a line that has managed to fly under the audiophile radar, represents one of the unalloyed joys of reviewing. [Read More]

Sound String Cable Techologies Gen II

August 7, 2015

      Old firms, new wires With little fanfare and even less advertising, Soundstring Cable Technologies, LLC™ has gone from a relatively new player in the high end cable universe in 2001 (more below) [Read More]

Dolby Atmos: New Dimensions in Sight and Sound

June 29, 2015

  While working out the details of my upcoming review of the KEF R300 stand-mount loudspeaker, the good folks at KEF (US) alerted me to an event that is the subject of this preview: the [Read More]

OPPO PM-3 Headphones and HA-2 Portable Headphone Amp/DAC

June 16, 2015

    Out with the old, in with the new  At the outset, I need to issue an important disclaimer: I’m typically not a headphone sort-of-guy. Please don’t take this to mean that I dislike [Read More]


April 30, 2015

The 2015 AXPONA Show – now officially called Audiocon – wrapped-up this past weekend to wide acclaim. By most accounts, this year’s show marked a distinct improvement over AXPONA 2014. This was my third audio-related [Read More]

Audiocadabra Optimus series Cables

March 10, 2015

     Endings and beginnings   The origins of this review date back to the 2013 AXPONA-Chicago high-end show. It was there that I first met my friend, the late Mark Hawkins, a lifelong music [Read More]

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