Author: Terry London

Aric Audio Motherlode MK-II Preamplifier by Terry London

January 23, 2021

  Starting four years ago, I began to review the tube-based amplifiers designed and hand-built by Aric Kimball, CEO/Designer of the highly regarded small artisan company, Aric Audio, located in Palmer, Massachusetts. I gave the [Read More]

LSA 20 Signature Tower Loudspeaker by Terry London

December 8, 2020

  As an introduction, on the LSA (Living Sounds Audio) 20 Signature Tower loudspeaker, which retails for $3,995 a pair but is on sale for $2,299 until the end of the year. I wanted to [Read More]

Sound Performance Lab (SPL) Elector preamp /Performer s800 amplifier and m1000 monos by Terry London

November 20, 2020

      About a year ago, I was looking for an inexpensive, truly balanced preamplifier to use in one of my smaller systems. During my investigations, I came across a 2010 Six Moons review [Read More]

Role Audio Starship SE Loudspeaker by Terry London

November 4, 2020

      Over the last ten years, I have enjoyed reviewing five loudspeaker designs from the “twin” companies of Role Audio and NSMT Loudspeakers, including stand mount and floor-standers, from the creative mind of [Read More]

Rockna Audio Wavelight Pre/DAC by Terry London

September 7, 2020

    The vast majority of DACs in today’s market are single-bit Sigma-Delta designs. A much smaller segment of this market uses a multi-bit R2R ladder, NOS 16-bit DAC chips, in their approach to bringing [Read More]

Shinjitsu Audio Carbon Daisho Loudspeaker by Terry London

August 6, 2020

    Over my career of professionally reviewing I have always gotten great pleasure out of discovering small American artisan companies that design and manufacture hand-built, high-quality, and reasonably priced gear for the audiophile community. [Read More]

Audio Alto R101 Speaker by Terry London

July 9, 2020

  The allure of single-driver designs has always enticed me to bring this type of speaker in-house for reviewing over the past ten years. This “allure” revolves around perfect impulse response, time and phase correct, [Read More]

Bricasti Design M3 DAC by Terry London

June 9, 2020

For the last ten years, I have had more than five non-oversampling (NOS) R2R (Resistor ladder) multi-bit DACs, with tube-based digital-to-analog sections, as my digital reference in my main system. Over that time span, I [Read More]

Coda Technologies 16.0 Amplifier by Terry London

April 25, 2020

  In January of 2019, I did the first professional review of the Coda Technologies’ Continuum No. 8 amplifier and found it to be a stellar performer (reviewed here). I never doubted that the No. [Read More]

March 13, 2020

    In the last seven years, I have had numerous DACs in-house for listening and reviewing purposes. They ranged in price from $1,200 up to $25,000 and came from such luminaries as Playback Design, [Read More]

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