Category: Systems

HRT Stage Speaker System

February 22, 2016

Right out of the gates, the HRT Stage is designed for the type person who crave a gratifying listening experience that is transformative of their current headspace. For instance, I found this system incredibly engaging [Read More]

iLoud Bluetooth Speaker System

October 26, 2015

    Introduction: The iLoud is a welcome addition to the Bluetooth speaker marketplace because of its solid build quality, portability, long-battery life — all qualities that will appeal to listeners, like me, at large. [Read More]

Emerald Physics EP4.7 Loudspeaker: The Follow UP!

October 8, 2015

When the Emerald Physics EP 4.7 speakers arrived at my house on a large pallet, I knew I was in for a treat – and a bit of a backache. Whether it was a stroke [Read More]


August 12, 2015

Those of you with an iPhone, forgetting for a moment that it was meant primarily as a telephone, may have come across times when you wished you were able to just use the phone as [Read More]

Alpha Design Labs

April 21, 2015

Feeling High End Audio Again This past CES was very different for me for a lot of reasons. First, for the first time I was the only Stereo Times writer who showed up and covered [Read More]

Sony MAP-S1 Multi Audio Player System and SS-HW1 Speakers

December 3, 2014

The MAP-S1 consists of a 50 watt per channel (into 4 ohms loads) receiver integrated with a front loading CD slot. The built in DAC is capable of decoding high resolution audio files of up [Read More]

Audio Note Ongaku Integrated, G70 preamp and GE-1 Phono stage

December 18, 2013

When I reviewed the Kondo-Audio Note Overture integrated amplifier last spring, I had great expectations. After listening to it in my home, I finally understood how this legend was borne. Here is my experience. I’ve [Read More]

Artesania Exoteryc Shelfless Rack

May 3, 2013

    Do you believe in serendipity? Do you think when all of a sudden, just when the universe sends gifts your way that it’s “meant to be?”  Or just some statistical fluke? I tend [Read More]

Von Gaylord Audio: A Systemic Approach

April 26, 2013

System synergy is a tricky affair. Further, it seems to vary in degrees with very few achieving toxic levels (systems that sounded so good, I broke out in a cold sweat). I’ve experienced this once [Read More]

Most Wanted Components 2012

April 11, 2013

       Triangle Art Reference SE turntable (introductory price $18,500) In terms of looks and workmanship, the Triangle ART Ref SE is a work of art. Sonic-wise I would easily place it among the [Read More]

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