Mar 192017
 
The Lefson Resistors from France - Update!

This is the fifth post I’ve written about the Lefson resistors that are manufactured by Xavier Lefebvre in Wormhout, France. Let me summarize what I’ve written about Lefson until now: In my first post I introduced the three product lines of carbon/silver audio resistors that are available from Lefson, the Premium, the Supra, and Ultra. The Premium resistor from Lefson is […]

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Mar 122017
 
Today’s Fresh Catch: The Latest AC Power Supply Wonders from Acoustic Revive! Part 3, the RAS-14 TripleC NCF!

In Parts 1 & 2 of my Today’s Fresh Catch series of posts about the new Acoustic Revive AC power supply components, I introduced the RTP-6 Absolute NCF six-outlet AC power distributor and the Power Reference TripleC NCF AC power cords, respectively, which you could rightly consider to be the exotic bespoke Aston Martin DB4 GT Continuation versions of the AC power supply world. […]

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Mar 052017
 
Today's Fresh Catch: The Murasakino Musique Analogue 'Sumile' MC Phonograph Cartridge from Japan!

I’ve mentioned before that I get pretty excited whenever I hear from Yoshi-san & Elia-san (father & son) of the MuSon Project in Osaka, Japan, who export Japanese audio exotica to The World, because it means that something exciting is about to happen audio-wise! Yoshi-san told me that he had a new phonograph cartridge that he […]

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Mar 042017
 
A look into the future through the audio crystal ball! Part 5 – The Review Process & Master Review List at Jeff's Place!

There’s so many new readers at Jeff’s Place these days, that I thought it would be a nice idea to go over the purpose of my Jeff’s Place audio blog again, describe where it fits in my spectrum for audio reviewing and reportage, discuss my reviewing methodology, my biases & preferences, and give you a ‘master list’ of […]

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Feb 262017
 
A look into the future through the audio crystal ball! Part 4 – A New Vintage McIntosh Adventure with the C-8 - OMG!

It’s always exciting to start a new audio adventure with vintage hi-fi electronics, and I’m particularly excited about my new vintage audio adventure with the vintage monaural McIntosh C-8 ‘Professional Audio Compensators’ as McIntosh called them, or phono preamplifiers, as the rest of us call them. I read where the original principals at McIntosh thought […]

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Feb 262017
 
A look into the future through the audio crystal ball! Part 3 – Yazaki-san and Western Electric & Vintage McIntosh!

As I posted earlier, I’m really looking forward to trying friend Yazaki-san’s ideas for modifying my vintage McIntosh MC30 monaural amplifiers. It’s always fun doing audio adventures with Yazaki-san, as his insight, knowledge, and experience have really changed the way I think about audio performance, and for voicing my system at the ‘DNA level’ using resistors, […]

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Feb 252017
 
Today’s Fresh Catch: The Latest AC Power Supply Wonders from Acoustic Revive! Part 2, the Acoustic Revive Power Reference TripleC NCF AC Power Cord!

I introduced you to the Acoustic Revive RPT-6 Absolute in Part 1 of this post, which allows up to six AC power cords to be plugged into it, which is enough to serve as a central point to coordinate all the AC power cords for my entire system, with two extra outlets to allow for a pair […]

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