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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Feb 202017
 
A look into the future through the audio crystal ball! Part 2 – Lefson!

As I mentioned in Part 1 of this post, there’s so many good audio things happening right now I thought I’d better write a quick survey for you about all the things that are in play, culminating with my ‘roadmap’ for writing about it all in the near future. ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ I introduced Xavier Lefebvre and Lefson Analog […]

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Feb 192017
 
A look into the future through the audio crystal ball! Part 1 - Duelund!

There’s so many good audio things happening right now I thought I’d better write a quick survey for you about all the things that are in play, and my ‘roadmap’ for writing about it all in the near future. ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ As you know, the last year or so has resulted in a significant revelation for me […]

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Feb 182017
 
Today's Fresh Catch: The Latest AC Power Supply Wonders from Acoustic Revive! Part 1, the RPT-6 Absolute.

As I mentioned in my article for Positive Feedback about the Acoustic Revive RPC-1 Power Supply Conditioner, I am always intrigued when I get a message from Yoshi-san or Elia-san from the MuSon Project in Osaka, Japan, who export Japanese audio exotica to The World. Every time I get a message from Messrs. Hontani I get […]

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Feb 112017
 
A Saturday Morning 100R Lefson Supra R4 Adventure, and More 10R Lefson Premium R5 Impressions!

What do you do when you wake up at 2:30 a.m. with your mind working overtime about all the possibilities in life? My approach this morning was to fire up the espresso machine, have a double shot, and then continue with the Lefson resistor adventure! I listened again this morning to the 10R Lefson Premium silver/carbon resistor in […]

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Feb 102017
 
Lefson High-End Analog Audio Devices from France: A Lefson Resistor Adventure!

If you read my previous Lefson post about the Lefson resistors provided to me by Xavier Lefebvre, who owns and operates Lefson, you know that I am gearing up to write about the three lines of custom and hand-crafted Lefson resistors for Positive Feedback. I asked Xavier if he would tell us a little bit about himself […]

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