More About the Duelund CAST Autotransformers for Tannoys

The new Duelund CAST Autotransformers that Frederik Carøe developed are truly a watershed product for Tannoy aficionados around the world.  As you have no doubt read here in these pages, we aforementioned Tannoy aficionados have been eagerly awaiting the appearance of a high-quality autotransformer solution to replace the stock Tannoy autotransformer with, particularly those of us who have [...]

Today's Fresh Catch: Duelund CAST Copper & Silver Autotransformers - Updated

Today’s Fresh Catch are the Duelund CAST Copper & Silver Autotransformers for the Duelund-WRSE Project that all of you have been waiting for more information about. I am very happy to report that today a pair each of Duelund CAST copper and silver autotransformers have arrived from Frederik Carøe in Denmark – thank you Frederik! I [...]

Today's Fresh Catch: The Sophia Electric Magik Box!

After I finished up my review of the super-sweet Sophia Electric 91-03 integrated 300B amplifier for Positive Feedback Online for Issue 72, Sue asked me if I’d like to give their new Magik Box a listen (below). I told Sue that I  couldn’t review the Magik Box at this time due to a combination of [...]

Review: The Sophia Electric 91-03 300B Stereo Integrated Amplifier

I thought I would start mirroring the reviews I write for Positive Feedback Online here at Jeff’s Place. The tradeoff is that my reviews will appear in print earlier at PFO, so if you want the latest reviews you’ll want to tune in there. On the other hand, here at Jeff’s Place I can include [...]

Today's Fresh Catch: Lou Pallo - Thank You Les; Neil Young - Live At The Cellar Door; Two Great LPs!

As I mentioned in my last post, I ordered up a selection of promising looking records from Acoustic Sounds, and so I’ve been spending an enjoyable afternoon listening to those black magic licorice disks! The first record I put on my VPI Classic & EMT TSD 15 combo out of my new batch of records was [...]

Today's Fresh Catch: The Joy of Vinyl

In this age of convenience as CDs arose to prominence, and then when MP3s emerged from the primordial digital soup for portable listening, a lot of people lost touch with their vinyl record collection … and they forgot … they forgot how good listening to vinyl really was. For many people music became a soundtrack [...]

David King Checking In From England: Get Better Sound from Westminster Royals

I got a nice email from David King, telling me about some of his experiments in setting up his Westminster Royal loudspeakers (below), which I thought would be valuable reading to all of you here at Jeff’s Place:   “Since I was last in touch I have been doing a whole series of experiments based [...]

The Duelund CAST Silver Autotransformer!

Those of you who have been reading about the Duelund-WRSE external crossover project know that pretty much everyone has wanted to use silver wound autotransformers in their Tannoy crossovers to provide the treble energy control (see below), including Paul Mills at Tannoy, Jignesh, Pambos, Frank, and of course, me. The autotransformer in the Tannoy crossover allows the [...]

Checking In: Sophia Electric 91-03 Review Online, Sunday Afternoon at Jeff's Place

Hello everybody! I’ve been missing in action for a while now, with it being a month to the day since my last post. Thanks to those of you who dropped me a note to check up on me to make sure I was ok – appreciated! It has been a rough go for a while [...]

Siedy Checking in from the Netherlands ... and Germany! Siedy Struck Gold!

I always enjoy hearing from Siedy in the Netherlands, he’s definitely a kindred spirit and always makes me smile! Like me, Siedy is a big fan of the Tannoy Westminster Royal SE loudspeakers and the amazing ASR Audiosysteme Emitter II Exclusive amplifiers handcrafted in Germany by Friedrich Schaefer.  In fact, it was Siedy who first [...]

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