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iPhone 4S vs Fiio X3 and X5

If you read HiFi magazines at all regularly you’ll have noticed that high-res digital music players have been getting quite a lot of press recently. This is an interesting trend for those of us who have been around long enough … Continue reading

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Test: AT607 stylus cleaning fluid.

Standard intro and disclaimer High resolution digital recordings of hifi system upgrades can be used for subsequent comparison to provide a more reliable method of assessment than trying to apply and assess the update at the same time. Other benefits … Continue reading

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Linn Lounge – an enjoyable evening of great hifi

Recently I have attended some “Linn Lounge” events hosted by a Linn dealer, during which a Linn representative gives a talk about the career of a featured artist, playing a selection of tracks on a demo system to showcase Linn … Continue reading

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Optimising the PT Too power supply to reduce AC motor vibration

Standard intro and disclaimer High resolution digital recordings of hifi system upgrades can be used for subsequent comparison to provide a more reliable method of assessment than trying to apply and assess the update at the same time. Other benefits … Continue reading

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Assessing turntable upgrades II – Pink Triangle DC motor upgrade

Standard intro and disclaimer High resolution digital recordings of hifi system upgrades can be used for subsequent comparison to provide a more reliable method of assessment than trying to apply and assess the update at the same time. Other benefits … Continue reading

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Assessing turntable upgrades I – VTA adjustment

Standard intro and disclaimer High resolution digital recordings of hifi system upgrades can be used for subsequent comparison to provide a more reliable method of assessment than trying to apply and assess the update at the same time. Other benefits … Continue reading

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Reasonably priced calibrated microphones

Following on from this post on signalscope io devices, I needed a reasonably priced calibrated microphone for use with signalscope. Two contenders are the Behringer ECM8000 and the Dayton Audio EMM6. The EMM6 is available in Europe from Intertechnik and … Continue reading

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