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pear-audio

Pear Audio Blue Turntable

Extracting The Max From Your Grooves Many music lovers’ most cherished albums are worn — making it vital to extract a maximum amount of infor-mation while keeping surface noise low. We heard one such turntable at T.H.E. Sho...
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Overlord 12AX7-HD

Overlord Audiophile

GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR AUDIO SYSTEM Plus a review of the new Overlord Audiophile 12Ax7 Tube By Bob Donnelly Almost any stereo system can be made to sound better with the proper set up. Since there is plenty of information a...
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Manley Laboratories 250 Neo-Classic

Made In Chino, Not China

Manley Laboratories Builds Some Of The World’s Finest High-End Analog Equipment By David Thomson estled in an industrial zone 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Manley Laboratories builds some of the finest, and most respected, hi...
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Oracle Turntable

Divine Revelation

THE ORACLE TURNTABLE UPGRADE By David Thomson ~ Last night, I heard an album that I’ve been listening to for years, for the very first time. Sure, I thought that I had heard it, but there it was, in all its finery, with all i...
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Great Sounds Made Better

THE SHOW, NEWPORT Richard Beers, Founder of T.H.E. Show Newport, sadly, passed away. I met Richard when he was starting T.H.E. Show Newport about seven years ago. His honesty, straightforwardness and generosity in business was ...
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The Oracle ReAnimated

It Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune to Upgrade Your Turntable By David Thomson Getting the best out of my vinyl is my goal. The better my system gets, more information is revealed or, since my recent Oracle Delphi turntable...
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Larsen Speakers

Most of us learned the hard way that correct speaker placement is half the battle. Yet still today most conventional speakers are designed to function best in anechoic chambers (rooms without sound reflections). But most of us ...
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VTL-components

Magical Logic

BEA LAM AND LUKE MANLEY ARE THE “EARS” AND “BRAINS” BEHIND VTL by David Thomson~ Boring. That’s the term Bea Lam, Luke Manley’s better half at VTL, uses to describe her experience when listening to d...
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CES 2014: Neverland

THE HYPE, THE CROWDS, THE NEW AUDIO GEAR by Vinyl Pete~ he ads for the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show started coming in late summer last year. One that particularly intrigued me was Cisco’s “ The Internet of Everything.” ...
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