• Plinius SB-301 Amplifier

    Plinius SB-301 Amplifier

    The Plinius SB-301 has been in my system only a week, but even in that short time span this 310Wpc New Zealander has reignited music in ways that are nothing short of enthralling. The largest ...
  • Eben X-3 Loudspeaker

    Eben X-3 Loudspeaker

    A couple of reasons why most loudspeakers don’t sound like live music are that they are dynamically compressed and that they fail to accurately replicate hard transients. Ultimately, they just don’t have enough dynamic headroom ...
  • Dual Connect DC-I100 Interconnect

    Dual Connect DC-I100 Interconnect

    Gold’s mystique is as gripping today as it has been throughout the ages, and this charismatic metal continues to be a source of enchantment for high-end companies as well. From gold-plated preamp knobs, phase plugs, ...
  • Jamo R 9O9 Loudspeaker

    Jamo R 9O9 Loudspeaker

    I’ve often visited Baltimore, which is where my wife Paige is from. I have felt patriotic at Fort McHenry, admired the musical traditions of the Peabody Conservatory, and had the crab cakes that are the ...
  • NAD C720BEE Receiver

    NAD C720BEE Receiver

    It’s awfully easy to get spoiled in this industry. Gear that I could not possibly afford is dropped at my door, and for a brief window of time I live under the illusion that my ...
  • Meitner CDSA-SE SACD Player

    Meitner CDSA-SE SACD Player

    High quality digital replay is a mess. Conflicting formats and their competing claims have created a complex and confusing field in which the all too prosaic realities of everyday digital performance have been obscured and ...
  • Home-Theater Audio

    Home-Theater Audio

    My speakers have two sets of binding posts for “bi-wiring.” What is bi-wiring and should I use this feature? Connecting your speakers with two runs of loudspeaker cable (if your speakers have two sets of ...

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