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Benz Micro Gullwing SLR Moving Coil Phono Cartridge Benz Micro Gullwing SLR Moving Coil Phono Cartridge
Published on May 22, 2010

If you are wondering whether there is any reason or benefit to going above the $1500 range for a cartridge the answer is: “absolutely.”


TBI Magellan MGD-200 Subwoofer Amplifier  
SRP: $700 TBI Magellan MGD-200 Subwoofer Amplifier SRP: $700
Published on May 09, 2010

The thought of putting electronics in the most highly resonant area of your system seems counterproductive.


Myine Ira Wi-Fi Internet Radio Tuner Myine Ira Wi-Fi Internet Radio Tuner
Published on February 12, 2010

A good choice for those wanting to add Internet station reception to their home audio or AV system, without spending much and with only a minimum of space taken up.


Aperion Home Audio Link (HAL) System Aperion Home Audio Link (HAL) System
Published on February 10, 2010

Excellent for powering a small audio system with decent speakers across your office from your computer at your desk, free from intervening wires.


Sherwood Newcastle R-972 Surround AV Receiver Sherwood Newcastle R-972 Surround AV Receiver
Published on February 09, 2010

A receiver that can fix speaker-matching problems, poor room layout and improper listening positions, but may have reliability issues.


Bryston 9BSST2 Five-Channel Power Amplifier Bryston 9BSST2 Five-Channel Power Amplifier
Published on January 21, 2010

Tested more rolled-off and mellow than a similarly-priced Krell 5-channel amp.


VPI 30th Anniversary Classic Turntable 
with JMW-10.5i Special Edition Tonearm VPI 30th Anniversary Classic Turntable with JMW-10.5i Special Edition Tonearm
Published on January 03, 2010

I still think that perhaps performance could have been improved with an even more expensive cartridge; however its characteristic lack of drive seemed to carry over regardless of cartridge and/or equipment changes.


Livio Pandora Internet Radio
SRP: $150 Livio Pandora Internet Radio SRP: $150
Published on December 06, 2009

The first stand-alone Internet radio also offering the versatile free Pandora music service.


Oppo BDP-83SE Universal 
Blu-ray Disc Player, Special Edition Oppo BDP-83SE Universal 
Blu-ray Disc Player, Special Edition
Published on December 05, 2009

A definite hearable upgrade to all the player’s analog audio outputs as well as the coaxial/optical out.


Roku HD Internet Entertainment Set-Top Box Roku HD Internet Entertainment Set-Top Box
Published on December 02, 2009

There is a lot to like about the Roku. Some may decide that what the Roku offers is more than enough for them.




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