Inside Copper Issue 15

Opening Salvo: Future And Past
Welcome to Copper # 15! Our contest in issue #13 produced dozens of interesting submissions in response to the question,...
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Incoming Letters: What's New?
In Copper #`13 we announced a contest, offering a PS Audio LANRover for the best answer to the question, “What...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: The Fine Print
They used to be called liner notes. Nowadays, since there’s not always a “liner,” we call them CD booklets, or...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: The Tuesday Night Music Club
Sometime during the summer of 1992 I got a call from Bill Bottrell. It had been a few months since...
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The Audio Cynic: Wes Phillips: RIP
This has been a terrible year for musicians--- we all know that. We’ve lost Bowie, Kantner, Martin, Prince, and I...
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Quibbles and Bits: Sigma–Delta Modulators - Part I
I have mentioned Sigma–Delta Modulators (SDMs) in this column before.  These are, in effect, complex filter structures and they are...
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Back to Basics: What is a CD player?
We all understand what a CD player is; a box we insert CDs and play them. But, not so fast....
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Vintage Whine: Where Are They Now?
For anyone who has been around audio for any length of time, the parallels to spectator sports are obvious. As...
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Make It Yourself: How to Make a $50 High-End XLR Interconnect
From enthusiasts who deny their contribution to those who spend thousands on them, cables are one of the more highly...
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Music to My Ears: Swing, Swing, Swing
I was about 15 and home sick for the day. Today that kid could convince his mom he’s sick and...
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Featured: Who Are The Modern Audiophiles?
I recently read this piece on industry website Dealerscope Magazine, and felt that Gary Yacoubian very clearly stated  the rite...
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Featured: Subwoofery: Trick or Treat?
Part 2 – “Fast” bass? Really??? … … Just when I think some errant audiophile terminology is finally extinct, it...
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In My Room: A tall screen, and a wireless keyboard
Some history. Actually a lot of history. I came late to paying attention to audio reproduction. I always loved and...
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Parting Shot: Ireland
Along the Irish coast. Canon 5D