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DIY Gain Cell volume control 1

Posted 3 weeks ago

This audiophile doesn't like the way traditional potentiometers sound in his system and wants to copy what we do in the BHK preamplifier. How does it work?

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CD vs. NAS 5

Posted 4 weeks ago

Which sounds better, a CD or that same CD after being ripped and stored on a NAS? Paul answers this question and helps us understand the differences between network music and physical mediums.

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Can streaming music sound good? 1

Posted 1 month ago

Most streaming music services like Pandora or Spotify send compressed music to their listeners and never sound as good as the CDs and source files they originated from. Is that always the case?

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Can internet radio sound good? 9

Posted 1 month ago

There are thousands of internet radio stations available to music lovers, but do any of them sound any good? Are there good classical stations as well?

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Do tube audio buffers work? 4

Posted 1 month ago

Is it advisable to add a vacuum tube buffer between the preamp and power amplifier to sweeten the sound, and is that something worth doing?

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Is solar power clean? 0

Posted 1 month ago

Sharing the AC power in our homes with our neighbors and industry can distort the AC power quality, which affects sound quality. Is it possible instead to use solar power or batteries?

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Building a shared retail space 4

Posted 1 month ago

What is the possibility of convincing multiple companies to join forces and resources to open a series of high-end audio shops across the country?

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What causes listener fatigue? 2

Posted 1 month ago

Some systems support hours upon hours of listening while others cause listener fatigue within a matter of moments. What's the difference between those systems?

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Are speakers analogs of microphones? 6

Posted 1 month ago

Paul has suggested more than once that speakers are analogs of microphones, but is that actually true? And, if so, shouldn't someone closest to the microphone be in the speaker on playback?

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Proper power up sequence for audio 5

Posted 1 month ago

Does it matter which pieces of gear turn on first and which last? Power on sequences for audio equipment matter a great deal if damage is to be avoided.

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Moving magnet vs. moving coil 7

Posted 1 month ago

This viewer wants to understand why his moving coil cartridge sounds so much better than his moving magnet. Paul explains why as well as how both work.

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Do audio soundstages contain height? 4

Posted 1 month ago

Does a stereo soundstage contain height information? This viewer just discovered another wonder of high-performance audio and questions if he's hearing correctly.

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Does sight affect sound? 1

Posted 1 month ago

Do visually impaired listeners "see" a different three dimensional sound image than sighted people when listening to high-end audio?

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Should recordings transport you or the band? 0

Posted 1 month ago

It's not difficult to imagine a small combo of musicians in your living room, but what about the Berlin Philharmonic? That's be tough to squeeze into most homes, so which is correct for a mastering engineer to strive for?

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Why isn’t your book high rez? 2

Posted 1 month ago

Paul's memoirs, 99% True, are recorded for the audiobook on MP3! Gasp. Why weren't they recorded and produced in Octave Record's DSD facilities?

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