Ohm's Law Podcast

Everything you ever wanted to know about audio, music and its reproduction is here. PS Audio co-founder and CEO Paul McGowan shares his more than 40 years of high-end audio experience, stories, interviews, and hilarious tales in this one-of-a-kind podcast. Ohm's Law is produced by PS Audio and presented ad-free for the community.
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How to wire AC for High End Audio

AC wiring for a high-end sound system has special requirements most people do not know about. Here’s what to do.

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How to know if you’re clipping

How can you be certain that a particular amplifier/speaker combination won’t clip? Paul shares with us how that’s figured out.

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How to avoid audiophile burnout

Do you ever get tired of the endless upgrade process in high-end audio? What to do about burning out?

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High End vs Studio gear

Recording studio gear is never the same quality standard as high-end home audio equipment. So, how come and does it matter?

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Acoustic ceiling treatments

The ceiling is the most often neglected surface area of any room where a stereo system is located. What should you do to make it better?

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How to determine sound signature

What’s it mean to have a sound signature? Paul walks us through this important topic.

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Does big music require big speakers?

To reproduce a big orchestral piece of music do you need big speakers? Find the unexpected answer.

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Current vs Watts for amps

Why do some amp manufacturers say they have high current amplifiers when it should be just their wattage?

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Can room acoustics be fixed?

If you’re not getting the stereo imaging you are hoping for, can that be fixed?

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Why do some components have a better soundstage?

Why do some electronic components have better soundstaging than others?

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Why do some amps weigh so little?

Big beefy power amps weigh a lot and yet there are even bigger amplifiers that weigh next to nothing!

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What happened to PS Audio’s speakers?

We’ve long heard about PS Audio’s upcoming loudspeaker line, but where are they? Here’s the scoop from Paul.

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Vintage Vs new amplifiers

In one of Paul’s earlier videos he suggested it’s better to buy a newer amplifier than recapping an older, vintage amp. Here’s a customer response and question.

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Power cords and AC regenerators

If an AC regenerator from PS Audio makes perfect AC, why would an expensive aftermarket power cord matter?

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What is damping factor?

We hear about high and low damping factors for power amplifiers. But what is a damping factor, how is it calculated, and why does it matter?

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What is an audio buffer?

There’s a lot of terms bandied about in high end audio. What is, exactly, an audio buffer?

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Vintage test equipment

Some viewers have noticed the vintage test equipment in the background of Paul’s videos. Paul tells us about his favorite, the HP 333A distortion analyzer.

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Using The Audiophile’s Guide DVD

The Audiophile’s Guide comes with two-discs: an SACD and a DVD data disc. Paul explains the difference between the two.

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Love music or HiFi?

Do audiophiles love music or their HiFi systems more? Paul answers this age old question.

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Is a Frankenstein Stereo OK?

So many audiophiles assemble Frankenstein systems: components from many different brands. Is this a good or bad thing to do?

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Interconnect cable burn in

Do interconnects actually benefit from burn in? Fact or fiction?

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How can I hear what I am missing

If you don’t know what you’re missing how can you possibly know what to listen for?

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Bi Wire cable length

Does it matter if bi-wiring cables are the same length?

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Does PS Audio have a test track CD?

PS Audio has the ultimate baseline music disc needed by every audiophile.

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Ribbon tweeters

Are ribbon tweeters the best? And if so, why don’t more speaker manufacturers use them?

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Best digital interface

There are many connections on the backs of DACS like TOSLINK and coax and AES/EBU and USB. Which are best to use?

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