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. Subscribe through your phone's podcast app and get the latest each day. And please, leave us a rating so others will join in.
Speakers range in efficiency from the mid 80s to the high 90s. Are the high 90s efficient speakers worth the extra effort?
There are two camps when it comes to deciding if equipment sounds one way or another. One camp believes it must include an ABX test.
Opinions are like something unmentionable. Everyone has one (and some people are ones). Whose opinions do you trust? How do you get good advice in a world of people you don’t know?
If one piece of electronics has only an RCA input is it acceptable to feed it with an XLR balanced input? What are the upsides and downsides of such practices?
Upsampling adds a lot to digital audio but can it add actual information that was never there in the first place?
What happens if you play a system loudly? Do you get fatigued? This user wants to play it loud enough to match live listening levels yet finds himself fatigued. Why?
How much difference is there between the system and the recording? Can a great system turn a bad recording into something acceptable or is a bad recording hopelessly lost?
For a time there passive preamps were all the rage and now, not so much. What happened to them and what were their good and bad points when making music in a high-end system?
It’s a common question about Millennials and how best to get them pulled into high end audio so they too can enjoy the benefits of live music in their homes. Paul discusses his feeling on the subject and helps offer a bit of perspective.
There are more types of cone materials than Carter’s got pills. Bamboo, plastic, paper, and metal are among just a few that make up the speaker cones we depend upon in our stereo systems. What differences do these materials make in our music?