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.
We know live music from afar without seeing the musicians play, and we can almost always tell if the sound is reproduced, but why? What makes live music sound live and reproduced not?
Now that Class D amplifiers seem to be taking over even the high-performance area of musical amplification is the day of the linear amplifier over? What’s the future of linear amplification?
Lots of companies including PS Audio make state of the art D to A converters but what about the opposite? Is it difficult to build a truly remarkable A/D converter?
When playing two pure tones at the same time can that cause distortion? And, if so, what is it called and what can be done to remedy and eliminate that distortion?
Musicians are hoping for a specific kind of sound when they use speakers to play their instruments through and audiophiles are looking for something very different. Paul gets into a rant about musicians not paying respect to their own music. Explicit language and high emotion alert.
Does pure multi-channel audio have a place in the broader world of high-performance audio or should it stay as a home theater format? This viewer wants to know why it is so rare to find high-quality multi channel audio.
This viewer considers stereo a gimmick and much prefers the sound of his two-channel audio system as mono rather than its intended stereo image. Can mono have 3-dimensional sound characteristics?
Power amplifiers are some of the most critical pieces to a high-performance audio system yet often times they are either misunderstood or under appreciated. Paul Explains why.
Some power amplifiers have two sets of output binding posts for each channel. What is the purpose of these twins?
Most stereo sales people ask a lot of questions of customers before giving advice. Why do they do this and how should this viewer answer them?