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Ohms Law

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.

Recent Episodes

Does binaural recording work? 1

Once upon a time using a dummy head for stereo recording was all the rage. What happened to that technique and does it work?

Do optical audio cables eliminate noise? 0

Optical cables have one big advantage: total isolation from their connected source. Does that mean their use is the best digital interconnect in a high-performance system?

Can an over damped room sound good? 1

Our rooms are as important to a good reproduction of sound as our equipment. So if the proper room treatment is not to over damp it, sucking the life from the room, how come this fellow’s stereo system bucks that rule?

Are audiophiles stoners? 1

It seems to this viewer by the descriptions of sound he reads that most audiophiles surely must be whacked out on pot. Is it true or is that just a myth?

Are vacuum tubes worth it? 0

Vacuum tubes are the original amplification devices. How do they stack up against modern solid-state transistors, especially in audio systems? Paul gives us the real scoop.    

Can CDs sound different? 0

Gold CDs, HDCD, XRCD. We read about all these different technologies and mediums yet CDs are CDs. Right? Paul explains the differences and why they matter.

Do vacuum tubes reduce resolution? 0

Vacuum tubes are considered to sound “fatter”, “warmer” and generally “softer” than their solid state counterparts. Does that mean they sacrifice resolution for sound quality?

How are the IRS killers designed? 0

The late Arnie Nudell developed what he believed sonically killed his greatest creation, the Infinity IRSV and the Genesis 1. Did he do this? And if so, how do they work and will there ever be a commercial version available for sale?

How are the IRSV drivers divided? 0

The Infinity IRSV has 36 tweeters, 12 midrange drivers per channel. How are these many speaker drivers divided up? By frequency? Amplitude? Tasks? Paul gives us a quick tour of one of the greatest loudspeakers ever built and sold in the world.