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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

The best place for tubes 0

Tubes offer a sweet and musical sound depending on where in the system chain they’re located. Should they be in the amp, preamp, or both? And if in the amp where’s best? Find out all about tubes.

Why do capacitors sound different? 0

Capacitors sound different. They can be in the power supply or the signal path and depending on their type and construction, provide very different sound quality on a high end audio system. Find out how they work and why they sound differently.

Why don’t preamps have XLR? 0

M<ost modern high-end audio sources like CD players, phono preamplifier, and DACs have balanced XLR outputs. So, why is it most preamplifiers have only one XLR balanced input? Only the very expensive or the pro audio products seem to sport more than one XLR.

Universal power supplies for high end audio 0

Most high-end audio products are built to voltage specific to the country’s incoming AC levels, like 220 volts or 120. Why don’t more HiFi products have universal voltages so they can just be plugged into the wall wherever they are being used and just work?

What is resolution? 0

We have all heard the term resolution as it applies to audio and its reproduction. What does it actually mean? How is it achieved? Does everyone have it? Lots of question for Paul to answer on the fascinating subject.

MQA.Is it any good and what is it exactly? 0

MQA is one of the more controversial formats of recording and storing music ever to hit the high end audio world. Our customers want to know what it is, how it works, and what our opinions of its benefits or issues are.

What happened to audio kits? 0

Years ago there were kits everywhere. Heatkits, Dynakits, Eico kits. But now there seems to not be DIY projects and kits available anymore. Is this true and if so, why did they go out of popularity?

Can you change speaker impedance? 0

It’s often asked if a speaker’s impedance can be changed to better match the amplifier intended to drive it. Can this be done and, if it can, is it a good idea? What’;s involved and, for that matter, what is speaker impedance anyway?

Mark Levinson, Wadia and Cello 8

What do all three of these iconic brands have in common? Jim McCullough. Jim is a pioneer in the audio industry, a man who helped elevate these brands from small-time companies to the prestigious heights they once achieved. Learn the stories of how the landmark high-end audio companies of Mark Levinson, Wadia, and Cello became […]

Using a CD player as a transport 0

How much better is a dedicated CD transport than using a CD player’s digital output? It certainly would be a lot cheaper and more convenient to use a CD player for listening as well as sending digital to a DAC.