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 hear about “musically involving” systems but what does that actually mean? How do we determine if a hifi system is musical and what of systems that aren’t this way?
We are told to pay attention to an amplifier’s damping factor and that it is something that controls speakers, yet, just what is damping factor and how is it calculated?
Hifi systems depend on room acoustics for their performance level. If one has the opportunity to start from scratch and build the ideal room, what might those dimensions be?
Paul pulls back his kimono on sound of the crazy stuff he did in Europe and shares some family secrets about the music scene in Munich and his time with musicians Elton John and Giorgio Moroder.
In order to hear the softer passages of classical music this viewer has to turn up the level of his system beyond what makes sense for when things get loud.
With the advent of the Loudness Wars it seems practical to ask for a standard minimum dynamic range for recordings to get us back to where we’d like to be.
Is the best crossover for a loudspeaker a single pole, single capacitor for the tweeter? This viewer has heard he should rip out the guts of his 2-way speaker pair and get out the soldering iron.
This viewer is a bass instrument musician and he finds it difficult to follow the bass line of his instrument on his current setup. Is there anything he can do?
The Infinity IRSV is one of the best loudspeaker systems in the world and, at the same time, one of the most intimidating. How does their crossover work and how does someone actually tune such a system?
Does Total Harmonic Distortion numbers tell us anything about the amount of hiss and noise present in a stereo product?