Tag: audio

  • What is the best audio equipment brand?

    I guess I can separate this into equipment and price tiers. See, it all depends on the tier. There is no ‘best’, there could be better sounding *at the same price point* but once you get up higher in price, my belief is there is no ‘best’ or ‘better’ at the higher end, just different…

  • What Japanese audio brands, besides Sony and Audio-Technica, are the best for headphones, speakers, or audio equipment?

    Somebody mentioned Technical Audio Devices. On their website they say: Technical Audio Devices Laboratories, Inc. (TADL) is the only Japanese high-end audio manufacturer that specializes in both audio components and speaker systems   This is true. Asian audio companies traditionally do not manufacture high end speakers. They mostly leave the high end speaker business to American, Canadian and…

  • What is your favorite piece of audio equipment?

    I’m going based on design (because I don’t have the financial means to own all these except the BT ones). I think all of these are very beautifully designed. Network streamers Naim Uniti Atom Cambridge Audio EVO150 Linn Klimax DSM SimAudio Moon Ace Aurender W20SE Amplifiers Accuphase E-5000 McIntosh MC901 Luxman SQ-N150 Lyngdorf TDAI-3400 Cyrus…

  • What makes the UK have such a rich history of audio and hi-fi equipment and gear?

    I would hazard a guess, it’s related to the UK having a rich history of pop music? The UK is home to such popular acts as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Queen, Oasis, Radiohead, Blur, The Ramones, Sex Pistols, Elton John, George Michael, David Bowie, Eric…

  • Jun 2022 Gadget update

    Every 6 months I do an update on the state of my gadgets and what I use. Computers HP Dragonfly Elite (2020) – replaces 2017 Google Pixelbook, 2017 Porsche Design Book One The HP Dragonfly Elite is the lightest convertible laptop on the market, and replaces both my Porsche Design (much heavier) and Google Pixelbook…

  • My Audiophile dilemma…

    So yes, I guess you could consider me an ‘audiophile’ in the sense I care a lot about the nuances and details that go into audio components in order to produce the best sound quality possible. This goes back to my hobby as a guitarist. As a guitarist, I absolutely obsessed with over every component…