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LSA 20 Signature Loudspeaker / Great Performer & Great $ Bargain until end of the year
LINK:http: // v2. stereotimes. com 
A world class volume control for pennies on the dollar
Hey mitch2,Here's some information that hopefully will be helpful to you;1) The Volume2 does not use the VOLTAiR 120V technology found in the Elector preamplifier. I'll still stick with my statement that Volume2 offers tremendous performance for t... 
Relatively small speaker with a "big" performance: Role Audio Starship SE model
Hey Duke,Thanks for the kind words regarding my review. Yes, you should hear this speaker. This speaker is extremely musical and offers wonderful performance with a very interesting innovative design approach.By the way, I have received numerous E... 
Relatively small speaker with a "big" performance: Role Audio Starship SE model
Hey djones51,My review has some of the measurements you are seeking. However, you could call Role Audio and talk to the designer Erol Ricketts, who would discuss with you the information you are seeking. 
Relatively small speaker with a "big" performance: Role Audio Starship SE model
Hey archguy,Most well designed, reference level two-way monitors have the great ability to create realistic layered sound-stages with great layering of the instruments precisely located on that stage, and then the speakers themselves disappear int... 
Preview: CODA Technologies new generation number#8 Stereo Amplifier
Hey tellefsen,The Coda No.8 is quieter, faster, and has overall more powerful macro-dynamics/control in the bottom end then the X250.8. Both are very silky/smooth and musical.  
Review on the Rockna Audio Wavelight Pre/DAC just went up on Stereo Times
My dear friend and fellow staff reviewer, Micheal Wright, just had his follow-up review on the Wavelight posted on the website Stereo Times tonight. Very well written, and another listener with a very different system, who comes to very positive c... 
Downside to R2R Ladder DACs?
Really! I have two R2R DACs that either are 20 years old or uses DAC chips that are from the era of highly praised chips from Burr Brown and  Phillips that sound "pristine" with no change in their performance at all. So, your sales person is givin... 
The Audio Alto R101 : A special speaker for SET amplifiers and small acoustic spaces
Hey lula,Your asking me to compare" applies" to "oranges" with these two wonderful performing speakers.1) The Perfect Set has a 12" woofer, so it will go deeper and produce more bass then the single driver R101.2) The R101 is not lean in the upper... 
Review on the Rockna Audio Wavelight Pre/DAC just went up on Stereo Times
Hey tonnesen & rja,1) If your system is single ended and you don’t have any desire to eliminate your preamplifier, then the Audio Mirror DAC saves you a lot of money and still competes regarding it’s overall sonic performance.2) I have heard t... 
Review on Coda Technologies 16 Amplifier went live today
Last night had a fellow music lover who owns a wonderful all tube based system come over with his music selections to hear the Coda #16.0 being driven by the Coda 07.x preamplifier.He was totally amazed by the system's tonality/colors, how much "m... 
Threshold Fet Ten/HL compared to Fet Ten/e or more recents Pass Labs preamps
I have had all the Threshold preamplifiers, I collect them in-house, and also Pass Labs because I professionally have reviewed them. Shoot me an Email and I'll be happy to discuss with you. 
yet another tube preamp recommendation thread
Hey avanti 1960,I’m just about ready to start my review on the AricAudio Mother Lode II for the Stereo Times website. I have had it in-house for the last two months and have tried it with many different front ends, along with both tube based and s... 
Review on the Rockna Audio Wavelight Pre/DAC just went up on Stereo Times
Hey Rixthetrick,Yes, I'm using the Ground Master device with the PSM 156 conditioner and to quote myself from my review it produced "Audio Alchemy" in my system. The change was not subtle, but a qualitative shift in spatial dimensions, utter trans... 
Review on the Rockna Audio Wavelight Pre/DAC just went up on Stereo Times
Hey redwoodaudio,If you are shopping for a pure DAC, not a streamer with a DAC, and your budget is around 5K, the Wavelight is sonicly right there with all the other top rated DACs. Can't comment on its level of performance through the USB input, ...