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    Nostalgia Based Speaker Designs - Straddling the thin line between clever and stupid?

    There seems to be a mini-boom in new speaker releases that are based upon 60s-80s nostalgia and in some cases technologies. Wharfedale has just expanded its Denton Heritage Series with a more upscale Linton. JBL's new L 100 Classic revives the egg-crate grill. Klipsch's Heritage series has...
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    More 2019 April Fools

    I like Monoprice's New Compact Cassette Options. One buyer response: Wow! Just Wow! (not to mention flutter). Kef Wants to help you relax. Finally, an evidence based throw pillow!
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    Very Nice Cheap Kit Speakers: HiVi/Swans DIY 2.2A & 3.1

    If you are looking for an interesting way to spend a few winter evenings building kit speakers, I can recommend these. Last year I put together the HiVi 2.2a speaker kit, 2-Way 6.5" Passive Monitor (floor stand) speakers that sound far better than a $220 kit should. If you lack the skills...
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    Choosing Unbalanced RCA Audio Cables for Home Use: What Really Matters? - Shielding & Directionality Questions

    It is not uncommon to find audio path direction arrows on unbalanced RCA cables. Are these always sign posts of a snake oil design, or are there practical/scientific considerations? This topic of direction indicators on RCA cables has been discussed several times on this forum including in...
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    What are the best settings for digital sources and DACS with volume controls?

    Sorry for the lengthy post but I have a long question. I listen to several sources in which there are multiple components with volume control in the chain. My question, does where I control the volume impact measured or audible fidelity? For example: I Use the Optical Digital Out on my...
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