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ISSUE 53 january/february 2011





von schweikert audio



Our Readers Respond… and We Respond Right Back!



The Neoteric Listener... and the KingRex UD-01 Pro USB DAC and USB Cables from Wireworld, Nordost, and Furutech
by Dean Seislove

Audio Ramblings - AC Cords from Locus Design, Kaplan Audio, Dynamic Design, and the Bybee Wire AC Power Purifier v 2
by Dave Clark

The Headphone/Headphone Amp Roundup: A Humorous Pavin
by Andy Schaub




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Radio Free Chip: The Passing of Life and Time... and the Bel Canto REF500m and the Rogue Audio M-180 amplifiers

The Classical Divide: Absolute versus Program Music
by Teresa Goodwin

Building a Digital Music Server, Epilog Part 1, Three Digital-to-Digital Converters: What Hath Humankind Wrought?
by Andy Schaub

Intro Part Two: True Factoring
by Dan Dzuban

Proof That the Age of Chivalry is Not Dead and That Alchemy Works: The Rega DAC
by Andy Schaub

The Upgrade Company - Taking my Marantz PM15S1 Integrated Amplifier and SA15S2 SACD to a Whole Another Level
by Francisco Duran



Anedio D1 DAC and A1 Amplifier
as reviewed by Victor Chavira

Grado Labs GR-10 In-Ear Series Headphones
as reviewed by Robert H. Levi

Luminous Audio Mega Power Lynx AC Power Cord
as reviewed by Michael Wechsberg

Arte Forma I-150 Integrated Amplifier
as reviewed by Kent Johnson




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Digital Systems & Solutions UltraBit Platinum-Plus™ Disc Treatment
as reviewed by Greg Weaver

Anedio A1 Amplifier
as reviewed by Michael Wechsberg

Kubala-Sosna Elation! Line of Cables
as reviewed by Marshall Nack

Marantz SA8004 SACD Player
as reviewed by Ed Kobesky

Sjofn HiFi The Clue Loudspeakers
as reviewed by Kent Johnson

Anedio D1 DAC
as reviewed by Michael Wechsberg

AKG K702 Headphones
as reviewed by John Acton

Mystere ca11 Preamplifier
as reviewed by Robert H. Levi

Sophia Electric Model 91-01 300B SET Amplifiers
as reviewed by Jeff Day

Kubala-Sosna Elation! S/PDIF Digital Cable
as reviewed by Marshall Nack

Audio Magic Ground Disruptor Blue Dot and the Pulse Gen ZX
as reviewed by John Hoffman

Cary Audio CD-500 CD Player
as reviewed by Robert H. Levi

Cambridge Audio DACMagic DAC
as reviewed by Dan Dzuban

E.A.R 868 Preamplifier
as reviewed by Adam Goldfine

Cary Audio Xciter Integrated Tube Headphone Amplifier (with some minor capacitor upgrades designed by Moon-Audio for Cary)
as reviewed by Jeff Parks

Magnepan 1.7 Loudspeakers (with a bit of help from the Bryston 4BSST2)
as reviewed by John Zurek



Steve Hoffman on the New Release of the Nat King Cole SACD/45 RPM LP series CARRIED OVER
by David Robinson

David Chesky - On himself, Chesky Records, HDTracks, and the Future of the Music Biz as He Sees It CARRIED OVER
by David Robinson



CES 2011 - We Came, We Saw, We Left
by Dave and Carol Clark

High resolution digital and analog music at T.H.E. Show and CES 2011
by Teresa Goodwin

CES 2011
by Robert Learner

CES 2011 Show Report
by Roger Gordon

CES 2011: Sights and Sounds of the Season, Part 1: Decking the Halls
by Myles B. Astor

Part 2 of My CES 2011 Report, with the Same Caveat as Part 1 to the Coverage
by Robert Learner

CES and T.H.E. Show 2011 - Lite!
by Greg Weaver


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MA Recordings High Resolution Audio Data DVD discs
by Teresa Goodwin

G. Love (featuring the Avett Brothers), Fixin' to Die
by Michael Mercer

Notes of an Amateur: Beamish, Beethoven, and Goerne's Schubert Cycle
by Bob Neill

Nada Raga, Henry Flynt
by Albert Grantowski

Notes of an Amateur - Favorite Classical CD’s for 2010
by Bob Neill

The Future Is Here… Audio Still Rules
by Karl Lozier

Notes of an Amateur: David Matthews; Music@Menlo 2010; Carl Nielsen's Symphonies
by Bob Neill

Fozzy, The VIP Experience
by Carol Clark

Radiohead, King of Limbs
by Michael Mercer




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