Mar 29, 2020
My relatively new toy is a Boulder 1008 phono preamp. It’s a solid state unit with two balanced inputs and two balanced outputs. I’ve installed an XLR junction box on my turntable to facilitate the use of balanced interconnects from the turntable to the phono preamp.
Mar 29, 2020
Balanced Transformers for Power Conditioning
There are many ways to address the quality of power feeding our equipment. One of our members, Fred S., brought up the idea of balanced power as a solution for cleaning up power.
Mar 26, 2020
Well there’s nothing good about the Corona virus, so let’s make something up to cheer us up a bit. The one good thing for audiophiles is it’s “forcing us” to stay home and listen to music.
Mar 05, 2020
Music Is Love
As a newly inducted member of the SFAS “leadership team”, I want to talk about music. After all, this is what we all pursue with a passion.
Mar 02, 2020
In a search for clean power for my system, I remembered a suggestion from Vince Galbo of MSB Technologies during a wide-ranging discussion about the MSB Analog DAC and the importance of clean power.
Feb 28, 2020
Do your walls, ceiling, or floor thump like a gigantic bass drum? Does your basement ceiling leak movie sound effects into the bedrooms upstairs? Does your studio floor add a mid-range coloration you can’t quite put your finger on?
Feb 24, 2020
As I am new to the board, I would like to take this moment to provide a bit of an introduction. I have been a record collector for as long as I can remember.
Feb 04, 2020
The AC power supplying my system has mostly been an afterthought at least until recently. Sure, I’ve made attempts to improve the quality of the power in my listening room by moving from simple power strips to a Power Plant Premier (an older iteration of the PS Audio regenerator) and then to a Synergistic Research Powercell 10se Mk III.
Jan 27, 2020
As I reflect on Roger’s contributions to the field of audio reproduction it makes me proud to have contributed to several of his projects over the past year.