Jay Valancy’s unbeatably priced Cambridge Audio EVO 75 All-In-One Player

Aug 10, 2021


As the years go by, I have become more and more attracted to my personally modified version of Occam’s Razor: the simplest way is the best way.

ZEN Stream from iFi Audio, by David Snyder

Jul 30, 2021

David Snyder blogs about his latest price-friendly streamer!

ZEN for Streaming

The Iconoclast SPTPC Speaker Cable Review by Alón

May 16, 2021

You Don’t Know What You’ve Been Missing Until You Hear It

If you’ve been an audiophile for, say, at least a week, you’ve no-doubt read many reports from reviewers about their experience of being shocked,

New Toy – Spiral Groove SG 2.2 by Larry Deniston

Jan 06, 2021

Well, doing as I do, several months ago while enjoying listening to my system, I was also thinking about the next upgrade. Where’s the weak link in the current system?

New Toy, Spatial Audio M5 Sapphire, by Larry Deniston

Jul 25, 2020

Spatial M5 Sapphire Speakers

In looking for the next improvement in my system, I started thinking about speaker upgrades and thinking about open baffle designs. 

New Toy – UpTone Audio’s EtherREGEN, by Albert Dall

Jun 28, 2020

Hello SFAS Board and club members! I hope you all are staying safe and sane during these crazy COVID times.  Happily, the club has adapted to be as active as ever with weekly Happy Hour Zoom meetings,

David Hicks’ New Toy – An Awesome DIY Turntable

Jun 08, 2020

A DIY (with a lot of help) Turntable

I don’t post new toy write-ups very often, if ever, up until now, so I’m going to throw a whole bunch of new toys into this one post.  

New Toy, Soundsmith Sussurro and Blu-Tack, by Kevin Olson

Apr 03, 2020

Greetings. Sorry we are all stuck at home. With all our music and time to listen! Wow!

Just before things changed I bought a new phono cartridge.

New Toy – Boulder 1008, by Larry Deniston

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. 

New Toy – Tripp Lite IS1000HG, by Larry Deniston

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.