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Analog source and analog related accessories
 Turntables (8)
 Tonearms (9)
 Cartridges (14)
 Analog set-up (5)
 Accessories (2)
 Phonostages (18)
 Step-up transformers (1)
 Tuners (6)
 Tape machines (2)
Digital source and digital related tools
 Transports-Players (17)
 D-A Processors (18)
 Recorders, A-D Processors (14)
Line-level and power electronics
 Line-level Amplifier (13)
 Power Amplifier (49)
 Crossovers (7)
 Vacuum tubes (58)
Acoustic system and listening room
 Horn loaded (160)
 Boxed (34)
 Opened baffle (8)
 Speakers setup (27)
 A new 'chic' foolishness about mono systems
 About DSET-driven multi-way acoustic system maintenance assessment.
 About HF Binaurallism
 About speakers Imbedded Macro-Positioning.
 Be careful: Imaging vs. Compression
 Experiences with DEQ
 First Order on Bass channels: Designed for Sound
 From psychoacoustical point of view
 How to "flood" the crossover point
 Macondo and not only Macondo positioning
 Measuring distance in decibels.
 Phantom pain of speaker placement
 Prerequisites for making audio.
 Prototyping crossovers.
 Some deeper analyses of the subject
 Something that a loudspeaker must have.
 Speakers positioning and listening objectives
 The “dead points of live sound”
 The art of ULF volume adjustment.
 The contra-compression tool – the Injection Channel.
 The nature of "soundstage" in audio.
 The nature of "soundstage" in audio.
 Time Alignment : Live Performances vs Audio
 Tweeters: the most misused elements.
 Upper Bass Horn Setup
 Use absolute polarity as an early speakers test.
 Wisdom of making a good frame for horns
 Listening Rooms (17)
 About bass horns by Johan Dreyer
 About speakers Imbedded Macro-Positioning.
 About the Ultra Low Frequency resonators...
 Bass Horn vs. Sealed Enclosures.
 Can a bad floor be cured by gain/power?
 Do not over-damped your rooms and particularly….
 Do not reproduce extreme frequencies.
 Don't evaluate audio by sound of "live" music.
 Fundamentals vs. Injection Channels.
 Midbass Horns and Real Estate.
 More about the EdgarHorn Bass
 Suggested target curves and setup techniques for Pro Audio Digital Equalisers....
 The “dead points of live sound”
 The art of ULF volume adjustment.
 Tweeters: the most misused elements.
 Use absolute polarity as an early speakers test.
 What does make a playback to stop?
Secondary audio devises and trivial Gizmos
 Cables (7)
 Power lines and supplies (10)
Listening Practice
 Evaluation methods (70)
 “How audio might sound”
 +1dB effect form basshorn.
 A new 'chic' foolishness about mono systems
 About a "consciousness of a playback system"
 About Darwinism of Music and audio assessments.
 About DSET-driven multi-way acoustic system maintenance assessment.
 About my listening habits.
 About Stupid Dynamic
 About the “beauty” of digital crossovers.
 About the Audio Neutrality.
 About the mysery of audio DIY enthusiasm
 About the tweeters phase alignment.
 About TTH characteristic in Audio
 About vowelness and bubbleness of Sound
 Absolutely Transparent Stage and Audio Events
 An important thing about listening practice
 Are You On the Road to Audio Hell?
 Audio and Music: four levels of unity and separation or…
 Audio critique – open your mind!
 Audio must not use none-presentational evidences
 Color Theory 101
 Critique audio performance before acquire a new element.
 DBT - a signature of listening ignorance
 Deficiency of a sensible attitude in playback.
 Do not “compare” audio equipment.
 Do not pursue full-range without being ready.
 Don't evaluate audio by sound of "live" music.
 Further guidelines for Audio Neutrality...
 Goals of audio
 Here is where the key of High End
 High End Audio and musical content.
 How to build the best audio payback
 How to evaluate playback... or the Six-Leveled-Listening Benefits™
 I would shade some light about “abstract audio”
 Immediate Gratification by Surrogate Sonic Effects
 It is imposable to “hear distortions”.
 Learn to listen your listening rooms
 Macondo and not only Macondo positioning
 Matching audio to music: false
 Melquiades: too early for a verdict?
 My Audio Reviewing agenda.
 My old Fi-Hi gear associations...
 Naturally suck-sounding playback or Karaoke Playback Assessment
 Out-impedance and "bass"
 Playback evaluations made easy.
 Position your speakers anal-retentively.
 SET and speakers: disregard Volume
 Some explanations about "Engineering of Audio"
 Soundstage vs. spatial reconstruction via Soundstage’s inner-dynamic.
 Speakers: a hi-fi disaster.
 The “absolute tone” in drivers
 The “Implied Sound” in Audio.
 The “Inverted High End” ™
 The Active High Frequency Solution - AHFS
 The best audio system: my secrets are partially out.
 The corrupted listening culture.
 The nature of "soundstage" in audio.
 The realty of UHF and LF relation
 The Sound and How We Hear It
 The sound that could not be "sold".
 The trade show listening rules.
 The unintended consequences of the binaural things in Hi-Fi.
 Time Alignment : Live Performances vs Audio
 Upper-Sound of Upper-Importance
 Use absolute polarity as an early speakers test.
 Verify that you sources do not underperform.
 What does make a playback to stop?
 What you loose about tweeters...
 Why I hate the “Japanese Sound”
 You should expect to hear just the music
 Collection Organization (5)

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