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GoldenEar ONE-R

The latest from GoldenEar is the Triton ONE-R, and the “R” stands for REFERENCE. Yes, the ONE has been upgraded in every way: New tweeter, new smaller bass/midranges, new crossover, new wiring, more subwoofer amp power, more cabinet bracing, and … Continue reading

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The Absolute Sound reviews Music Hall’s MMF 7.3.

It turned out to be as much a review of three cartridges as a turntable review. But back to the 7.3 The MMF 7.3 retail price is $1395 without cartridge: add $200 to get Ortofon’s $440 2M Bronze cartridge. Call for my price. The 7.3 … Continue reading

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Bass, and more bass – LFE outputs and Triton speakers

GoldenEar Triton speaker’s built-in subwoofers can be powered using the speaker posts or LFE (Low Frequency Effects) RCA jacks on their AV receiver. Many assume that the bass should go through the LFE cables. That is the case when you have a … Continue reading

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About MQA – New Tech Hurts My Head

Sometimes my mind hurts when I read about new technology. Old ideas that just had to be true keep being demolished. Even the idea that copies are never as good as the original seems to be dead, dead, dead. Now we … Continue reading

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Anthony Gallo Acoustics has a new owner

News about Gallo Acoustics I got into Gallo Acoustics with their round micro speakers, which were and are pricey but amazingly good. Not just “for the size,” but just plain good. Back in 2003 the Gallo Acoustics Reference 3 tower … Continue reading

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GoldenEar Technology upgrades the Triton Two and Three

Five years ago the Triton Two was GoldenEar Technology’s first speaker, and it was an immediate sensation. The Triton Two stunned audiophile reviewers and listeners with its combination of excellent sound and moderate price, so much so that many reviewers compared it to … Continue reading

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The Absolute Sound reports on WireWorld’s Cable Polygraph

David Salz of WireWorld demonstrated his Cable Polygraph at the Rocky Mountain AudioShow. Here are excerpts from the report:  He (David Salz) then proceeded to play paired comparisons of a direct connection vs. a particular cable, some of them from competitors. … Continue reading

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Deals on 180 gram vinyl LPs

The chain Half Price Books has opened a store near me. Among its offerings are 180 gram vinyl LPs for $13.99. The selections are standards – Take 5, Kind of Blue, etc. What is interesting is that they are not USA labels, but … Continue reading

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It amazes me

How great an incredible variety of audio gear exists across the world. I spend/waste a lot of time on the internet looking at online review magazines, and to me the number of international companies making high-end components is staggering. Clearly there … Continue reading

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CEDIA, Grado e Series , and amplifier power

It’s time for CEDIA The 2014 Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association show is running full steam in Denver as we write this. This year’s new star technology is Dolby’s ATMOS, which puts surround sound overhead. Every manufacturer is getting … Continue reading

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