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Rectifier ringing and snubbers

Author(s): Jones Morgan

Morgan Jones Look inside almost any piece of commercial equipment having a linear power supply and you will find small capacitors across the rectifier diodes. Those...

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Interconnections in Audio

Author(s): Margan Erik

Erik Margan has long realized that a cable is a potential source of trouble interconnecting two other potential sources of trouble. In this article, he explores...

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Oliver Masciarotte – To Serve and Groove

Author(s): Yaniger Stuart

Oliver Masciarotte; To Serve and Groove     Vol 5

Stuart Yaniger

Stuart Yaniger reviewed Oliver Masciarotte's latest writing. The book,...

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Listening to paradoxes

Author(s): Curtis Stan

Most of us agree that the aim of good hi-fi is to re-create the sounds heard in the control room of the studio when the final mix of a piece of music is laid down...

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The Small Speaker challenge

Author(s): Jarlevang Lennart

When the small "bookshelf" loudspeakers became popular some 30 - 40 years ago, they established a new market niche. Stereo setups could now much more easily...

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High Frequency Reverberation for finer sound reproduction

Author(s): Burwen Richard

The development of artificial reverberation in the audio industry has been aimed at duplicating the sound of real rooms, more and more accurately. No one ever...

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A low-noise preamplifier with variable-frequency tone controls

Author(s): Self Douglas

In 1996, Douglas Self published a design for what became known as the Precision Preamplifier, which included a treble/bass tone control with variable turnover...

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The parts bin headphones amplifier

Author(s): Scheepens Rob

In his search for a good sounding headphones amplifier, Rob Scheepens has experimented with, and listened to, several different amplifier topologies. These were all...

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The G Word, or How to Get Your Audio off the Ground

Author(s): Putzeys Bruno

Bruno Putzeys maintains that one of the causes for many, many ground problems in audio is the (subconscious) way of thinking of voltages as being a property of a...

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An Archival Phono Preamplifier

Author(s): Galo Gary

An Archival Phono Preamplifier is a phono preamplifier designed for playback of vintage recordings long-playing, 45- and 78-rpm records made before the RIAA...

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