Les Bordelon has been an audio enthusiast ever since he was age 16. He has been involved as a DIY audiophile and amateur designer and builder. He has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering graduating from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1970. He spent over 36 years working for the US Air Force in the Aerospace business as a designer, engineering manager, and senior executive for space, aircraft, and ground systems. He retired in 2006 from his last aerospace job as the Executive Director of the US Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards AFB, California, testing major military aerospace systems. Les continues as an independent systems engineering consultant for the US Department of Defense, NASA, and NATO and is currently chairing an international science and technology panel for NATO. However, Les’ primary passion remains in audio. With his retirement, he has been able to rekindle this passion for both the music and the hardware. Besides continuing to update his own system, he is now offering custom systems and components for those interested in the state of the art in audio. His current focus is on designing and building custom FET based electronics and systems with recent efforts addressing digital to analog converters, phono and line amplifiers, and power amplifiers. His is also dabbling in electrostatic speaker systems.
Les Bordelon has been building renowned designer and author Erno Borbely's designs for many years. Using his accumulated experience and knowledge he now, in cooperation with Erno, embarked on...