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Our Latest Guides

How To Ground A Turntable

Before grounding a turntable, be sure the turntable and amplifier are both turned off. You can avoid all destructive noises and numerous dangerous incidents caused by …
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How To Test A Subwoofer

To test a subwoofer, check the resistance of the voice coil with a multimeter. The subwoofer’s functionality is determined on the state of the voice …
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Our Latest Reviews

Wharfedale Chevin XP2

The year is 1978. The Bee Gees, as well as other acts like Tavares and Yvonne Elliman who appeared in Robert Stigwood’s magnum opus film …
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Wharfedale E70 Review

There were never that many fantastic loudspeakers in the 1970s. Speakers were increasingly complicated and power-hungry, possibly because the wisdom of the day was that …
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Sony CDP-557ESD Review

Do you remember when CD players were a new thing? The early Philips-based machines employed 14-bit, four-fold oversampling, while the original Japanese devices used 16-bits. The …
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Sony CDP-911 Review

It’s often argued that the 1960s didn’t begin until the middle of the decade, and that they didn’t end until the mid-1970s… Perhaps you might …
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Sony CDP-X33ES Review

The decade of the 1990s would be remembered as the decade in which Compact Disc finally matured. Whereas CD players in the 1980s were often …
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Aiwa Micro System Review

Rewind to 1978 and recall the Toshiba Aurex System 15. The first of its kind, it was an exceedingly compact yet superbly built ‘mini component’ …
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