Monthly Archives: October 2012

TAA: It’s the DAC, Stupid!

On a whim, I decided to try a CD on our cheapo Panasonic BluRay player. It sounded…better. Much better, as a matter of fact. The bass seemed…extended. The grey veil was…missing. The transients were…impactful. Drum sticks seem to pop right … Continue reading

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TAA: Settling In

Once I got the Maggie 1.6s home and set up, I fired up iTunes on our little Dell Zino. My wife was impressed, but I wasn’t hearing something that I’d heard in the store. I hooked up the Polk 10Bs, … Continue reading

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The Amateur Audiophile

It’s been a long time since I’ve purchased real stereo equipment, but one month ago┬átoday I took a carefully hoarded cache from Craigslist sales to my local hi-fi store to purchase something I’d been wanting for years: a pair of … Continue reading

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