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Florida 2019: Doshi Audio, Joseph Audio, and Cardas

By | February 24th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , |

The last few shows, I’ve been gushing over the pairing of Jeff Joseph’s (Joseph Audio) speakers and Nick Doshi’s (Doshi Audio) electronics with wiring by Josh and Angela Cardas (Cardas Audio).  Much of this has been with Jeff’s sublime Perspective speakers.  But at the Florida show, Jeff brought out the $7,700 a pair Pulsar two-way monitors.  Well, so much for bass.

…or so one would think.  And one would be wrong.  This system sounded full range except for the lowest-most registers.… Read the full article

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CAF 2018: Arion Audio, LAMM, Aqua Acoustics and Can You Keep a Secret?

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“I can’t tell you that much about the drivers—I still have two patents pending.”

It was clear from first glance that the Apollo Speaker System from Arion Audio wasn’t using your typical woofers, tweeters or panels to make impressive sounds at the 2018 Capital Audio Fest. These tall, substantial towers were fitted with a vertical array of drivers that looked more like a bank of EMIT tweeters from some massive old pair of Infinity IRS Betas. The addition of a small pair of subs on either side of the two main towers nearly completed that illusion of, in Warren Harding’s words, “normalcy.”

The Arion Audio speakers, however, are far from ordinary.… Read the full article

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