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Florida 2019: Friday with Paul

By | February 9th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Paul Elliott

Michael Fremer gets the alignment right and cuts the ribbon to open the first Florida Audio Expo!

All the work Alan and his team has now come together and the show opened to the public at 10 am.  A good steady stream of head off to the exhibit rooms.

Tortuga Audio

It’s hard to decide where to start (way too much stress), so I randomly fell into the Tortuga Audio room.  Morten Sissener has and interesting take on an old idea of using LDR (Light Dependent Resistor) for controlling volume. … Read the full article

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Review: Backert Labs Rhythm 1.1

By | March 19th, 2016|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , |

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“Freakin’ awesome!”

I’m tempted to leave it there, but I’m not sure that it really would mean all that much. But, on the off-chance you’re one of those bumper-sticker review enthusiasts, there you go.

The Backert Labs Rhythm 1.1 is a line stage, not a preamplifier (in that it doesn’t include a DAC or a phono pre), but what it is, is the hub of your aspirational audio system. And I say “aspirational” intentionally — this $7,500 component isn’t going to find a home just anywhere, sadly.… Read the full article

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