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Redcloud – PS Audio's New DirectStream Operating System

By | December 17th, 2017|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , , |

All components in BOLD are loaned; all components in standard face are owned by me.

Main System

LOUDSPEAKERS

Von Schweikert Audio VR-35 Export Deluxe,  REL Strata III Subwoofer       

ELECTRONICS

Pass Labs XA30.8 Class A Stereo Amplifier, “Fugly F4” DIY First Watt F4 Impedance Converting Amplifier (Thanks DIY Audio!), Homebrew Basic  David Slagle AVC Autoformer passive volume control, First Watt F7 Power Amplifier, Pass Labs INT-60 Integrated Amplifier

SOURCES

Analog: Music Hall MMF-9 Turntable with Project Carbon 9c Arm modified with with Cardas Litz phono wire and Expressimo Audio’s Half Moon Heavyweight Counterweight, Lyra Delos MC Cartridge,  Goldring Maestro MC Cartridge, George Wright WPP100C phono-stage and WP100 Sowter Step-up Transformer, Pass Labs XP-15

Digital: PS Audio DirectStream Junior, Sony DVP-S7700ES DVD player.… Read the full article

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Triode Wire Labs' Cables: A Looming Star

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Triode Wire Labs Cables

Triode Wire Labs’ Cables Come to the Tune Saloon!

All right, you caught me. Triode Wire Labs is already a Star. Their products have been favorably reviewed by numerous respected audio publications, including several appearing in the cyber-pages of Positive Feedback. I never expected to write about them too, but it seemed that every time I attended an audio show, terrific sounding systems like Volti/Border Patrol, and Vinnie Rossi/Harbeth, were using Triode Wire Labs products. After AXPONA 2017, I simply surrendered to the inevitable and requested a complete cable “loom” to evaluate.… Read the full article

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