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Letters to the editor: KEF LSX, Mac Mini & music

By | November 3rd, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , |

“John — watching your LSX video, I had a eureka moment!  Some background, very briefly…  For years, I’ve been frustrated about the lack of Roon connectivity for the Naim Mu-so, which I use as a second sound system outside of my main lounge area.  Watching this video, I realized that I can use the same Chromecast hack with the Mu-so, which has both the optical in and the charging port!  

There has been lots of forum chatter about the lack of Roon on the Mu-so line, so maybe other readers will benefit from this insight. Read the full article

LA Audio Show 2017: Nothing baffling about performance of Emerald Physics speakers

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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EP-2.8 loudspeakers.

There always are a number of mini-trends going on at any one time in the high-end. Lately, some of those have includes tape decks, vibration-control devices and integrated amps.

Among speaker manufacturers, the open-baffle concept has been on the rise. Having one or more drivers operating without being sealed in a box is hardly a new idea. But, most of the items mentioned above have long histories as well.

Some early loudspeakers used this basic design. Today’s engineers, however, are thinking up new ways to implement it.… Read the full article

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The Aurender N100H and The Well-Rumored Death of the Mac mini

By | March 7th, 2016|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , |

“Help!”

—The Beatles

In memory of Lee Weiland, the man who introduced me to the concept of a digital music server and whose Locus Design cables I still use

All my audiophile friends have NAS clusters. There’s tremendous peer pressure for me to have one, too, and I tried an inexpensive one to see how I liked it, but I didn’t. I don’t really need centralized storage in a one-bedroom apartment even though I have three Macs, two iPads, and an iPhone.… Read the full article

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