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Bakoon AMP-41 Review | An Open Window

By | September 30th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , |

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The Bakoon Amp-41 integrated amplifier was a mystery to me. As in “no preconceived notions” whatsoever.  Sometimes, we get to evaluate gear that has been reviewed to death by the major players, talked about incessantly in the back corridors of the audio chatrooms, and the like.  It’s fun, but like it or not, I feel like I know more than I want to about the product before I ever get to hear it for myself.  My initial thought when Scot Hull handed me this amp was something like “Bakoon? … Read the full article

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Mini-Review: Zu Audio Dirty Weekend Omen Version II

By | July 29th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , |

by John Richardson

Sometimes just reading the news here at PTA gets me into trouble. Like last March, when I happened upon a blurb about Zu Audio’s Dirty Weekend event, where a stripped down version of the company’s popular budget floorstander, the Omen, is offered at a ridiculously low price to entice folks interested in the Zu speaker line through the door.

OK, I’m a sucker, and I took the bait.

Not that I really needed to be enticed, as I’d spent a good bit of time with Zu’s more sophisticated and upscale Druid, Mark V model.… Read the full article

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