Got the itch for a new piece of audio gear? Chances are you’ll visit your local hi-fi dealer for a demo. Will you take your measurement kit with you? Most dealers would tell you to take a hike. Like me, you probably neither own the hardware to take measurements nor the technical nouse to interpret the results. (And if you did, you’d probably find more satisfaction with another hi-fi publication).
On an in-store blind test to compare A and B, the dealer might be more accommodating…but is such a scenario realistic?… Read the full article