While one subwoofer can be enough to enjoy music on a stereo system or a movie in surround sound, two subwoofers have always been required for serious Hi-Fi reproduction of stereo music.

One is not enough 

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The reason for this is there are phase differences between the left and right speakers. They are critical to proper music reproduction in stereo recordings. These phase differences allow the mixing engineer to place instruments within the sound stage. For example the drummer moves to the back while the lead singer comes up front.… ›› READ MORE

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Join us on Thursday, May 24th, from 6-9pm for an evening of fun and listening.

We will be joined by industry legends Rich Maez from Boulder Amplifiers, Chris Morris from Chord Electronics, and Mike Marko from Nordost Cables. Enjoy fine music and refreshments and some special hifi stereo product demonstrations.

Mike Marko will be demonstrating Nordost cables as well as their amazing Sort System resonance control and QRT power filtration products. He will be using our reference stereo system, which consists of Boulder 2100 series pre-amp and stereo amplifier driving Rockport Cygnus floor standing speakers.… ›› READ MORE

There’s just something about a tube amplifier that is incredibly wonderful. I could be the lovely orange glow from the power tubes, or the classic retro styling of many tube amplifiers. Maybe it’s the lovely, harmonically rich sound of good tube amps. Whatever lights your fire, tube amps are fantastic, even for those of us who mostly fire up electrons in a solid state. 

I’d like to introduce you to two of the best tube amplifier manufacturers on the planet:  PrimaLuna and Audio Research.… ›› READ MORE

Unless you are one of the precious few who gets to listen to music on large speakers that cost $200,000+, you are missing critical information from your music. In this article I will explain why this information is so critical to the performance of live music and recordings and why adding a REL Subwoofer may be the single best thing you ever do for your hifi stereo system.

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Smart Home Automation

Use Home Automation to turn your house into a Smart Home

If you mention home automation or Smart Home to almost anyone and immediately visions of the Jetsons come to mind.  We may not have flying cars and a conveyor belts to get us dressed in the morning, but home technology has definitely come a long way.  Home automation has grown to focus more on giving comfort and convenience instead of the glitz and glamour.  Much of the available smart home technology is designed to make your life easier while adding a level of safety and security to your home.… ›› READ MORE