A look inside Cardas Audio
Audio cables can be a contentious topic. I come from the perspective of someone who experienced HiFi from the mid-70's starting in junior high and up through high school and into college ... about 1975 through 1983 just felt like the sweet spot for me, both in music...
Tips for creating your home vinyl listening room
Vintage HiFi Nut was asked for tips on speaker placement when setting up a vinyl listening room in your home. Here is that article in full. Enjoy! It seems like everything that was once vintage eventually becomes trendy again. But those who know vinyl records will be...
Project AR XA
One of HiFi's most important turntables hit the market in 1961. Acoustic Research launched it's new belt-driven XA, designed by Edgar Villchur. There was nothing like it at the time. The Absolute Sound considers the AR XA one of the ten most important turntables of...
HiFi Reborn Series
The main focus of my business is using my woodworking and metal fabrication skills to rebuild turntables, restore speakers and fabricate custom side panels for tape decks and components to dress them up. I have decided to highlight some of the work I am doing — and...
Stylus Return on Investment
What is your Stylus ROI, and does it matter? Return on Investment (ROI) is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment and tries to directly measure the amount of return on a particular investment, relative to it's cost.* This may seem an...
Album covers are one of the reasons vinyl is still popular today. I'd go as far to say that without vinyl LPs and cover art, classic rock would not be what it is today and going to the record tape store wouldn't be so much fun. We can thank the founders of Hipgnosis...
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