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Clean up your Power with a PS Audio Power Plant

Whether you should buy a power conditioner or a good surge protector depends on how bad the line power is that feeds your audio system. However, if you have thrown away the power cords that came with your audio components and replaced them with good

Dirty Power Makes Dirty Music

If upgrading power cords makes a significantly noticeable improvement in sound quality, then imagine the improvement that a clean power source could make! There are power conditioners and power re-conditioners that work wonderfully for music. They double as power strips and surge protectors as well.

Upgrade Power Cords for Better Sound (Part 2)

A good power cord makes a big difference in sound quality,  but how good is good enough? Once I picked the Audience Power Cord E for my HiFiMan EF5 amplifier and my HiFiman HE-500 headphone microsystem, I was ready to see whether a more expensive

HD Tracks is the Future of the Music Industry

From record album to tape player to CD and SACD or DVD audio, the future of recorded music is high definition and the future of music playback formats is the digital download. The leader in high definition music downloads is HD Tracks (www.hdtracks.com). For a

Play Back Digital Audio with J. River or Amarra

iTunes was great for small portable digital audio device playback, but if you want to hear digital music that has an analog warmth and quality then you need to download third party software from companies like Amarra for Mac and J.River for Windows. iTunes just

A Headphone Amp Does More Than Blow Your Eardrums

An amplifier just increases the volume and does not affect the quality of the sound coming out of your speakers or headphones, right?  That is what I used to think, but that is WRONG! The thought that headphone amp is not a sound neutral device

For Better Sound Choose Good Headphones

Throw away your earbuds! The single most important thing you can do to improve the quality of your digital sound is to buy a pair of good headphones. The variety of headphones to choose from in every price range is daunting to a first time