Category Archives: Audiophile Sound


The Three Best Power Cords for Audiophile Sound

After selecting the right speaker for your room and picking good components to deliver optimum sound quality there are still four often overlooked items—connecting cables–that can make a big improvement on the sound performance of a mid-level audio system.  They are the power cords, analog


Apple’s New AirPods Are Not Audiophile Quality But Work Great

Don’t expect audiophile sound quality from the new Apple wireless earbuds, officially called AirPods.  However, they are extremely comfortable and the technology behind the new earphones are impressive. When Apple announced that it was eliminating the headphone jack from its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, there

DirectStream Memory Player

Direct Stream Memory Player Is a Game-Changer

Always count on PS Audio to do it first and do it better than anyone else.  The DirectStream Memory Player allows the high resolution layer of an SACD to play back through a DAC.  For audiophiles with the best DAC’s, the SACD is finally free

AudioQuest JitterBug

UpTone Audio USB REGEN vs. AudioQuest JitterBug

People have started to figure out that the reason digital music does not sound as good as vinyl has less to do with the studio mix burned digitally as 1’s and 0’s, and more to do with the “timing” of the playback of those 1’s

Audiophiles Gather at AXPONA in Chicago

Audiophiles Gather at AXPONA in Chicago

AXPONA (Audio Expo North America), the high-end consumer audio show held last weekend at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Il, is one of the best events of the year for audiophiles. While this is only one of about a dozen national high end audio shows,

Grounding Block

Synergistic Research Grounding Block

Synergistic Research has become a market leader of innovative audiophile products.  While teaks of all kinds find no shortage of skeptics, the Grounding Block from Synergistic Research is a tweak based on solid science and it works. It has always been known that a well-grounded

Ethernet EMI Filter

Ethernet EMI Filter for Better Digital Audio

DJM electronics has made the first Ethernet noise filter that might be helpful for an audio signal.  It is called the GigaFOILv3 Ethernet Filter and it is currently priced at $1,000.   It is commonly accepted that EMI causes Noise in power cables.  When that