State of the System

State of the System | Rega Repairs & Triode Lab

I haven’t mentioned it much, but I’ve been fighting my Osiris in the last few weeks. Yes, it’s still a tremendous amplifier and will continue to be my solid state reference. That said, it had developed a 180hz hum (via the speakers) that I haven’t been able to resolve regardless of internet suggested solutions. I […]

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State of the System | Luxman joins the fray

It’s not often these days that I hear (or see) an electronic component whose sound characteristics blow me away on first listen. And when they do, it’s usually a vacuum tube component like the Luxman SQ-N150. Whether or not that says something about solid state components is yet to be determined. I have an appreciation

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State Of The System – Philharmonic Audio, REL, and Audial

It’s been an exciting last month or so. Some would think that an international pandemic (in the form of COVID) would slow down the release of new products, but instead it seems to have had the opposite effect. On the same front, I can easily say that the next few months will be incredibly exciting

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Selah Audio Ritorno in the system

State of the System – Selah Audio Ritorno joins the fray

As I start to get into a cadence of reviewing gear, I thought it’d be nice to post the current “state of the system”. As items enter and leave, I’ll post updates. This serves two great purposes. First, it lets everybody know what’s going on. As I go deeper down the rabbit hole of reviews,

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