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The Gearhead: Your first tube amplifier

The Gearhead: Your first tube amplifier

A number of brands in the HiFi industry aim to offer hassle-free tube amplifiers at a reasonable cost, often by manufacturing in China and using common OEM chassis and parts. This tends to make products from these different companies' products look l…
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The Hifi Podcast: What Is Input & Output Impedance?

The Hifi Podcast: What Is Input & Output Impedance?

Wrapping your head around audio circuits can be daunting for non-engineers, but it’s not hopeless. There are many important concepts that anyone can learn to help them become a better audiophile. Sometimes you just need the right context and…
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The Gearhead: Material Science and the DeVore Gibbon 3XL

The Gearhead: Material Science and the DeVore Gibbon 3XL

“You don’t see too many speakers made out of bamboo,” my coworker Ian said as he looked closer at the DeVore Fidelity Gibbon 3XL speakers/stands I was testing this morning.He’s right, you don’t. MDF is so widespread in use that the expectation is tha…
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