Back in the days of '78, some people would use cactus needles rather than steel in their Victrolas to reduce record wear. Now a New York high-end cartridge manufacturer has ripped a page from that book, making exotic cartridges for audiophiles that use a cactus needle as the cantilever.
The Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver has delivered its usual array of outrageous audio gear, but this shockingly priced turntable would have to go pretty high on anyone's list.
We love crazy audiophile gear at Dvice, and few audio products are as crazy as Jack Woo's Brooklyn NY built tube amps made just for driving headphones. Now Jack has topped himself, with his 234 mono amps, which are designed to make even the most difficult to drive headphones sing.
A lot of audiophiles love flat panel speakers, but good luck getting your significant other to accept a couple of huge monoliths sitting in the living room. Now one of America's oldest high-end speaker companies has a solution.
These days if you want to buy a dedicated personal music player, you're pretty stuck with just one choice, the iPod Classic. After all, what are you going to get, a Zune?
How much would you pay to close your eyes? Sounds like a ridiculous question, but for audiophiles, it looks like the answer is about $45. The Musicmask may look like a pair of sunglasses, but they are completely opaque, blocking all light an essentially making you blind.
I guess I figured the president of a major global power would be too busy planning world domination to be fooling around with audio gear, but a recent photo shoot of Russian president Medvedev at a breakfast meeting with Vladimir Putin, shows that he has some pretty serious gear in his office system.
Ultra high efficiency horn speakers are prized by some audiophiles for their ability to make a ten watt tube amplifier sound like 100 watts, but most tend to use conventional woofers, because a horn loaded woofer needs to be ridiculously...
S1 Audio's BudBud MP3 headphones make sharing one iPod a lot easier — or any MP3 player. That's because each set of ear buds comes with a second pair of piggy-backed buds built right in. No need to uncomfortably...
We know that some audiophiles are willing to pay way too much for the AC cords that power up their gear, but all of that super pure power might go to waste if the final inch went through a...