Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Which is better, Toslink digital or S/PDIF?

The Nordost Blue Heaven Balanced Interconnects.  I'm not into the snake oil of cable mystique, but I did hear a difference—though minor—in my system...

Five DACs with Digital Passthrough for under $500

The Octava 1x1 HDMI Audio Converter features both an HDMI passthrough and a Toslink audio out in addition to analog conversion of an HDMI...

THX Tune-Up App is a Must-Have Winner

I previously noted that THX had released its Tune-Up App for iOS devices (Android version coming later in the year) and after testing it...

The Darbeevision Darblet: The Poor Audiophile’s Video Processor?

If you are interested in an extended interview on the Darblet, check out Scott Wilkinson's Home Theater Geek's Podcast here: http://twit.tv/show/home-theater-geeks/135 I'm passionate about my...

HUH? $6,000 for a Blu-ray Player? Budget list please!

OK, Marantz just announced a $6,000 Blu-ray player. Ok, I can understand the difference in quality I'd see between a Pioneer and LG...

Oppo’s BDP-83 Blu-ray player

I've been looking at some low-cost ways to improve my setup. So, I've started investigating Oppo's Blu-ray player, which promises to be a...

Niles 1/8 mono cables arrived

The Niles cables are here. No time to hook them up yet. My impressions:They are really long! 10 feetThey are thinner...

Those Radio Shack 1/8 mono trigger cables

Well, I had my first issue where the trigger stopped working. Sure enough, one of the copper wires had come loose and cut....

Xantech is coming!

OK, I ordered the Xantech model 599 and I'm waiting for it to arrive. I also ordered the Xantech power supply too that...

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