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There is no more emotional topic with audiophiles than the sonic characteristics of

vinyl

. Audiophiles go to the most over-the-top extremes to get the most from their collection of vinyl records. They spend anywhere from hundreds of dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars on turntables that can deliver the most magical of sound. Critics say that vinyl has a high signal to noise ratio and limited dynamics compared to Compact Discs but it's hard to argue that the analog sound is alluring, sexy and compelling. Vinyl also is the format that, by far, the most audiophile records are released on. 180 gram and 200 gram

analog

records provide a fantastic musical experience.
Brent Butterworth considers a recent study that examines the terms we use in audio evaluations. Read more
 

Physical Media Is Dead?

Paul Wilson ponders his persistent devotion to physical media. Read more
 
Roger Skoff takes another look at audio perfection. Read more
 
Steven Stone updates AR readers about the complications of moving with a world-class A/V system. Read more
 
Paul Wilson wonders if the recent trend toward "lifestyle" audio products is a good thing. Read more
 

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