Analog

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.

Transverse or Radial Tonearm – Which One to Use?

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Roger Skoff writes Part 12 of the “Dragging a Rock” series about analog audio…

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 11

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Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros......

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 10

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Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros......

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 7

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Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros…

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 6

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Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros......

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 5

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Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros......

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 4

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Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 3

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Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros......

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 2

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: Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros......

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Dragging a Rock across Plastic to Make Music, Part 2

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: Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros…

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How to Drag a Rock Across Plastic and Make Music – Part 1

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Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros...

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Speakers and Phono Cartridges, Oh My!

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Roger Skoff writes about hi-fi in simpler times...

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How Do You Arrange Your LPs and CDs?

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Steven Stone looks at ways to arrange all your physical media…

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Hi-Fi Shopping for Value Part 14: Should You Buy It Used?

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Roger Skoff writes about making big improvements for little money......

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Isolation for Analog Audio Components

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Does your turntable have adequate protection? ...

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Sometimes It’s Hard to Find New Vinyl

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Paul Wilson looks his troubles in finding new LP’s to play…

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Sometimes It’s Hard to Find New Vinyl

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Paul Wilson looks his troubles in finding new LP's to play......

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Have Liner Notes Become Ancient History?

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Steven Stone tries to find who did what on a recording......

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Spinning or Scrolling — The Unspoken Convenience of Vinyl

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Allen Farmelo argues that the appeal of vinyl in the digital age is its elegant convenience…

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Why I Like Vinyl Records

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Steven Stone looks at what LPs do MUCH better than digital......

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