Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Speaker Spotter – September 30th, 2015

It’s back! Another installment in this occasional series, “The Speaker Spotter”, picking out the most interesting speakers available on my local Craigslist. Today’s Speaker Spotter focuses on bookshelf speakers for the best sound possible in a small package. As always, … Continue reading

Posted in Audio, Collections, Commentary, Hi-Fi, Speakers | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Check Out LED Filament Light Bulbs: Classic Styling Meets High Efficiency

I’ve been using CFL bulbs in most of my light fixtures for a number of years. They’re a pretty solid, mature technology by now and have a ton of benefits over classic incandescent and even “eco-friendly” halogen bulbs. Where a … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Electronics, Gadgets | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Sherwood S3000-V Stereo FM Tuner Repair

From the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: This Sherwood FM Stereo tuner came into the shop recently. It’s owner successfully completed a re-cap of the unit, but the specialized tools for performing an accurate FM Stereo alignment are beyond the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Vintage Documentary: How Stereo Turntables Work

Documentary Tube on YouTube has digitized an excellent early video documentary discussing the newest hi-fi invention of the time: stereo! In this 4-minute video, the narrator compares mono with stereo recordings on vinyl. Worth checking out!

Posted in Audio, Commentary, Electronics, Hi-Fi, Vintage | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment