Listening Den

SONY VPL-VW870ES 4K SXRD Laser Projector Calibrated by AV DESIGNS! (cont’)

Firstly, I wish to thank James Tan and his team at AV DESIGNS Sdn. Bhd for taking the time, effort and patience to calibrate my SONY laser projector, even though it was not purchase from them…”Mighty generous of them” Secondly, I wish to thank Venkatesh for the SONY software and counsel (to me) to calibrate the projector. The SONY projector …

SPERLING L-1 & T-1 with SOUNDSMITH STRAINGAUGE PHONO…still spell Musical Bliss to me!

For some years I have the SOUNDSMITH STRAINGAUGE PHONO system in my audio set up. I still keep it because I experience certain “rightness” in its musical presentation; tonally balance (but on a slightly leaner side), expansive soundstage, fast, articulate, define,… On the SPERLING L-1 Turntable and T-1 Tonearm, which contributed some lower frequency foundation, stability, soundstage depth, ultra quietness …

Tube Amp sings with FALCON GOLD BADGE LS3/5A!

I have been listening to my 28 years old CONRAD JOHNSON PREMIER 11A Tube Amplifier pairing my FALCON GOLD BADGE LS3/5a, and am impressed with their seductive and kind of alluring sound characteristics/ coloration. Of course the FALCON GOLD BADGE LS3/5a can’t portray the fundamental sound quality of a Behemoth Loudspeaker such as my GRYPHON KODO; energy, power, attack, transient, …