Category: Inside Trade

  • Why is audio equipment so expensive?

    There is a perception that audio equipment is overpriced. Specifically, a ‘designer-label’ effect is suspected: that high-end brands conferring status to the owner have massively inflated price tags for no reason other than to confer status to the owner.

  • HeadFi Show 2015

    First time at the HeadFi Show: toting stock and modified LP12s and a host of DACs and amplifiers: amazingly, no computers. Obviously an Aurender S10. A roster of headphones were scrabbled together at the eleventh hour: Grado SR125i, SR325i and PS1000 demonstrators arrived just in the nick of time (Friday for Saturday), coincident with the […]