Phono cartridge

Like previous ADC cartridges, ADC's TRX "Zero Resonance" phono cartridges, of which the TRX-3 is the top model, all employ the induced-magnet principle of operation. While usually classified...
ADC TRX-3
Speaker System

The design of conventional loudspeaker diaphragms (cones or domes) has always been a series of compromises. The ideal diaphragm must strike the proper balance between lightness, stiffness,...
EPI T/E 320
Integrated Amplifier

Luxman's top-of-the-line integrated amplifier, the L-430, is rated to deliver 100 watts per channel into 8-ohm loads with no more than 0.018 percent total harmonic distortion from 20...
Luxman L-430
Cassette Deck

The Akai GX-R99 cassette deck boasts as many attractive and truly useful features as any tape unit to come our way in some time. Capable of bidirectional autoreverse recording and playback,...
Akai GX-R99
Speaker System

The Bose 901 series speakers, which have been manufactured since 1968, probably qualify as having the longest tenure of any currently made hi-fi product. Although they have undergone...
Bose 901 series V
Power Amplifier

Designing an amplifier that is relatively compact, lightweight, and inexpensive but can deliver large amounts of "clean" power is an engineering problem that calls for innovative solutions....
Soundcraftsmen PCR800
CD-player

Although the PC-V1000 digital Compact Disc player is Sansui's first, its performance, features, circuit design, price, and date of introduction make it more of a "second-generation"...
Sansui PC-V1000
Stereo Receiver

Onkyo's TX-35 AM/FM stereo receiver is what in the movie or record business is called a "sleeper." It is rated to deliver 45 watts per channel (into 8-ohm loads, no more than 0.04 per...
Onkyo TX-35
CD-player

Kenwood's second-generation digital Compact Disc player, the DP-1100B, offers an impressive array of performance and operating features in a low-profile package. It comes with a compact,...
Kenwood DP-1100B
Stereo Receiver

The Proton 930 stereo receiver combines a high-performance FM tuner section designed by Larry Schotz with an amplifier capable of driving load impedances as low as 2 ohms at high power...
Proton 930
Turntable

Harman Kardon's Model T60 is a single-play, two-speed, semiautomatic turntable whose heavy (4-pound) die-cast aluminum-alloy platter is belt-driven by a servo-controlled, quartz-locked...
Harman Kardon T60
Cassette Deck

Denon, a division of Nippon Columbia, is probably best known to audiophiles in the U.S. for its high-quality turntables and digitally mastered LP's and Compact Discs. The company is...
Denon DR-M44