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The Absolute Sound      August 2022

 

The Absolute Sound August 2022

 

  The Absolute Sound is the world's preeminent source of expert product reviews, features, and commentary on high-performance audio. Since 1973, TAS has set the standard for quality audio and music journalism, helping to shape the industry and guiding audio enthusiasts and music lovers to components and recordings that faithfully reproduce the sounds one might hear in a good concert hall. The Absolute Sound's editors and reviewers, many of whom have been writing about music and high fidelity for better than three decades, bring unparalleled enthusiasm, expertise, and insight to the magazine's readers.

 

Editorial
8 From The Editor: A Beautiful Bouquet
Robert Harley on why there are so many different
types of loudspeakers — and why that's a good thing.
Editorial By Robert Harley

 

Cover Story
The Absolute Sound's Ultimate Directory
To High-End Loudspeakers And Cables 2022
138 Companies Spanning 1500 Products
And More Than 10,000 Specs!

 

11 On The Horizon
A sneak preview of the hottest new
speakers and cables coming your way.

 

22 A World-Class Listening Room
Robert Harley listens to Magnepan
MG30.7s in a room that was built (like
his own) using the IsoWall technique,
developed by Art Noxon of Acoustic
Sciences Corporation (ASC), and
Acoustic Geometry products. The
results? Fabulous sound.

 

29 The Five Rules of Loudspeaker Placement
Before spending money on upgrading
components or acoustic treatments, be
sure you've realized your system's potential
with correct loudspeaker placement.
Robert Harley tells you how.

 

33 AC Power Conditioners And AC Power Cords
Robert Harley explains how better AC
cords, in conjunction with a well-designed
AC power conditioner, can
dramatically improve the sound quality
of any hi-fi system.

 

The Absolute Sound August 2022

 

37 Power Conditioning Roundtable
Four of the world's top power-conditioning
designers from Audience,
Shunyata Research, AudioQuest, and
IsoTek discuss their craft with JV.

 

53 Loudspeaker Directory
Specs and pricing on more than
950 models from 104
manufacturers.

 

141 Guide To Subwoofer Specifications
Know what subwoofer specs
mean before you go shopping.

 

142 Subwoofer Directory
Specs and pricing on more than 150
models from 40 manufacturers.

 

152 Cable Directory
Specs and pricing on more than 400
speaker cables and interconnects from 34
top manufacturers.

 

192 The Greatest Bargains In Integrated Systems,
Loudspeakers, And Subwoofers
The TAS editorial staff picks the integrated
systems, speakers, and subs that
deliver the biggest bang for the buck,
from $749 to $84,500.

 

 

 

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