We'll be the first to admit that reading audio reviews can be a daunting task. Do you find yourself wondering, "What are they talking about?" or "I never heard that --- am I missing something?" Well, we reviewers can be an obtuse bunch when we want to. Let's look at some of the phrases you'll encounter in your readings. We'll explain them to you in plain English, and in no time at all, you'll be an expert as well.
When they say... They mean...
I can't understand why I overtightened the nuts, they put such cheap and both posts snapped --- binding posts on a again. product of this caliber.
Despite it's slight This thing has no problems at the extremes, bass and treble that the products strong actually hurts! point was it's rendition of the all-important midrange.
In spite of the It didn't SOUND measurement anomalies, broken when we this speaker is clearly gave it our top a state-of-the-art rating. product.
The second sample Red is ground also failed when I isn't it? turned it on.
It was definitely It isn't that good, borderline Class A. but it's sooo expensive, and they're letting me keep it --- G-d I feel So cheap!
Light years ahead The competition won't of the competition. give us a review sample.
We hire only We'll hire any audiophile the best writers. who recognizes a pencil two out of three tries.
After six months, the The product sat unit failed and I in my garage for six Requested a second months until I backed sample. my car over it --- Getting the review Process underway.
This is an incomplete The product sucks but promising design but he has some from a talented young money left in his designer. advertising budget.
Better than amps I have no idea what costing three times I'm talking about, as much. but I like the amp --- a lot!
This product had I listened to all me pulling one record five of my records. after another from my collection.
Michelle --- ma belle --- Michelle, who is loved the lush midrange proficient in sign of the Beau-Evlav amp. language, described the amp to me.
The images in the I haven't had sex soundstage had that since my wife left elusive and seductive me and I'm starting sense of palatable to hallucinate. presence.
These babies had I don't know how me playing air guitar. to play a real instrument.
Every once in a I love my DSS long while a product satellite system. comes along that redefines the way we think about audio.
This product lacks The product stinks some of the subtle but we don't want to refinements we've come piss off this famous expect from a designer manufacturer. of this caliber.
This preamp is We aint giving it the new reference. back, and we aint payin' for it either.