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Avoid the Heat Wave

    Avoid the Heat Wave Summer is officially here, and with all the fun and sun comes added heat. Overheating is the root cause of most failures of tube & solid state electronics, but it’s an avoidable trap. Generally, the best way to keep audio equipment out of the danger zone is to make sure it’s

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    The Necessity of Network

      The Necessity of Network   Every day exciting new products are unveiled that offer some enhanced form of communication with the network enabled devices in your home. What was once a tool for integrating computer systems, can now connect everything in your house from the refrigerator to the thermostat. We depend on our network to

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      Aurender A-10 music streamer

        Aurender is now available! We are pleased to announce that Wilson Audio is now an authorized Aurender dealer, and we are currently demoing their monstrously popular A-10 digital music streaming system. At a glance the A-10 appears similar enough to other hard drive enabled music streaming devices, but under the hood lurks a beast. With

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        DynAudio Special 40

            DynAudio Special 40 DynAudio has always given unique attention to detail in regards to their anniversary speakers, and the all new Special 40 is no exception. They certainly could have put a new finish on the now classic Special 25’s, and called it a day, but the special 40 manages keep the spirit of

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          Sub Consciousness

            Subwoofers have undergone a paradigm shift recently in how they are utilized by audiophiles, and the consensus is that they aren’t simply home theater peripherals anymore. A nice tight sub can really improve the sound of your two channel HiFi system when it is properly selected and set up. Some of the factors that can

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            Paradigm Classics

                Wilson Audio has proudly offered the Paradigm Monitor series since it’s inception, and after thirty two years, Paradigm’s Classic Monitor series is still going strong. Sure, a few of the models have slightly different names, but the spirit of Paradigm’s incredible yet affordable loudspeakers has remained. The monitor series offers satin-anodized pure aluminum domes,

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              Utopia: A state of things in which everything is perfect.

                The Focal Utopia headphones are some of the most impressive reference level headphones on the market, and once you hear them you’ll instantly agree.   “Utopia are equipped with totally open-backed full-range speaker drivers with pure Beryllium ‘M’-shaped domes. Once more, the engineers at Focal have pushed back the limits of acoustic innovation and have

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                Selecting your phono preamp

                    Selecting and setting up a phono preamplifier can be a tad intimidating at first, but if you have a better understanding of the tech it becomes much more simple. A phono preamp is necessary for turntable listening because of the difference in the equalization and gain staging of vinyl records. For a more in

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                  The Head Space

                    There has definitely been a shift in the overall focus of personal audio across the HiFi landscape, and understanding the tendencies and features of headphones, headphone amps, and desktop DAC’s will enable you to pick what suits your needs specifically. The benefits of a lot of these technologies can seem somewhat situational, so I’m hoping

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                    Doug Wilson’s farewell letter

                      I’m not really going anywhere, yet this is a NEW BEGINNING for all of us!  I’ll still be working a few days a week at Wilson Audio and am available to talk to, visit with, and advise all of my customers with their audio needs.  However, I have passed on the actual ownership and managerial

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