Responding to Steve's request, Audiophiliac readers sent loads of images of their budget systems, homemade speakers, tube amps, and groovy turntables.
The readers' desktop systems, full-blown home theaters, and hand-made gear is a dazzling slideshow.
Ponder this. Audiophile fantasy #1--the perfect hi-fi--wouldn't sound all that great. The problem: Nasty, awful sounding recordings, a lot of the music you own, would still sound awful.
In response to a request for photos of home setupss, Audiophiliac readers were all too happy to deluge Steve Guttenberg with images of their beloved systems. Here's a look at some of the standouts.
Reviewers have opinions, just like everybody else. The difference is audio critics have listened to a vast range of products.
You don't need to be an audiophile to care about sound quality, but you do have to listen. Really listen.