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.
David H.'s "Skin, Grass, and Sky; Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Cassette Deck" is the winning entry from the recent Audiophiliac reader contest.
The Audiophiliac reports from the 2012 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, and discovers spectacular products from $349 and up.
It's one of life's little mysteries, but most musicians have the crappiest stereo systems.
JB Hi-Fi has quietly launched its very own ebook store in Australia, along with its own e-reading app for iOS and Android.
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.
If you can get past the clunky design, the Kobo Arc 10 HD offers a unique tablet experience for avid readers.
While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.
State-of-the-art audio is designed and built to the highest possible standards, and the very best gear has a sense of style.