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MSB Technology: about us and new developments
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Located in Silicon Valley, MSB's dedicated engineers and production specialists work to bring you the best in high-end audio. Combining elegant design thinking with a passion for natural and lifelike reproduction, our close-knit team, led by brothers Jonathan Gullman and Daniel Francis, build and curate a wide array of hifi products—DACs, transports and amplifiers—...

Introducing Center Stage 2M

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Center Stage2M

Designed by Joe Lavrencik, Critical Mass Systems​


We are very pleased to announce a major revision and replacement to our Center Stage2 audio feet. Each Center Stage2 model has been improved and replaced by Center Stage2M.


There were several objectives behind the...
Pivoting Linear-Tracking Tonearms
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Pivoting linear-tracking tonearms are a fascinating category of tonearms.

Do they combine the best characteristics of pivoting tonearms and linear-tracking, or the worst characteristics of both designs?

In the linear-tracking category are these pivoting tonearms sonically superior to air-bearing tube designs?

We have the Schroder LT...
One Man's Dream - Ken Fritz Documentary
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I gained permission to post this thread on behalf of Ken Fritz. It is a fantastic video, a real lifetime journey to create a bespoke (largely home made) end game system and music room. Personally, IMO it is one of the most enjoyable and absorbing audio build videos I have seen to date.

Watch this space, I also have 1,000+ photos of the stages, so lots more to come right here...
Totaldac exceptional demo in Paris in October 2021
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Hi all,
I am happy to announce that Totaldac will make an exceptional demo in Paris, in October 2021.
A Totaldac system will be installed in the 150sqm living of a Yacht in Paris.

The system will be composed of:
-new d1-streamer-mk2 http://www.totaldac.com/D1-streamer-eng.htm
-new d1-digital-mk2 reclocker http://www.totaldac.com/D1-digital-eng.htm...
Gryphon Essence
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After a week of listening I thought a review of my Gryphon Essence pre/stereo power amplifiers might be worthwhile. I’m a passionate music listener but this (as may become obvious) is not my day job. However, I hope the below main observations help anyone else wondering about the qualities of Gryphon’s new babies. My reference and comparison points are the Diablo 300 which I owned prior to...

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