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Departments, etc.:

  1. Audio, Etc. (Jan. 1974)

  2. Audio, Etc. (Sept 1974)

  3. Audio, Etc. (Feb. 1977)

  4. Audio, Etc. (Mar. 1977)

  5. Audio, Etc. (Apr. 1977)

  6. Audio, Etc. (May 1977)

  7. Audio, Etc. (Jun. 1977)

  8. Audio, Etc. (July 1977)

  9. Audio, Etc. (Aug. 1977)

  10. Audio, Etc. (Sept. 1977)

  11. Audio, Etc. (Oct. 1977)

  12. Audio, Etc. (Nov. 1977)

  13. Audio, Etc. (Dec. 1977)

  14. Audio, Etc. (Jan. 1978)

  15. Audio, Etc. (Feb. 1978)

  16. Audio, Etc. (Sept. 1978)

  17. Audio, Etc. "Distortion" (Feb. 1980)

  18. Audio Etc. "Non-Trivial Pursuits" (March 1985)

  19. Audio Etc. “Timely Lessons” (Sept. 1985)

  20. Audioclinic (Sept. 1974)

  21. Audioclinic (Dec. 1974)

  22. Audioclinic (Jan. 1977)

  23. Audioclinic (Feb. 1977)

  24. Audioclinic (March 1977)

  25. Audioclinic (April 1977)

  26. Audioclinic (May 1977)

  27. Audioclinic (Jun. 1977)

  28. Audioclinic (July 1977)

  29. Audioclinic (Aug. 1977)

  30. Audioclinic (Sept. 1977)

  31. Audioclinic (Nov. 1977)

  32. Audioclinic (Jan. 1978)

  33. Audioclinic (Feb. 1978)

  34. Audioclinic (Sept. 1978)

  35. Audioclinic (March 1985)

  36. Audioclinic (Sept. 1985)

  37. Behind The Scenes--Second-City Firsts (1985) (Sept. 1985)

  38. Behind The Scenes "Speaker To Spec" (March 1985)

  39. Behind The Scenes (Sept. 1974)

  40. Behind The Scenes (Dec. 1974)

  41. Behind The Scenes (Jan. 1977)

  42. Behind The Scenes (Feb. 1977)

  43. Behind The Scenes (March 1977)

  44. Behind the Scenes (May 1977)

  45. Behind The Scenes (Jun. 1977)

  46. Behind The Scenes (July 1977)

  47. Behind The Scenes (Aug. 1977)

  48. Behind The Scenes (Sept. 1977)

  49. Behind The Scenes (Oct. 1977)

  50. Behind The Scenes (Nov. 1977)

  51. Behind The Scenes (Jan. 1978)

  52. Behind The Scenes (Feb. 1978)

  53. Behind The Scenes (Feb. 1980)

  54. Digital Domain -- Beautiful Or Beastly? (By Ken Pohlmann) (Sept. 1985)

  55. Digital Domain -- Keeping Track (March 1985)

  56. Dear Editor (Feb. 1977)

  57. Dear Editor (Mar. 1977)

  58. Dear Editor (Apr. 1977)

  59. Dear Editor (May 1977)

  60. Dear Editor (June 1977)

  61. Dear Editor (Sept. 1977)

  62. Dear Editor (Jan. 1978)

  63. Dear Editor (Feb. 1978)

  64. Dear Editor (Sept. 1978)

  65. Editor's Review (Sept. 1974)

  66. SIGNALS & NOISE (Letters to Editor) (Sept. 1985)

  67. Road Signs--Private Show (Automotive audio commentary, by Ivan Berger) (Sept. 1985)

  68. Tape Guide (Sept. 1974)

  69. Tape Guide (Jan. 1977)

  70. Tape Guide (Feb. 1977)

  71. Tape Guide (Mar. 1977)

  72. Tape Guide (Apr. 1977)

  73. Tape Guide (May 1977)

  74. Tape Guide (Jun. 1977)

  75. Tape Guide (July 1977)

  76. Tape Guide (Aug. 1977)

  77. Tape Guide (Sept. 1977)

  78. Tape Guide (Oct. 1977)

  79. Tape Guide (Jan. 1978)

  80. Tape Guide (Feb. 1978)

  81. Tape Guide (Sept. 1978)

  82. Tape Guide (March 1985)

  83. Tape Guide (Sept. 1985)

  84. The Audio Bookshelf (June 1977)

  85. The Bookshelf (Feb. 1978)

  86. Misc. Letters-to-Editor, and Departments

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Features:

  1. Cassette Deck Transport Problems (Sept. 1974)

  2. Mikes of the Pre-War Era (Dec. 1974)

  3. Mike Technique and Sound Effects (Dec. 1974)

  4. Miking the PRO Way (Nov. 1974)

  5. Speaker Tests--Impedance (by Richard C. Heyser) (Sept 1974)

  6. A Primer on Choosing Audio Tape (Sept. 1974)

  7. A Dipole Speaker System (Sept. 1974)

  8. Language of High Fidelity, part XII (Dec. 1974)

  9. New Loudspeaker With Extended Bass (Dec. 1974)

  10. Speaker Tests--Phase Response (by Richard C. Heyser) (Dec. 1974)

  11. Nothing New Under the AM Sun (Jan. 1977)

  12. 30 Years of Audio (May 1977)

  13. How We Hear (May 1977)

  14. Build a Low-Noise Preamp with Weighting Filters (May 1977)

  15. What You Don't Know, HURTS! (May 1977)

  16. Power Amplifiers and the Loudspeaker Load: Some Problems and a Few Suggestions (Aug. 1977)

  17. TIME ALIGNMENT in loudspeakers (Aug. 1977)

  18. Thinking About Print-Through (Sept. 1977)

  19. Amp Design and Overload (Nov. 1977)

  20. Perception and Geometry [by Richard C. Heyser; June 1977]

  21. Time and Frequency Measurements in Loudspeakers [by Richard C. Heyser; July 1977]

  22. Dynamic Range Requirements of Phonographic Preamplifiers [Tomlinson Holman, July 1977]

  23. Turntables (Part I) (June 1977)

  24. Turntables (Part II) (July 1977)

  25. Turntables (Part III) (Aug. 1977)

  26. Turntables (Part IV): Arm/Cartridge Resonance (Oct. 1977)

  27. Iron Curtain Records (June 1977)

  28. The Sheffield Story (about Sheffield Lab and The Mastering Lab) (Jan. 1977)

  29. Remedying RF Interference (RFI) (Jan. 1977)

  30. Build a Class-A Amplifier (by Nelson Pass) (Feb. 1977)

  31. Construct a Wide Bandwidth Preamplifier (Feb. 1977)

  32. New Tests for Preamplifiers (by Tomlinson Holman) (Feb. 1977)

  33. Cheap and Dirty Inverse RIAA / Square Wave Generator (Feb. 1977)

  34. Birth of a Spec? PHONO CARTRIDGE NOISE (March 1977)

  35. Movie Sound Reproduction (March 1977)

  36. Simple PINK NOISE Filter (March 1977)

  37. Fighting Distortion in Tape Recording (April 1977)

  38. OPEN-REEL vs. CASSETTE (April 1977)

  39. The Compleat Microphone Evaluation (April 1977)

  40. My Friend the Maestro--fond reminiscences of Leopold Stokowski (Jan. 1978)

  41. Recordings for Critical Listening (Jan. 1978)

  42. TDS (time delay spectrometry) in Sound Measurements (Jan. 1978)

  43. What Kind of FM Antenna is Best for You? (Part 1) (Jan. 1978)

  44. Antennas Part II--Transmission Lines & Signal Distribution (Feb. 1978)

  45. Alternatives by Richard C. Heyser (Feb. 1978)

  46. A Visit to the JAPAN Audio Fair (Feb. 1978)

  47. Build a moving coil phono pre-preamp (Feb. 1978)

  48. 58 Cassettes Tested (Sept. 1978)

  49. Performance of High Energy in Magnetic Materials in Audio Cassette Recording Tapes (Sept. 1978)

  50. The Compleat Microphone Evaluation--An Update (Sept. 1978)

  51. No Respect for Audiophiles? (1997)

  52. Digital Doctor: A look at DAT and MiniDisc (May 1997)

  53. The Importance of Dynamic Range (Jan. 1980)

  54. Tonearm Geometry and Setup Demystified (Jan. 1980)

  55. Kill FM Interference With Two Antennas (Jan. 1980)

  56. Dr. Thomas Stockham on the Future of Digital Recording (Feb. 1980)

  57. Another View of TIM (transient intermodulation distortion) (part 1) (Feb. 1980)

  58. PICKING CAPACITORS -- Selection of Capacitors for Optimum Performance (Feb. 1980)

  59. Building a Legacy--Interview with Bill Dudleston by Tom Nousaine (Dec. 1998)

  60. Interview with Andy Kotsatos of Boston Acoustics (Aug. 1998)

  61. FM Fidelity: Is The Promise Lost? (March 1985)

  62. The Problem with FM (March 1985)

  63. Gray Market Electronics: Worth the Price? (Sept. 1985)

  64. Nile Rogers--Making Tracks (Audio interview, Sept. 1985)

  65. All About Paradigm Loudspeakers (April 1999)

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Advertisements (ADs, etc.):

  1. ADC cartridges (Oct. 1977)

  2. ADC phono cartridge (March 1977)

  3. ADC tonearms (Sept. 1978)

  4. Adcom Crosscoil (Feb. 1980)

  5. AKG phono cartridges, microphones and headphones (Nov. 1977)

  6. ADS (Analog & Digital Systems) loudspeakers (March 1985)

  7. Allison Acoustics loudspeakers (Oct. 1977)

  8. AR (Acoustic Research) AR-12 loudspeaker (Feb. 1977)

  9. AR (Acoustic Research) loudspeakers (Oct 1977)

  10. AR (Acoustic Research) loudspeakers (Nov. 1977)

  11. AR (Acoustic Research) loudspeakers (Jan. 1978)

  12. Audio magazine books (Feb. 1978)

  13. AudioQuest cartridges (March 1985)

  14. Audio-Technica AT15Sa cartridge (Feb. 1977)

  15. Audio-Technica microphones (Nov. 1977)

  16. BASF cassette tape (June 1977)

  17. BEYERDYNAMIC microphones (Nov. 1977)

  18. B-I-C VENTURI speakers (Sept. 1974)

  19. B-I-C VENTURI speakers (Jan. 1977)

  20. B-I-C turntables (Sept. 1974)

  21. B-I-C turntables (Nov. 1977)

  22. Carver TX-11 FM Stereo Tuner (March 1985)

  23. Celestion (speaker) and Decca (cartridge) (Jan. 1977)

  24. Decca phono cartridge (Oct. 1977)

  25. Denon AC direct-drive turntables (Jan. 1978)

  26. Discwasher -- DiscTraker (Nov. 1977)

  27. Discwasher -- record care (Nov. 1977)

  28. Dual 839 cassette deck (Feb. 1980)

  29. Dual 510 belt-drive turntable (April 1977)

  30. Dual 12xx series turntables (Aug. 1977)

  31. Dual turntables (Feb. 1978)

  32. Dual turntables (Sept. 1978)

  33. Dynaco STEREO 416 amplifier (Oct. 1977)

  34. Empire Scientific phono cartridges (Jan. 1977)

  35. Empire Scientific phono cartridges (Sept 1977)

  36. Epicure loudspeaker systems (Oct. 1977)

  37. Fisher cassette decks (Nov. 1977)

  38. Garrard direct-drive turntable (Feb. 1977)

  39. Harman Kardon T65C turntable (Sept. 1985)

  40. Hitachi's Class G amplifiers (Jan. 1978)

  41. Hitachi turntables (Sept. 1977)

  42. H.H. Scott, Inc., T 526 AM/FM Stereo Tuner + A 436 Integrated Amp (May 1977)

  43. H.H. Scott, Inc. (Jun. 1977)

  44. H.H. Scott, Inc. loudspeakers (Oct. 1977)

  45. Infinity speakers (Nov. 1977)

  46. Infinity Black Widow tonearm (Feb. 1978)

  47. Jensen Sound Laboratories (July 1977)

  48. JVC JL-F45 and JL-F35 turntables (Jan. 1977)

  49. JVC receivers (Oct. 1977)

  50. JVC turntables, cartridges and Mastering System (Feb. 1980)

  51. Kenwood receivers (Nov. 1977)

  52. Keith Monks Record Sweeper (Oct. 1977)

  53. Koss Auditor headphones (Oct. 1977)

  54. Koss electrostatic speaker system (May 1977)

  55. Koss PRO/4 Triple A Stereophones (Nov. 1977)

  56. Koss CM speaker systems (Nov. 1977)

  57. Lenco turntables (Nov. 1977)

  58. Luxman components (Nov. 1977)

  59. Marantz 6100, 6200, and 6300 turntables (May 1977)

  60. Marantz Model 2500 (Nov. 1977)

  61. Micro-Acoustics phono cartridges (Sept. 1977)

  62. Micro-Acoustics cartridges (Sept 1978)

  63. Micro Seiki turntables (Oct. 1977)

  64. Mitsubishi DP-EC1 direct-drive turntable (June 1977)

  65. Lux Audio Laboratory Reference Series (June 1977)

  66. Optonica turntable (June 1977)

  67. Ortofon cutterheads and phono cartridges (June 1977)

  68. Osawa tonearm (Feb. 1980)

  69. Pickering phono cartridges (Oct. 1977)

  70. Pioneer PL-510 turntable (May 1977)

  71. Pioneer RT-707 open-reel tape recorder (Jan. 1978)

  72. Pioneer SX1250 receiver (Oct. 1977)

  73. Phase Linear 400 (Oct. 1977)

  74. Revox B760 tuner (Feb. 1980)

  75. Sansui SR-838 turntable (Oct. 1977)

  76. Sansui components (Nov. 1977)

  77. Scotch Master Series cassette tape (Oct. 1977)

  78. Shure phono cartridges (Feb. 1978)

  79. SME 3009 Series III tonearm (Oct. 1977)

  80. Sonus -- High Definition Phono Cartridges (Oct. 1977)

  81. Sony's ES--Digital Audio (Sept. 1985)

  82. Sony Loudspeakers: SSU series (June 1977)

  83. Sony V-FET (July 1977)

  84. Stanton Magnetics, calibrated 681 series (May 1977)

  85. Stanton Magnetics (Sept. 1977)

  86. Stanton Magnetics (Nov. 1977)

  87. Stanton Magnetics (Sept. 1978)

  88. Stax Electrostatic Earspeakers (Aug. 1984)

  89. Superex dynamic headphones (Oct. 1977)

  90. Sony PS-4300 direct-drive turntable (March 1977)

  91. Technics SL- series direct-drive turntables (Mar. 1977)

  92. Technics SL-1400 direct-drive turntables (April 1977)

  93. Technics Professional Series (Jan. 1977)

  94. Technics turntables (Feb. 1978)

  95. Technics SL series turntables (Sept. 1978)

  96. Thorens IsoTrack turntables (Oct. 1977)

  97. Wharfedale speakers (Nov. 1977)

  98. Yamaha audio (Nov. 1977)

  99. Yamaha loudspeakers (Feb. 1980)

  100. Yamaha receiver technology (Sept. 1974)

  101. Yamaha receivers (Oct. 1977)

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Equipment Profiles (Reviews):

  1. ACCUPHASE C-280 pre-amp and P-600 amp (Aug. 1984)

  2. Advent Model 300 Stereo FM Receiver (June 1977)

  3. Battle of the Titans —Two high-power receivers tested (Jan. 1977)

  4. Beyerdynamic Model M500N (C) Microphone (Feb. 1978)

  5. B&W DM-6 Speaker System (Feb. 1978)

  6. BGW Systems Model 203 Stereo Preamplifier-Control Center (Nov. 1977)

  7. Carver Compact Disc Player (March 1985)

  8. Celestion UL-10 Loudspeaker (Jan. 1977)

  9. Crown PZM-180 Pressure Zone Microphone (March 1985)

  10. DB Systems DB-1 Preamplifier & DB-4 Moving Coil Cartridge Pre-Preamplifier (May 1977)

  11. Dual Model 1249 Automatic Turntable (Feb. 1977)

  12. Dynaco AF-6 AM/FM Tuner (Sept. 1974)

  13. Garrard Model GT55 Automatic Turntable (April 1977)

  14. Harman/Kardon Rabco ST-7 Turntable (Jan. 1977)

  15. Hartley Model Zodiac ‘76 Speaker System (June 1977)

  16. Lux Audio MB-3045 Power Amplifier (Nov. 1977)

  17. Marantz Model 2500 Stereo FM/AM Receiver (Feb. 1978)

  18. McIntosh Model C-27 Stereo Preamplifier (Sept. 1978)

  19. McIntosh Model MR-78 FM/Stereo, FM Tuner (Feb. 1977)

  20. NAD 7130 Receiver (Sept. 1985)

  21. Nakamichi Model CM-700 Electret Condenser Microphone Systems (Sept. 1978)

  22. Neumann Models 83, 84, & 85 fet-80 Series Microphone System (Jan. 1978)

  23. Onkyo Model A-7 Integrated Amplifier (Jan. 1978)

  24. Pioneer Model 510A Direct-Drive Manual Turntable (Aug. 1977)

  25. Pioneer Model SX-1980 Stereo AM/FM Receiver (Sept. 1978)

  26. Philips Model AH-572 Preamplifier (Nov. 1977)

  27. Pickering XSV/3000 Stereo Cartridge (June 1977)

  28. Pioneer TX-9500-II AM/FM Stereo Tuner (May 1977)

  29. SAE Model 5000 Impulse Noise Reduction System (June 1977)

  30. Sansui Model BA-5000 Stereo Power Amplifier (Nov. 1977)

  31. Scott Model R-376 AM/FM Stereo Receiver (June 1977)

  32. Sherwood Model Micro/CPU 100 Stereo FM Tuner (Nov. 1977)

  33. SONUS Blue Label Phono Cartridge (April 1977)

  34. Sony SCD-1 Super Audio CD Player

  35. Sony CDP-620ES CD Player (Sept. 1985)

  36. SONY PCM-501 ES Digital Audio Processor (Sept. 1985)

  37. Spectro-Acoustics Model 217 Preamplifier (Feb. 1978)

  38. Studer-ReVox Model B77 Open-Reel Tape Recorder (Sept. 1978)

  39. Technics Model RS-1500US Stereo Open-Reel Tape Recorder (May 1977)

  40. Technics by Panasonic SL-1350 Automatic Changer/Turntable (June 1977)

  41. Onkyo DV-S501 DVD player

  42. Technics RS-B100 Cassette Deck (March 1985)

  43. Thiel CS7.2 loudspeaker

  44. Denon AVR-3300 A/V Receiver

  45. Grado Reference RA-1 Headphone Amp

  46. ERGO AMT headphones

  47. Thule Spirit CD100 CD Player

  48. NHT Pro A-20 Speaker System

  49. Yamaha Model CR-2020 Stereo Receiver (June 1977)

  50. Yamaha CA-1000 Integrated Amplifier (Sept. 1974)

  51. YAMAHA DSP-A2070 Digital Sound-Field Processing Amplifier

  52. GENESIS Genre I Loudspeaker

  53. Classic review: Sony DVP-S7000 DVD/CD player

  54. Classic review: Jamo Concert 8 and Concert Center Speakers

  55. Classic review: Carver A-760x amplifier

  56. Classic review: Mark Levinson No. 31.5 CD Transport

  57. Theta Digital Casablanca [review]

  58. Anthem Pre-1 Preamplifier [review]

  59. Parasound HCA-2200-II Amplifier [review]

  60. Stereo’s Life During Wartime (WWII)

  61. Remasters of Living Stereo

  62. The Lowdown on Subwoofers

  63. Apogee Acoustics Slant 6 Ribbon Loudspeaker [review]

  64. Wadia 27 D/A converter [review]

  65. PS Audio Ultralink D/A Converter [review]

  66. McCormack Audio DNA-1 amp and ALD-1 preamp [review]

  67. Audio by Van Alstine Super Pas 4i -- preamp kit [review]

  68. Yamaha CD-X1 Compact Disc Player -- vintage second-generation CD player; review from Audio magazine, Aug. 1984.

  69. Mark Levinson Reference Digital Processor No.30 [adapted from Audio magazine profile, Jan. 1993, by Anthony H. Cordesman]

  70. Optimus DCT-2000 DCC Recorder (lossy=good???) [adapted from Audio magazine profile, Jan. 1993]

  71. Analog TAPE GUIDE: Q & A about the still-highest-fidelity audio- recording and reproduction format! (part 1, part 2)

  72. Dynamic Bias Control with HX Professional (analog tape at its best!)

  73. "Audio Talk" from audio-technica (info-ads series on phono cartridges)

  74. Digital Up-manship (an article from Audio magazine, Jan. 1994)

  75. Computing audio's future (an article from Audio magazine, Jan. 1994)

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HISTORY of AUDIO

(based on Audio1 magazine 100th anniv. issue articles, May 1997)

The Future of Stereo

[1] Classic Audio and Audio Engineering magazine issues are available for free download at the Internet Archive (archive.org, aka The Wayback Machine); they are also avail. at americanradiohistory.com


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