AIG Back Issues: Winter 1996

      Date posted: February 7, 1996

Winter 96 Issue

The Winter 1996 Audio Ideas Guide

Separate Components

  • Special Feature Review: Carver Research Lightstar & Bob Carver’s Sunfire amplifiers compared
  • SimAudio P-4002/W-4150 preamp/amp
  • YBA Integré DT
  • Bryston BP-25 preamp
  • Audiolab 8000Q preamp


  • Sound Lab Dynastat
  • Linn AV 5140
  • Totem Model One B
  • Apogee Centaurus Ribbon Monitor
  • B&W CDM 1
  • Tannoy D 70
  • Clements 308di
  • NHT 1.3a
  • Mission 733
  • Signet SL 256
  • Energy Pro 2.5

    Winter 1996 Issue
    Price: $7.50


    Professional Audio

  • TASCAM DA-P1 Portable DAT recorder
  • Sonic Studios DSM-6S Stereo Microphone

    Digital Audio

  • Arcam Delta 250 Transport/Black Box 500 DAC
  • Audio Alchemy DDE v3.0 DAC
  • Rotel RDD 980 Transport/RDP 980 DAC

    Hy End

  • Our occasional columnist, Hy Sarick, returns to write about the Audio Research CDM1 CD player, and offers also some pungent observations on the state of high end audio today.

    Home Theatre

  • Arcam Xeta One Processor
  • Denon AVR-1500 A/V Receiver
  • Paradigm LCR-450 speaker/PS-1200 active subwoofer
  • KEF 60S satellite, 80C centre channel & 30B subwoofer

    Gadgets, Gizmos & Goodies

  • Wireworld Interconnect Comparator
  • Teknasonic C-10 and C-12 Vibration Absorber
  • Shmarkers Heat Shrink Cable Identifiers
  • Ultralink Connectors and Adaptors


  • Andrew Marshall listens to audiophile-oriented recordings

    Record Reviews

  • Our expanded music review section

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