LFD AUDIO: MCT versus Ayre

Hi Howard, Thanks for keeping me informed. Look forward to hearing it! Was also considering the Ayre phono stage which you have made positive remarks about in your blog (miss it by the way!) although I know you don’t like the importer! I am interested because the balanced option suits the denon processor well. Yes, Read More →

LFD AUDIO: Q/A with Dr. Bews. Specifications of vintage MC1 and MC2 phonostages

Phonostage MC1 and MC2 have been designed as dedicated RIAA equalisation stages for Moving Coil cartridges only. A separate power supply enclosure is employed to reduce hum pick up from mains transformers and provides a greater degree of flexibility in positioning. A low output impedance allows even long interconnect cables to be used. Both phonostages Read More →

LFD AUDIO: Q/A with Dr. Bews. LE (SE) phono stage cartridge matching

Gentlemen, as I bought an LFD LE SE phonostage from an official Swedish reseller, I want to know your advice on the cartridge matching of this stage, wich is factory set to match high output MC cartridges. I use Ortofon SPU-T and S15-T cartridges, with build-in transformer Denon DL-103 cartridges in a wooden body Ortofon Read More →

LFD AUDIO: MMC and MMO phono stages

Hi Howard. It is pretty clear that we are both impressed by the products that Richard at LFD has produced. I have auditioned may items which do not seem to match up with LFD within & beyond their price ranges…here is my question. Do you have or have you had the chance to listen to Read More →

LFD AUDIO: Q/A with Dr. Bews. Is your equipment built in China?

It seems that on a forum (I’m not yet aware of which) that a comment has been made that your electronics although designed by you are in part built in China. Is this correct? Dr. Bews replies: I wish the Chinese did build the amplifiers for me, it would make my life easier. The idea Read More →

LFD AUDIO: Why so few retailers?

Indeed. Unfortunately this is a combination of market forces (greedy landlords, local authorities who see customers arriving by car as little more than walking wallets) and supply restrictions. A while back I did contemplate going back into retail premises – selling only LFD, Funk and Harbeth with perhaps Benchmark DACs, PS Audio digital and, perhaps, Read More →

LFD AUDIO: Phono stage; upgrade the power cord first or the interconnect?

Hi Howard I just received the power cord as ordered plugged in to wall outlet already definite improvement over shunyata cord ,I was wondering if another power cord would benefit my lfd phonostage ? or should I look to upgrade my interconnect from the spirolink to the grainless first thanks again for your help. You Read More →