LFD AUDIO: Q/A with Dr. Bews. How important are passive components in amplifier design?

So Dr. Bews – how important are passive components in amplifier design? The selection of passive components is a very important factor in the design of an amplifier. Subjective evaluation is essential in this selection, together with reliability. It has been found that the most optimum component for a particular circuit location may differ from Read More →

LFD AUDIO: Zero LE integrated amps; an intelligent and logical approach to upgrading within the series

One of the most consistently popular topics that site visitors ask me about is that if they own an LE Zero ‘x’ then should they upgrade to LE Zero ‘y’ and if so then what might they expect in terms of (a) consistent sonic improvements and (b) the trade in values. Logically then it’s time Read More →

LFD AUDIO: Vintage units

Hello….I have a choice of acquiring a Mistral or Zero MK 2 for my MA silver rs6s and/or Harbeth 7es-3……your guidance would be appreciated….thank you John Hello John. Both of these models are superb and unless you had been primed to know precisely what to listen for between them the differences would be both minuscule Read More →