Reader Robert Gantz wonders, now that the major record labels have committed to adding copy protection processing to at least some of their CDs, are you ready to reduce or stop buying new music until they stop?
Audiophiles are not easily satisfied, and are often accused of having a roving eye for new components. Anything you've been eyeing lately?
We were sitting around the office the other day making bets about how many online readers also subscribe to the paper magazine. Since most of our estimates were miles apart from each other, we thought why not run a poll?
Last week's vote addressed the new formats and buying a CD player, but what is holding you back from buying into the new formats?
Reader Arnel Enero wonders if the advent of DVD-Audio and SACD has dampened your desire for a new CD-only player.
As often happens with labels, the word "audiophile" has different meanings for different folks. How would you explain what it means to a friend?
Here's another question that we haven't asked in a while: With the increase in decent sound card options over the last couple of years, have you found yourself using your computer to play music?
The public learned last week that some regular CDs are now secretly being copy-protected (see this week's audio news). Is this an issue for you?
The CEA is asking for nominations from industry folks for the 2002 class of inductees into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame. We think it's only fair that everybody should get a chance to add a candidate or two to our unofficial Audio Hall of Fame.
If responses from <A HREF="http://www.stereophile.com/showsoap.cgi?217">last week's Soapbox</A> are any indication, a shocking number of <I>Stereophile</I> readers appear to have been approached by the "White Van" speaker guys. Some even know folks who have bit. How about you?
It is often thought that first impressions can have a lasting effect. Can you recall your first audio impression?
It's been three years since we last asked this question, and reader Jeffrey Michael suggests we ask it again: With all the different speaker technologies on the market, which technology have you adopted for your current audio system?
First they were silver, then black, then silver, then both. . . . Do you have a preference for components in a particular finish?
Reader Bard-Alan Finlan is wondering what readers of <I>Stereophile</I> think about the recent introduction of ads for BMW cars and <I>FHM</I> magazine.
Separate preamplifiers and power amplifiers have long been considered standard audiophile fare, but sometimes the economy and convenience of an integrated amp can't be beat. Have you ever used one?