Added to the Archives This Week

While Thiel Audio is primarily known for highly refined floorstanding speakers, John Atkinson thought it might be a good idea to give the stand-mounted Thiel PCS loudspeaker a spin. In doing so, he confirmed, once again, that wire is not wire when it comes to speaker cables. But what of the speaker? JA's conclusions may surprise a few audiophiles.

Those in the audio business know all too well the stress and strain of the annual Consumer Electronics Show. In her essay, "High-End Audio is Here to Stay!," Gigi Krop explains why it's all worth it, and why high-end audio will likely survive it all. Reader responses included!