In this week’s episode of the audio-centric The Occasional Podcast, Jason Stoddard of Schiit Audio walks listeners down the signal path of an amplifier. Dropping all manner of tips, tricks and part recommendations, the sequence sees an introspective journey of an electronic signal from the ins to the outs.
It’s a great listen for anyone who has ever wondered exactly how an amplifier works, or what to look for in the different options available on the usually short feature sets for the product category.
The Occasional Podcast has just come to the end of the road for their sixth season. Previous episodes include interviews, how to’s and more from audio’s greatest talents, including their picks for products of the season, another interesting conversation about the History Of The BBC’s LS3/5a Loudspeaker, A Beginner’s Guide To Tube Amplifiers and A View From The Booth: Reference Systems, Accuracy & Why Audiophiles Love Jazz So Much: including rare interview with the late audio legend engineer Al Schmitt. The finale from season 5 includes the yearly “best of awards” and you can also find episodes covering British HiFi, Subwoofers/Setup/Tips, and the how to: Budgeting From Entry Level To High End. Season 4 highlights include Joseph Audio, Pro-Ject Turntables, and Rob Watts. One can still download this season’s educational show with TOP’s Beginners Primer To High Fidelity Digital Audio alongside the latest on Two-Way Speaker Design. Fan favorite What Is Mastering? What Happens When An Album Is Remastered? is also still available as well. If you are interested in further exploring the analog realm, the Guide To Buying A Turntable (and records) might point you in the right direction.
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