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New Release – Interconnects and Speaker Cables

Galibier Design - Phono Cable
Our copper litz phono cable

The importance of the last step in developing a product is underestimated by many individuals. 

Of course, a lot goes into the concept stage, along with the product’s design, development and prototyping, but moving forward into production requires you to take one last sober look at your design to see whether you’ve met your targets. 

You need to be willing to tip over game board and start over.

Development our cables was no exception.

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It’s About Speed

Race CarOur recent announcement of a revision to our 2014 controller got me to thinking about how people think about speed stability. 

Based on initial responses to our Spring, 2018 upgrade offering, I suspect that we have many happy customers who think that the 2014 update is as good as it gets.  

It’s not … the 2018 revision takes speed stability it to the next level and it’s virtues are not necessarily what you’d expect.

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It’s Not Always What You Think …

Galibier Design - Motor ControllerI’ve been thinking about our drive system for quite some time – specifically the onboard regulation in our controller boards which is a holdover from the days of battery supplies. 

I’ve been performing successive tuning of it over the past few months, and last week I asked myself whether it is in fact necessary as well as whether its elimination would have any positive effects.

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Two Books and a Few Business Cards

A three city setup tour and some tonearm setup tricks of the trade …

Last week, I finished a setup tour, covering Chicago, Bethesda and Dallas. I played with some very fine systems which included two Durand arms (Telos and Kairos), two Schroeder CBs, and an Abis 1.2.

 

The system shown here is the Dallas system – a Stelvio II with a Durand Kairos and Abis 1.2 tonearms.

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We Won’t Get Fooled Again

How many cable lifters does it take to “fix” a bad amplifier?

By the time people come to Galibier, they’ve been ’round and ’round the high end audio game.  Many are on the verge of checking out of this wonderful hobby.

This snip from The Marx Brothers’ movie “A Day at the Races” sums up how many of them feel by the time they reach out to us for advice. Read more …