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69 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

Erin Learns About UST Projectors! Michael goes on tour, and Joe talks AV Summit!

September 15th, 2021


Erin learns about UST (Ultra Short Throw) projectors, Micheal takes a few home theater tour, Joe talks about the AV summit is coming soon. And so much more!

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Patreon Fun Day, HiFi Innovation, Joe And Channa Discuss Next Summit, HiFi Innovation At a Stand Still!!

September 8th, 2021


Patreons join in the discussion. Joe and Channa discuss the next AV Summit. Acoustics in your home theater. IMAX enhanced! HiFi innovation, or lack of innovation. Trade shows canceled or just not what they were. And so …

16Hz Sine Wave For How Long Joe?

September 1st, 2021


A few patreons join the Monday show. Joe tests out a subwoofer from SVS. HDR from YouTube. 900 Auro videos? Reference volume explained and discussed. …

Wilfried Is Back For A Visit!

August 25th, 2021


Wilfried Van Baelen is back with more! This episode he talks CODEC's and how you can take a 24bit PCM stereo audio file, make it mono, and take it back to stereo! No loss in audio quality! He also explains to Michael …

Channa Goes On A Rant And Joe Brings It Home "You Don't Have To Be Right Or Wrong".

August 18th, 2021


Listening Perspective: prolong listening/comparative listening is it beneficial to reviews? Is there a specific frequency to an emotion? Marantz has …

Monolith has a 13 and 3/4 inch subwoofer? And Channa takes a call from B The Installer who has a problem on hand.

August 11th, 2021


Monolith just released a 13" and 16" subwoofers. Which so far measure larger than just the base inches, reviews of the 13 inch version are coming …

Michael Explains Why He Can't Get Auro-3D Heights In His Room!

August 4th, 2021


Channa tells us Raveon 4K Blu-Ray players are coming! Oppo 203 pricing on eBay. "Super Seats" at concert where Channa sat at the Hollywood Bowl. …

Songs That Move Ya!

July 28th, 2021


What songs move ya to tears? Michael installs a TV outside! And Erin went on vacation, with stories to tell.

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Auro-3D Auro-Matic Upmixer And So Much More!!!

July 21st, 2021


Wilfried Van Baelen stops in again to impart some knowledge for everyone. How does the Auo-Matic upmixer work? Do you want the Auro-3D if you don't have it now? Does this podcast change your opinion on that? 

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Wilfried Van Baelen Stops In and Shares All things Auro3d July 12, 2021

July 13th, 2021


Auro3D, what did you know before listening to this podcast? What did you learn from it? A lot of info is packed into this extended Daily HiFi podcast. Be sure to check out Daily HiFi on YouTube as well, as he shared a …

Audio Measurements Do Matter!

July 7th, 2021


Joe, Channa, Micheal and Erin talk audio reviews and do measurements matter? Do bad reviews exist? Should they exist? Are companies listening to the …

Scott Orth Talks Polk Audio Reserve Series Q&A | The Daily HiFi Podcast - Monday March 29, 2021

March 29th, 2021


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We have Scott Orth talking about the new Polk Audio Reserve series lineup. …

Michael Vamos from Audio Skies - Importer and Distributor of High-End Hi-Fi

July 27th, 2020


We talk with Michael Vamos from Audio Skies about being an importer and distributor of high-end hifi components from brand such as Larsen, Gamut, Ideon Audio, Pneuance,  and Pear Audio Blue.

Who/What is The Legendary Brown Note? | The Daily Hi-Fi Podcast

July 6th, 2020


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Our guest today is Jorge Chia who runs the channel The Legendary Brown Note. 

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The Hi-Fi Summit Recap | 2020 Q2

June 30th, 2020


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Recap of The Hi-Fi Summit 2020 Q2 

Presented by Joe Mariano, Founder of The Hi-Fi Summit

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OSD | It's Not Your Dad's Outdoor Speakers Anymore | Advancements in Outdoor Audio Systems

June 29th, 2020


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With no surfaces to reflect sound, building a great outdoor sound system can be tricky. Fortunately, the last decade has seen huge advancements in outdoor …

Denon | HDMI 2.1: Why You Need to Care as an Audiophile

June 29th, 2020


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Denon | HDMI 2.1: Why You Need to Care as an Audiophile 

Presented by: Philip Jones, Director of Global Training, Sound United

Sonus faber | Choosing the Perfect Speakers & Speaker Positioning | Will Kline

June 29th, 2020


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How to choose the perfect speakers for you and how to properly position them for the best possible sound. 

Presented by: Will Kline, North American Brand …

Pro-Ject USA | Turntable Setup | Jeffery Coates | The Hi-Fi Summit 2020 Q2

June 29th, 2020


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Jeffrey Coates from Pro-Ject USA shows you how to properly set up your turntable. 

Presented by: Jeffery Coates, National Sales And Marketing Director – …

TRIANGLE / Antal Audio Group | High End Speaker Design With A French Flare | The Hi-Fi Summit 2020

June 29th, 2020


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- Overview of Triangle's operation in France. 

- Brief overview of Triangle products from $449 to $70,000. 

- General design concept for Triangle speakers 

Digital Amplifier Company (Cherry Amplifier) | Simple High Performance Systems | Tommy O'Brien

June 28th, 2020


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Simple high performance systems 

Presented by: Tommy O'Brien, Founder of Digital Amplifier Company (Cherry Amplifier)

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Vanatoo | Combining Acoustics + Electronics | Gary Gesellchen | The Hi-Fi Summit 2020 Q2

June 27th, 2020


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How Vanatoo maximizes performance on such small and affordable speakers using a combination of acoustic and electronic engineering.  

Presented by: Gary …

MoFi Distribution | 10 Free (or close to it) Tips on How To Get The Best Sound From Your HiFi

June 27th, 2020


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MoFi Distribution | 10 Free (or close to it) Tips on How To Get The Best Sound From Your HiFi 

Presented by Jonathan Derda, National Sales & Marketing …

McIntosh Labs | Our approach to Digital Sound Demystified | Ken Zelin

June 27th, 2020


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Our approach to digital sound demystified. 

Presented by: Ken Zelin, Director of Training at McIntosh Labs

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Dirac Research | DSP Room Correction | Jakob Ågren | The Hi-Fi Summit 2020 Q2

June 27th, 2020


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How speaker placement, sound dispersion, sound reflections, affect the sound of your system and how Digital Signal Processing can help.  

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Kanto Audio | Why Powered Speakers? | Jason Zavarella | The Hi-Fi Summit 2020 Q2

June 26th, 2020


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All about powered speakers, how they are the wave of the future and how they can bring new audiophiles in at lower cost to entry while still getting a …

Kali Audio | The Moving Mic Measurement Method | Charles Sprinkle | The Hi-Fi Summit 2020 Q2

June 26th, 2020


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Charles Sprinkle, director of acoustics at Kali Audio, will show us a better way to get consistent, repeatable measurements using the moving mic …

The Hi-Fi Summit Begins!

June 26th, 2020


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For the first time ever, The Hi-Fi Summit begins. Open access to the entire site starts now.  

Presented by Joe Mariano, Founder of The Hi-Fi Summit

AIX Records | The Myth of Hi-Res Audio: A Perception Survey | Mark Waldrep | The Hi-Fi Summit 2020

June 22nd, 2020


Originally aired live on June 22, 2020. 

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Mark has spent 8 months researching the perceptibility of hi-res audio by allowing 1800 audiophiles to downloads 40 …

Sound United to Acquire Bowers & Wilkins? | Daily HiFi Podcast

June 15th, 2020


We talk all things HiFi and A/V and answer your questions.

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The Hi-Fi Summit Begins - Daily Hi-Fi Podcast

April 27th, 2020


Video version originally aired on April 27, 2020:

Join us at The Hi-Fi Summit:

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HDMI 2.1 with Phil Jones from Sound United | Daily Hi-Fi Podcast

April 21st, 2020


Original Video Podcast Aired on April 20, 2020. Watch it here:

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Today we talk with Phil Jones about HDMI 2.1 and …

Your Audio Worlds Are Colliding! | Daily HiFi X Audioholics w/ Gene DellaSala

March 27th, 2020


Video Version Originally Aired March 23, 2020


  1. How is Covid-19 affecting movie release schedules?
  2. What AVR would you recommend?
  3. What …

We're All Staying Home | Season 2 Episode 10

March 16th, 2020


Video Version Originally Aired March 17, 2020


  1. What is your ideal sound signature?
  2. Do you think Bluetooth headphones can be taken …

The Entire Daily HiFi Crew Will Be at AXPONA 2020 | Guest @Woodys_Soundup | Season 2 Episode 9

March 4th, 2020


Episode Sponsor AXPONA:

AXPONA 2020 is North America’s Largest Event for Audiophiles and Music Lovers. It will take place April 17-19 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, IL.

Joe Hawking is a Pimped out Transformer | Season 2 Episode 8

February 25th, 2020


Joe N Tell calls in from a cruise ship and sounds like a garbled mess, but is dressed awesome!

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Return of Scott Wilkinson aka The Home Theater Geek | Season 2 Episode 7

February 18th, 2020


Do you remember Scott Wilkinson from the Home Theater Geeks show? We missed him so much, we asked him to be on the Daily HiFi Podcast. Tune in and show him some love. The Hi-Fi and AV industry need him back for good.

Ron Looks Different | Season 2 Episode 6

February 11th, 2020


Topics Include:

  • Experience with DIRAC Live
  • Where should I put more of my money? Speakers or Amp/AVR?
  • Old speakers and old amps. When do you need …

Song Sounds Like a Naughty 900 Number | Season 2 Episode 5

February 4th, 2020

  1. What does Youthman love so much about his Klipsch La Scalas?
  2. Are home theater speakers good for 2 channel stereo and vice versa?
  3. What are first …

Season 2 Episode 4 | Daily HiFi Podcast

February 1st, 2020

  1. Common home theater misconceptions
  2. What you should always do when shopping for home theater AV equipment?
  3. Is it ok to mix and match speakers?

Back from CES 2020 - The Four Horsemen of HiFi

January 14th, 2020


Video Podcast Originally Aired on YouTube:

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CES Day 2020 Day 1 - Recap

January 8th, 2020


Techno Dad and Joe N Tell tour the main hall at CES 2020 Day 1.


  • THX
  • LG 4000 NIT micro-LED
  • TCL TV's, trickle-down of features, amazing …

Last Podcast of 2019 - Daily HiFi Podcast

December 31st, 2019

This is our last podcast of 2019. The new year is coming up.  What have we learned recently? What are we hoping to see in 2020 for HiFi? Official Web

Youthman's First Time Hosting - Daily HiFi Podcast Episode 11

December 28th, 2019


In this episode, we discuss all things home theater-related and answer caller questions.

(Sponsor) Enter World Wide Stereo's Sweepstakes:

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Our 10th Episode | Daily HiFi Podcast

December 17th, 2019


Upcoming reviews, cables, Best Mic under $200, Dolby Atmos setup, Bookshelf + Sub vs. Full-Range Floorstanders for under $5K and much more.

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Caller Wants to Know About Connecting His 20 Subs + Other Call-In Questions | Daily HiFi Podcast

December 10th, 2019


Today we got a lot of home theater questions. One of our favorites was from a guy who bought 20 JBL woofers for $30 each on Black Friday and wants to hook them all up in his home theater. Talk about surface area! Lots …

Let's Talk About The Polk Legend Series | Daily HiFi Podcast

December 6th, 2019


We speak with Bronson Gannon, global brand manager at Polk Audio and Boston Acoustics, and Scott Orth, one of lead engineers for the Polk Legend …

Happy Holidays - Daily HiFi Podcast

December 4th, 2019


In this episode, we had Joe from Joe N Tell, Channa aka Techno Dad, Ron from New Record Day, and Michael from Youthman Reviews. We talk about stuff we've bought during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and what we …

Daily HiFi Podcast + 12v Talk - Live Call In

November 13th, 2019


Daily HiFI

Host: Joe N Tell 

Guests Big D Wiz from Williston Audio Labs and HiFi Vega co-host of the 12v Talk podcast.

12V Talk Podcast

Williston Audio Labs: 


2 Channel Hifi to Home Theater | Avoiding the Pitfalls ft. TechnoDad and Joe N Tell

October 31st, 2019


Building a 2 channel has some challenges but what about the transition  from a 2 channel audiophile setup to a full blown home theater rig? Ron from …

The Daily HiFi Live Podcast Test Run with Live Callers

October 24th, 2019


Joe from Joe N Tell and Ron from New Record Day discuss:

The Micca RB42, Micca OoO, Vintage Gear, Retro Looking Speakers, DSP, BIC Eviction EV15, and more.

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CEDIA Expo 2019 Show Report Podcast

September 17th, 2019


Host Ron from New Record Day talks with Techno Dad about Cedia Expo 2019. Their I.T. guy Joe N Tell joins the conversation. ;-)

Techno Dad is now a robot. He's up in a Motel 6 because of possible fires in his area, and …

CEDIA Expo 2019 Day 1 Ramblings | Techno Dad, Joe N Tell and That Home Theater Dude

September 13th, 2019


This was an unplanned podcast. Joe from Joe N Tell decided to call up Channa to see what CEDIA Expo 2019 Day 1 was like. Fellow YouTube reviewer That …

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