Don Lindich

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Sound Advice: High-quality Polk speakers call for a receiver that can power them

Q: A year or so ago, you recommended Polk LSi25 speakers as a great value on closeout for $1,299 a...

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 01:46 PM

Sound Advice: Be careful when buying a vintage turntable from an online seller

What do you think of buying a budget turntable new, instead of a vintage turntable from Craigslist or eBay for the same amount or less?

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 02:43 PM

Sound Advice: Negatives outweigh benefits of full-frame digital SLR cameras

What do you think of full-frame digital SLRs? Are they worth the extra cost?

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 02:41 PM

Sound Advice: Determine value before selling old audio gear

Q: Could you offer advice on what to do with all of the leftover sound equipment we have accumulated over...

Updated: May 09, 2014, - 02:32 PM

Sound Advice: Full-featured DVR can record over-the-air TV programming

Are there any companies manufacturing video recorders with tuners that work in the digital over-the-air TV environment, as VHS recorders did in the old analog environment?

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 01:34 PM

Sound Advice: No need to replace sought-after vintage speakers

Q: We have a new 50-inch Panasonic TV and are looking to replace our sound source from the 1970s Kenwood...

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 02:02 PM

Sound Advice: Regular computer backups can bring peace of mind

There really isn’t any excuse for not backing up your computer. It’s just plain good practice, and it’s so easy to do these days.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 01:24 PM

Sound Advice: Tabletop radios with CD capability are becoming rarer

CD capability in tabletop radios is becoming rarer as people switch to digital media on their phones and computers. There are still some models out there, though.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 01:20 PM

Sound Advice: Home flight simulators realistically re-create flying experience

Q: On your Facebook page, there’s a picture of you at the controls of what looks to be a large...

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 01:22 PM

Sound Advice: Most modern receivers don't handle AM-FM reception well

Q: The tuner section of my 10-year-old Onkyo TX-SR602 receiver is fizzling out. It just can’t seem to grasp FM...

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 02:05 PM

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