Don Lindich

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Sound Advice: 'Enthusiast compact camera' fills void when SLR is too big

An enthusiast compact is a step above a point-and-shoot and a stepping stone to an interchangeable lens camera.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 02:23 PM

Sound Advice: Recording TV programming isn't as easy as it used to be

Q: I read your column about DVR recording with great interest. I can record shows on the cable company’s DVR,...

Updated: July 18, 2014, - 11:49 AM

Sound Advice: Don't buy into high-end hype when it comes to turntables

Q: I read your column about turntables and the relative insignificance of cartridges when purchasing a new turntable.I find it...

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 01:06 PM

Sound Advice: Affordable sound system improves quality of TV audio

Q: I’m interested in your take on the ZVOX SoundBase 320, which you mentioned a few weeks ago.A: The ZVOX...

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 03:19 PM

Sound Advice: Turntable, not just cartridge, has a big impact on sound

Q: I have an old Toshiba turntable and am looking to upgrade because I don’t like the sound at all....

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 01:47 PM

Sound Advice: $40 device can record TV shows to an external hard drive

I was intrigued when I received reader e-mails recommending the Mediasonic HomeWorx HW-150PVR. Its low price (under $40 online) and capabilities make it a godsend to home-recording enthusiasts.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 02:16 PM

Sound Advice: Flat-panel TVs' audio can always be improved with add-ons

Q: The sound I get from my TVs isn’t good, at least to my ears. We have two TVs, both...

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 01:31 PM

Sound Advice: Buying a new TV? Plan for the future by considering a 4K set

If I were buying a new top-of-the-line TV set, I’d almost certainly buy a 4K set, especially because Panasonic is not making its amazing plasma TVs anymore.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 01:46 PM

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

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