Todd Cooperider

VPI Prime Turntable

VPI Prime Signature Turntable Review

The VPI Prime Signature turntable sits atop of their Production Line, and is priced at $6,000 without cartridge ($6,800 in Rosewood). Packing many of the features found in their Reference lineup of turntables, the VPI Prime Signature is a stunning piece of audio equipment both in sonics and aesthetics.

Pass Labs XP-17 Phono Preamplifier Preview

Pass Labs doesn’t change up models unless they can make significant upgrades when compared to existing products, so when they introduced the new XP-17 Phono Preamplifier in 2017 as a replacement to their highly regarded XP-15, I knew that it would be a worthwhile trial.