Connectivity Report: McIntosh Quad Balanced Monoblocks

There exist a number of special connectivity cases that require a departure from the norm in connecting a REL using our vaunted high level connection to certain amplifiers. We will attempt to identify and solve certain unusual connection schemes.

This installment deals with connecting REL subs to McIntosh Labs Quad Balanced Monoblocks: McIntosh Quad Ba…

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Pairing Perfection – Part 2

More about connecting RELs to Balanced Differential Monobocks Than You Ever Wanted To Know

Balanced Differential monoblocks differ considerably from common single ended mono block amps and these differences can have important consequences when it comes to connecting RELs to your mono blocks. Get it wrong and you could be chasing ground loop-induced hu

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Pairing Perfection – Part 1

Dual RELs, With Common Ground  Mono Block Amplifiers

One of the more interesting questions we are asked with increasing frequency is using REL(s) in high end 2-channel systems with mono block power amplifiers. –For those of you in a hurry, the answer is simple; if you are using mono block amplifiers, use 2 RELs–1 per channel. Doing anything l…

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Arrow Zero Compression Wireless

Arrow delivers much of the promise and connectivity of hardwired RELs with the placement flexibility and pure cool factor of great wireless for all of T/i. For a reasonable sum, Arrow gives you the ability to place subs in distant corners, along glass walls, or on hardwood floors where a cable would otherwise destroy the effect.

Arrow permits simultaneous d…

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