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Rocky Mountain High: (Low and Midrange, too!)

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One of the recurring questions we get from readers of this column is, “Where can I hear speaker X? Or amplifier Y? Turntable Z?” I was surprised when one such reader living in Chicago was having trouble finding a number of products we’ve recently discussed. I assumed one of America’s largest metropolitan areas would have a wealth of high-performance audio gear for sale.

We’ve addressed this topic before when we’ve covered Internet shopping. But if you want to see the stuff up close and personal, what do you do? The largest collection of equipment is to be found at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but that zoo is only open to the certified loonies associated with the industry.

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