Archive for March, 2015

Onkyo’s music player £499 (around $740) Read Here

“The company’s aluminum-wrapped DAC-HA300 is not only a portable music player for audiophiles, but it also serves as both a headphone amp and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) for iOS and Android devices, or even your office workstation. With its primary function, the PMP can wrangle up to 128GB of tunes via a microSD card for 192 kHz/24-bit listening, while also serving as a headphone amp for that set of cans you take along on the daily.”


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Simaudio Neo 430HA Headphone Amplifier$4300 Review Read Here

” Perhaps more important was the detailed sense of ambience I heard. I got more than just a general sense of reverb; I got a very precise sense of sounds reflected off the surfaces of the concert halls in which these recordings were made.”

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Bowers & Wilkins • CM10 Series 2 Loudspeakers Review Read Here

” tight, quick bass that was always in command of the music, never sloppy or loose. This has long been the hallmark of B&W sound, which can make for a less-than-forgiving speaker at times, but never to the point of being harsh or unlistenable, at least not in my experience.”


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NAD Masters Series M22 Stereo Amplifier and M12 Preamplifier-DAC Read Here

” The M22 and M12 share a number of construction details. I remember seeing the original prototypes of the new Masters Series models at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, and being impressed with their looks. Each features a thick, brushed-aluminum, silver backing plate, over which are laid the three segments of the faceplate proper, made of a material like black acrylic”


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Sony NW-ZX2 Walkman Review Read Here

“Bottom line, go give it a listen and judge for yourself. That is the best advice I can give. Please hear for yourself how great all this new technology can sound with your fave tracks. Me? I’m sold… and I have all that fancy expensive doohickies that cost multiples more in investment”

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Klipsch Reference On-Ear Heaphones – Video

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“The Micro is on the low end of forward in physical locale, something I would classify as just one step into the world of forwardness and engaging, but also something that is right on that boarder-edge of middle ground. ”


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