Aurender A30 Digital Music Player Review
March 15, 2020 § Leave a comment
“If all that sounds a bit ‘hi-fi’, it’s because that’s the way the A30 sounds – clear and to the point with everything under tight control. As a result it delivers a sound that’s packed with detail, more so even with CD rips that I suspected sounded a smidge better than the original in some cases, thanks to the multiple-reads and error-correction used in the ripping process.
Even with pretty raw-edged music, for example some of the bluesier tracks from ZZ Top’s Rio Grande Mud [from The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1990; Warner Bros, 192kHz/24-bit], the A30 kept its cool. Here, where the band winds up its sound into the form for which it would become famous, the A30 makes every nuance clear without the merest suggestion of harshness. Its sophistication never slips…”