Category: Digital Audio/CD Players

Audio Mirror Tubadour IV SE R2R Tube DAC by Greg Voth

April 7, 2023

  For the past couple of years, my DAC of choice has been the Denafrips Pontus II, a lovely R2R digital converter I reviewed in 2021 and subsequently purchased the review sample. With R2R DACs [Read More]

Bricasti M21 DAC

February 9, 2023

My journey in high-end audio has evolved immensely within the past 15 years. I have had the luxury of experiencing a plethora of audio equipment via purchasing, auditioning, and reviewing. Over time, I have improved [Read More]

Audio Note (UK) DAC 4.1x Balanced Signature by Terry London

December 14, 2022

Later in the review, I will share the particularities of how the Audio Note (UK) DAC 4.1x Balanced Signature, which retails for $37,700, rendered the most exquisite musical experience I have ever achieved in my [Read More]

Network Acoustics Muon Streaming System

October 12, 2022

  You should know there is no ‘Russ’ at Network Acoustics; only a Rich and a Rob. Well.. there may be a ‘Russ’ now. Sort of. But that’s a story for later. See, lacking a yacht [Read More]

Waversa EXT Reference LAN Filter and Ethernet Cable

October 4, 2022

Waversa EXT Reference LAN Filter and Ethernet Cable  Getting the Harmonic Structure in Digital Streaming Done Right Most or all of us build and develop our audio systems over time. We put together our systems [Read More]

Waversa EXT Reference LAN Filter and Ethernet Cable

October 4, 2022

Waversa EXT Reference LAN Filter and Ethernet Cable  Getting the Harmonic Structure in Digital Streaming Done Right     Most or all of us build and develop our audio systems over time. We put together [Read More]

Denafrips Terminator II by Richard Willie

September 20, 2022

    A quality of music reproduction that is often overlooked but that I feel is critical when evaluating a component is whether the reproduced music sounds interesting. The Denafrips Terminator II DAC (herein, Terminator [Read More]

PS Audio PerfectWave SACD Transport by Moreno Mitchell

May 2, 2022

  Introduction I have been a proponent and admirer of PS Audio products for many years. Their commitment to excellence is beyond reproach. PS Audio promotes exceptional engineering and quality throughout the spectrum of its [Read More]

Denafrips Hermes D to D converter by Richard Willie

January 20, 2022

  Many find that vinyl records have a sound that is natural, alive, and relaxed all at the same time. This review isn’t about vinyl records – this review is about the Denafrips Hermes Digital [Read More]

DENAFRIPS PONTUS II R2R DAC by Greg Voth

January 19, 2022

You’ll get the idea that the DENAFRIPS PONTUS II R2R DAC might be something special as you lift it out of its packing. It’s beautiful to both the touch and the eye and surprisingly heavy [Read More]

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