I have long wanted to hear Chord’s celebrated Hugo 2 DAC/headphone amplifier for myself, and I am delighted to say that after spending some time in its company, at last, my expectations have been surpassed
The NAD M33 is one of the best all-in-one streaming DAC amplifier solutions around, easily. The BluOS multi-room music software is simply a joy to use.
I was lucky enough to review Auralic’s original Vega G2 so I was intrigued to learn what had been achieved with the latest G2.1 version.
This is my listen to Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, with their influential album Trout Mask Replica. For “influential”, I usually hear “self-indulgent crap” and this album is the rule, not the exception.
This T+A HA 200 headphone amplifier is just an audio masterpiece, it sounds and looks stunning.
Here’s my review of the wonderfully analogue Benchmark HPA4 headphone amplifier
This is my review of the excellent Auralic Vega G1. It is a streaming DAC, with digital volume control meaning you can output to power or integrated amplifier.
This is my review of the Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu Ray disc player as a CD Player and a DAC. So a review of a Blu ..
As a steamer, I have found the Altair to absolutely excellent in all respects. The DAC output is clean, wide in presentation and very detailed. No energy is lost from the source recordings, whether they be Tidal, Qobuz or DSD or bit perfect networked files
The T+A DAC 8 and AMP 8 are a pair, like siblings they belong together