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Review: Vision Ears Elysium – Purity of Sound

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , |

Disclaimer: Vision Ears sent us the Vison Ears Elysium free of charge in exchange for the review. The unit is a custom version and it doesn’t need to be returned. Vision Ears isn’t a site advertiser.

Vision Ears

If you’ve been following and reading HFN, than you certainly know this isn’t the first time we talk about the German Vision Ears. In June 2015 we reviewed their VE5 monitor and visited the guys in their lab and then we in May 2017 reviewed their VE8 Flagship.Read the full article

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Wyred 4 Sound mINT integrated amplifier Review

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Dagogo|Tags: , , |

I have always enjoyed attending the California Audio Show and feel it is worth the drive to Northern California to attend as much as I can. This year I had the opportunity to listen to a number of products that are not sold by my local retailers or are available only direct from the manufacturer. One company with a direct-to-consumer sales model is Wyred 4 Sound, based in the Central California city of Atascadero near San Luis Obispo. The owner, E.J.

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Luxman launches new flagship control amplifier CL-1000

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: |

BALLSTON SPA, New York, October 2, 2019 –Luxman’s new flagship control amplifier, theCL-1000 is the spiritual heir to the legendary C-1000, launched in 1975. Yet even as it salutes the past, the new preamp looks forward with an all-new LECUTA volume control system, a nanocrystal core transformer, Luxman’s proprietary oil-impregnated capacitors and more. “The CL-1000 represents everything Luxman knows about vacuum tube audio,” said Jeff Sigmund, president of Luxman America. “It’s not just our newest preamp, it’s our new benchmark.”

The CL-1000 complements the Luxman MQ-300 tube stereo power amplifier and will be available later this month at a suggested retail price of $19,995.

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iFi’s ZEN Blue – Enlightened audio at a down-to-earth price

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

First of a new range of audio components priced at just £129, US$129 and €149, iFi’s ZEN Blue delivers hi-res Bluetooth streaming to any audio system

Southport, England – iFi kicks off a new range of high-quality, super-affordable, desktop-sized audio products with the ZEN Blue – the world’s first Bluetooth receiver supporting all the latest hi-res codecs for the best-quality music streaming from smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs to any audio system.

The ZEN Blue immediately impresses with its sturdy aluminium enclosure, unusual at such a low price.… Read the full article

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Vincent Audio SV-200 Integrated Hybrid Amplifier Combines Analog and Digital Inputs with Compact Footprint

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, October 1, 2019 – Vincent Audio, a designer and manufacturer of elegant audiophile-grade stereo and multichannel components, is now shipping a new hybrid integrated amplifier, SV-200 (SRP: $799.95) with a compact footprint that delivers powerful performance typically associated with significantly larger products.

Standing at a mere 8.25” W x 3.75” H x 12.75” D, the SV 200, which is available in black or silver, features two 6N1 vacuum tubes in the input stage to complement its digital inputs and built-in DAC (digital-to-analog converter).… Read the full article

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Luxman CL-1000 vacuum tube control amplifier establishes a “new benchmark”

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

BALLSTON SPA, New York, October 2, 2019 –Luxman’s new flagship control amplifier, the CL-1000 is the spiritual heir to the legendary C-1000, launched in 1975. Yet even as it salutes the past, the new preamp looks forward with an all-new LECUTA volume control system, a nanocrystal core transformer, Luxman’s proprietary oil-impregnated capacitors and more. “The CL-1000 represents everything Luxman knows about vacuum tube audio,” said Jeff Sigmund, president of Luxman America. “It’s not just our newest preamp, it’s our new benchmark.”

The CL-1000 complements the Luxman MQ-300 tube stereo power amplifier and will be available later this month at a suggested retail price of $19,995.… Read the full article

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The HOT LICKS – Music of DAN HICKS

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

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Nagra HD Tour at David Michael Audio

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , |

Nagra HD Tour at David Michael Audio

The following is a press release issued by Nagra and David Michael Audio. October 2, 2019 – Hear the unmatched excellence of an entire Nagra HD system! Nagra HDX DAC, HD Preamp and HD Monoblocks, Kubala-Sosna Cables, Nagra IV-S reel to reel, Innuos Statement Music Server, Dohmann Helix One Turntable, Vimberg Tonda speakers!! We are excited to have Rene Laflamme as our host! Rene is the Nagra Sales & Marketing Manager for High End and Pro audio in North America. He is also an esteemed mastering engineer and co-owner of 2xHD.… Read the full article

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PS Audio Releases ‘Windom’ OS Update for DirectStream DACs

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Audiostream|

Never a company to rest on their laurels, PS Audio today made available another Operating System update – Windom – for their DirectStream DAC and DirectStream Junior DAC.

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PS Audio Releases New OS for DirectStream/DSJ: Windom!

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

New “mountaintop” advances state of the art, yet again

PS Audio CEO Paul McGowan is joined by designer Ted Smith, in his infamous circuit-board shirt.

Boulder, CO: 10/1/2019—-Since its introduction in 2014, the PS Audio Perfect Wave DirectStream DAC has repeatedly advanced the state of the art in digital audio. Thanks to its FPGA-based architecture, owners of the DirectStream can update their units with new OS firmware. PS Audio has chosen to name the free downloads after Colorado “Fourteeners”, the 53 mountain peaks exceeding 14,000 feet in the company’s home state—symbolizing the pursuit of the pinnacle of digital audio.… Read the full article

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