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dCS Network Bridge and Vivaldi DAC receive MQA and juice my streaming

By | November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ever since I reviewed the dCS Network Bridge a year ago,  I’ve been enjoying a lot more digital music. YES, I still prefer dropping the needle but the convenience of a dCS Network Bridge + dCS Vivaldi DAC + ROON is tough to beat.

I find myself re-discovering CDs I ripped years ago, but more often on the hunt for more high resolution music.  Its been a bit of a disease, each Friday around 4pm, heading over to www.superhirez.com to look for what new music was released that week. … Read the full article

Celebration Giveaway 7: AudioQuest DragonFly RED

By | October 28th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We continue our $50k anniversary celebration giveaway on my birthday today with one of the most popular items in personal audio, the AudioQuest DragonFly Red!! It could be all yours, just keep reading and enter the giveaway!

Winner

We had a huge number of entries for the Etymotic ER4-XR but there can be only one winner, and that is: Thomas Pan from France ! Congratulations. You’ll be contacted very soon, please get in touch.

Number 7

As promised and explained earlier, we’ll be doing a year long of weekly giveaways and last September was the start of our 52-week celebration.… Read the full article

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High End 2017: MQA upgrade in under 5 minutes with the Audioquest Dragonfly

By | May 21st, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You can now upgrade your AudioQuest DragonFly Black and DragonFly Red to include support for MQA with a firmware update. We’ve upgraded a few of our Red Dragonfly’s over at Part-Time Audiophile today, and encourage you too as well. The process takes less then 5 minutes, and then you can enjoy a little MQA + Tidal Masters using the Tidal desktop application on your computer.

  1. Install the AudioQuest Device Manager application. You can download it from here.  It is supported on:

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MQA update for AudioQuest Dragonfly Black and Red coming May 17 – new partnerships announced

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MQA-AQ

Coming to a laptop near you very soon.

The MQA freight train keeps rolling down the tracks of high-fidelity seemingly without resistance. A press release just announced that portable USB DAC wünderkind AudioQuest will be releasing a free, and highly-anticipated MQA firmware update to its award-winning, and crazy good/affordable/popular Dragonfly Black and Red on May 17.

This is something that Dragonfly owners who are Tidal HiFi subscribers have been eagerly waiting for – full hardware decoding/unfolding of the original MQA studio masters that have been streaming on Tidal for the last four months in their 24/16 origami wrappers.… Read the full article

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AudioQuest’s DragonFly Red puts high-end DAPs on notice

By | April 8th, 2016|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

DragonFly – the story so far: the average laptop computer isn’t built with audio sensitivities in mind. With ongoing downward pressure applied to computer design budgets, only the most basic of DAC and headphone amplifiers chips are included on the motherboard found inside a Microsoft Surface or Apple MacBook. From an audiophile perspective they are little more than functional. Their sound is often one that’s big on layer congeal, lacks air and is shy with dynamics.

One way to improve the sound quality of one’s Mac or Surface (or any computer running Windows or OS X) whilst keeping cash drop and portability (literally) in the pocket is AudioQuest’s DragonFly dongle DAC / headphone amplifier.… Read the full article

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