Pro-Ject’s Stream Box S2 Ultra is full of surprises

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , , |

Turntables and flowers – a familiar sight for those visiting Pro-Ject’s large display at Munich High-End. This year, CEO and founder Heinz Lichtenegger’s standing as the world’s largest turntable manufacturer grew a little further with the news that he has acquired UK electronics manufacturer Musical Fidelity and Music Hall (for whom Pro-Ject previously handled OEM).

Taking aim at a younger, hipper demographic is Pro-Ject’s increasingly large army of electronics. Here we zoom in on the latest model. The Stream Box Ultra S2 is a Raspberry Pi-based network bridge – wifi/Ethernet in, ‘optimised’ USB out – loaded with low noise power supplies that have this fist-sized unit do double duty as a USB pipe cleaner (think: Schiit Wyrd more than AudioQuest Jitterbug).… Read the full article