The new flagship Karelia now stands alone on top of the Penaudio collection, and deviates significantly from the previous top models in terms of cabinet technology.
Two past reviews of Penaudio’s cool looking stand-mount and floorstanding loudspeaker.
Audiolici A1/A25 integrated amp adapts to the musical taste of the listener. Just swap the output tubes.
Just a few observations on the Timekeeper driving a half a dozen of loudspeakers, of different kind.
Forget technology. Enjoy unforgettable films and music. Who says a soundbar needs to be an arm-thick black bar.
Famous for its eight-incher, PHY now offers a more affordable six-incher E17.
Squaring the circle with the Audio Note UK’s top CD combo.
KEF LS50 starts to be an iconic loudspeaker but even its full potential is not immediately revealed.
Two turntables from the absolute top. Two different eras. One with a belt, the other with an idler. A unique comparison.
The irresistible charm of single driver speakers shows no signs of withering away. A fairly recent temptation originates from Estonia and is called Vivo.
A 6SN7 and a 300B in one glass bottle. Modesty or ingenuity?
The Synthese 2 looks bizarre as a loudspeaker but has a plausible explanation for its appearance.
The sound may have a deeper dimension than the West admits. A phono amp from the lab of truth.
When technical efforts have not been wasted.
Northnuance Spiro looks simple, and is simple. But simple things do not come into existence that simply.
The turntable specialist Roksan is not just a turntable specialist. New amplifiers will be launched and old ones upgraded. Kandy L.III belongs to the latter group.
There are two reasons why this is cheerful, orange memory stick exists: to play hi-res music files and that it travels with you anytime and anywhere.
Many are the manufacturers that claim their speakers perfectly mix with the interior. There’s only one winner.
It may look like a gadget, but what really makes it worth resting one’s head on its soft surface, is the hard techniques that’s gone into it.
One of world’s top CD players, Ayon Audio’s 3sx, has tubes for two different outputs; a pair for the CD player, two pairs for the preamp. Which way to go?
A specialty shop for audio components sells its EL34 amp primarily as a DIY kit but for butterfingers, also as assembled.
It’s never too late to acquire a new audio dream. That is, it’s never too late to buy a turntable and a whole analogue music playback system. Why bother? Why? Because the vinyl sound is magical. It’s pure and natural. It’s 100% music. That’s why.
What would it be like if you finally found musical nirvana, and with the equipment you already had!
Long live transparency!
“The wisest of these discerning audiophiles will listen to their music through vacuum tune amplifiers, and they shall stand apart among the rowdy rabble.” David Manley, California, 1989
Sonus Faber’s Guarneri loudspeaker has always been something very special since the day it was introduced to the highend hi-fi community early 1990s.
Air is a wonderful thing: when you squeeze it a little bit, it – the compressed air – can be used as a workhorse for many marvelous jobs.
This “diminutive giant” presents a complex case, and thus requires a good deal of explanation, about how it’s constructed and room placement.
Although a transistor amp, the 200W MA-6600 delves deep into McIntosh’s American roots.