Erwin Bosman

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AQUA+ Powerful Wireless Pocket Amplifier (video)

Nexum has created a new wireless pocket amplifier which is not only small and compact but also provides powerful 32-bit amplification offering</i> …

Review: LZ Big Dipper – A Star

Disclaimer: I received the LZ Big Dipper from LZ HiFi for around 2 months on loan. I’ll ship it to another reviewer very soon. INTRO...The post …

Bang & Olufsen’s $40,000 speakers feature machined aluminum and oak grates

You probably can’t afford them<p>Bang & Olufsen has a new speaker out today, and if sound quality and tasteful design is of utmost importance to you — and you can afford to drop five figures on a pair of floor speakers — then the BeoLab 50 might be for you.<p>Like the other products in the BeoLab line, …

Bang & Olufsen

Dayton Audio Epique CBT24 Speaker System Review

<b>PRICE</b> $1,995 pr (assembled); $1,295/ pr (kit)<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Remarkable, panel-speaker-like stereo imaging<br>Neutral tonal balance<br>Complete absence of …

The Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 50 Delivers Precisely Powerful Sound

It’s near impossible to forget the Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90, a monolithic, tessellated,18-driver hydra engineered with 8,200 watts per channel …

Review: Chord Electronics Hugo 2 – Ruler of sound

Disclaimer: The Hugo 2 was bought directly via Chord Electronics for a discounted price. Many thanks for the generosity! If there is one...The post …

Zellaton Reference MkII Loudspeaker

Over the last twenty-five years I’ve heard a lot of fine equipment at trade shows around the world. Only twice have I been stopped in my tracks by a …

Massdrop x HiFiMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetic Headphones

Oh boy. The folks at Massdrop have gone and done it again. Just got their new Massdrop x HiFiMAN HE4XX in for measurements and a quick listen before …

Audiophile

TAS Legacy: McIntosh C22 Preamplifier and MC275 Power Amplifier

In 1962 McIntosh debuted what must be by any reckoning a pair of signature products: the C22 stereo preamplifier and the MC275 stereo power …

Fluance Signature Floorstanding Speakers Review: This is Grown-up Sound

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>I think I’m like quite a few geeky parents who love having a good home entertainment center. I have a decent 7.1-channel …

Audiophile

Bose accidentally reveals unreleased headphones in email newsletter

Bose’s email marketing team might have accidentally revealed an upcoming product ahead of schedule. Some hawk-eyed recipients of the company’s newsletter noticed something a little odd about the headphones featured in the image above: there’s a new button that doesn’t exist on Bose’s flagship …

Consumer Tech

At last -- a wireless speaker with a rock and roll heart

The Sixes ($799 per pair) are part of Klipsch's new Heritage Wireless series of self-powered speakers that connect to a turntable, TV, computer or Bluetooth device. The Sixes are sold in pairs, so bona-fide stereo was part of the allure for me. The Sixes sound more dynamically alive and clear than …

Marten Coltrane 3 loudspeaker

Marten is a small Swedish loudspeaker manufacturer with great aspirations, some of which the company has largely met. Leif Mårten Olofsson founded …

Audiophile

Speaker Placement for Stereo Music Listening

Sitting between two properly-spaced speakers is like having the prime seat at your favorite concert venue.<p>In a Nutshell<p>Want to get the most of your …

An insanely great phono cartridge for well-heeled audiophiles

How can a phono cartridge's tiny stylus tracing an LP's microscopic grooves make great sounding music? To me it's a magic trick that never gets old with just about any decent cartridge, but with the Koetsu Urushi Sky Blue cartridge it happens on a wildly higher level, so musical epiphanies occur on …

GoldenEar’s Triton Reference Arrives in Stores

GoldenEar Technology’s Top Pick-designated Triton Reference speaker has shipped to more than 100 of the brand’s authorized dealers in North America …

Audiophile

Save 25% On Macy Gray's New Album Stripped Available At HDtracks

You can <b>save 25% off Macy Gray's new album Stripped</b>, which is now available at HDtracks in Hi-Res Music 192kHz/24-bit, 96kHz/24-bit and CD quality …

Sutherland KC Vibe preamp unlocks unheard magic in your LPs

Ron Sutherland is an audio industry veteran and he was one of the founders of the MartinLogan speaker company. (Logan is his middle name.) Sutherland a deep passion for phono preamps: he now makes eight different models. I recently asked him about his approach and he summed it up with one word: …

New affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous lines with high-tech design

Electrostatic speakers are a rarity in the home theater realm, but Australian company IC One Two has launched an Indiegogo campaign that aims to …

Volti Audio Rival loudspeaker

If, like me, you're a dues-paying audiophile who's circumnavigated the upgrade block a few times, you've seen a lot of gear and set up many systems. …

Audiophile

The six best hi-fi mini systems you can buy right now

While you've been focusing your attention on portable speakers, hi-fi mini systems have been evolving. The latest are fully equipped for streaming …

Review: RHA CL1 – Specific

Disclaimer: The RHA CL1 universal IEM was sent to us free of charge by RHA months ago, the sample doesn’t need to be returned....The post Review: RHA …

10 Audiophile Dream Systems That Can Fit in Your Pocket

The iPod may no longer be popular, but luxury media players never stopped evolving.<p>Storing music on a dedicated portable device may be a thing of the …

Audiophile

JE Audio HP10 Vacuum Tube MM / MC Phono Stage

So, in a nutshell, the JE Audio HP 10 MM / MC phono stage's bass is superb, digging as deep as the recording demands. Its midrange is superb, …

AudioQuest NightOwl and NightHawk Alternate Pad Impressions and Measurements

There's a lot to like about AudioQuest's NightHawk and NightOwl: great comfort, very low distortion, exceptionally flat impedance response. …

Meze 99 Neo, a luxury headphone for an affordable price

I'm guessing most of you've never heard of Meze headphones, and that's a shame. Its 99 Classics ($309, £279, AU$442) received a raft of glowing reviews last year, and I concur they're remarkably good. Meze just dropped the 99 Neo ($249, £229, Australia's price hasn't been announced yet but it …

Picture Sunday: HIFIman RE800

Disclaimer: The Hifiman RE800 is part of a tour organised by Hifiman. For other Picture Sunday posts, click HERE. HIFIman reckon that the...The post …

McIntosh MA9000 Integrated Amp

Some people like new audio equipment. Some like vintage. The McIntosh MA9000 Integrated Amp looks vintage, but ensures it'll stay relevant way after …

Audiophile

Who needs more than one speaker?

The "How many speakers do I need" question comes up all the time, but there's no easy answer. For music a single speaker placed just about anywhere in the room might get the job done for background listening, even for some of my more astute audiophile pals.<p>When music isn't the prime focus, like …

Elektron introduces Octatrack MK II

Elektron has introduced its new version of<p>renownedOctatrack sampler. As a happy owner of originalOctatrackI have not seen many of the features that I …