S.M.S.L Icon: an elegant Lightning DAC with more than good sound performance!

Qobuz Testing Ground On December 7, 2017
Intended for Apple smartphones and tablets equipped with a Lightning connector, the new Icon DAC from the Chinese manufacturer S.M.S.L, even if it complies with Apple’s demands and, in some way, with the normalized sound of the computer giant, is rather attractive with its successful design.

It’s been some time since the...

Philips Fidelio M2L: Qobuzissime for these Hi-Fi headphones with Lightning connection! December 1, 2017

A good pair of headphones with a portable DAC linked to your smartphone changes your music, but it can sometimes be a bit cumbersome. The...

D-Stream WR100-D as an exclusive: a Qobuzissime for the successor of the WR100 which (finally) offers the Qobuz application! November 21, 2017

Yet another newcomer to the world of Qobuz streaming with the D-Stream WR100-D, and some of you probably already have some questions. It is indeed...

Elipson Prestige Facet 6B BT: a powerful amplified speaker with an aptX Bluetooth connection November 17, 2017

Following the example of other speaker manufacturers, Elipson has just started selling an amplified model, the Prestige Facet 6B BT, equipped with...

FiiO Q1 Mark II: Qobuzissime for this DAC with headphone amplifier which sounds really great! November 3, 2017

This FiiO Q1 Mark II gives you the chance to transform your smartphone into a high-end sounding digital audio player and we awarded it with our...

Sangean DDR-66BT: a multisource Internet radio with streamer that includes Qobuz in CD quality! October 31, 2017

The Qobuz ecosystem is enriched day by day and, if among the brand including our application, some are clearly elitist, others opt to address as...

Apogee Groove: a DAC with headphone amplifier coming from the professional world! October 27, 2017

The Apogee Groove is actually a portable digital-to-analog converter with headphone amplifier which was designed by a brand mostly selling digital...

The mconnect control HD application with Qobuz in Hi-Res October 16, 2017

We’re here to let you discover the mconnect control HD application as a preamble to the testing ground of the Ayre QX-5 Twenty Digital Hub, which...

Ayre QX-5 Twenty: A Qobuzism for this network player with exceptional sound performances and the mconnect control application integrating Qobuz in Hi-Res! October 9, 2017

With this network player from the brand Ayre, we tackle a really high-end device, priced accordingly, but whose manufacturing and performances are...

Arcam Solo Music: A Qobuzism for this all-in-one system integrating Qobuz in Hi-Res and delivering a beautiful sound! October 4, 2017

We dedicate rather few of our testing grounds to all-in-one systems, but it’s been a while since we’ve wanted to present you this Arcam Solo...
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