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Bancs d'essai – On January 29, 2018
Good news for the Naim and Qobuz enthusiasts: the British brand just integrated the Chromecast functionality into the network section of the devices belonging to its new Uniti range. It’s the case in particular with the Uniti Atom model, a very nice all-in-one system with an amplifier and an integrated network player.
Bancs d'essai – 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.
Bancs d'essai – On 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 the new version of the NuPrime WR100 streamer, which has just evolved and whose control application now offers Qobuz in CD quality!
Vidéo du jour – On November 1, 2017
The most fascinating new album off all DJettes...
Bancs d'essai – On 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 audio devices to sound professionals. Welcome into the world of Hi-Fi lovers!
Bancs d'essai – On September 22, 2017
The ultimate element of a sound reproduction system, the speaker, after having integrated its amplification, has sometimes been equipped, for a while now, with a true small preamplifier with source selection—external sources, like a turntable or a CD player, or internal sources, like a aptX Bluetooth receiver. This is what this new Triangle Elara LN05A offers, among other things.
Vidéo du jour – On September 20, 2017
An album ‘made in Australia’ from the siblings…
Bancs d'essai – On September 8, 2017
The small digital amplifiers have established themselves in the world of Hi-Fi, thanks to the quality of their sound restitution combined with vivacity and power quite belied by their compactness, a feat viewed with some envy by analog models whose dimensions and prices are far higher. Some of them even triggered a good number of online articles, like this AD18 model from the Chinese brand S.M.S.L.
Bancs d'essai – On August 17, 2017
There are many ways to use a DAC: through a USB, S/PDIF, or Bluetooth connection—preferably aptX to get the closest to CD-quality— or via Ethernet with a network player, or even through some less common connections. The new iFi Audio nano iOne DAC offers the first three possibilities, with an excellent sound quality and a great ease of use.
Hi-Fi – On August 8, 2017
There are many ways to use a DAC: through a USB, S/PDIF, or Bluetooth connection—preferably aptX to get near CD-quality— or via Ethernet with a network player, or even through some less common connections. The new iFi Audio nano iOne DAC offers the first three possibilities, with an excellent sound quality and a great ease of use.
Chers disparus – On July 28, 2017
The music world is in mourning. Linkin Park's iconic singer, Chester Bennington, passed away on Thursday 20 July at the age of 41.
In English – On June 2, 2017
Let’s talk about another cheap little DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) which uses stripped-down high-quality electronics, but offers great sound reproduction—almost identical to the recorded signal according to us—thanks to digital-friendly native playback. Let’s talk about the FiiO K1.
Bancs d'essai – On August 4, 2016
Yes, this Audio-gd Master 7 is truly a fantastic DAC. From the size of the device right down to the choice of using an R2R converter (something that has largely been replaced by One Bit technology), as well as thinking of integrating a transistor system. In the end, this device has the kind of stratospheric sound quality that merits a Qobuzism award.
Vidéo du jour – On July 31, 2016
The stunning duo that is Bojan Z and Nils Wogram...
Bancs d'essai – On June 17, 2016
Due to the resurgence of interest in Hi-Fi headphones from demanding music lovers, there is a growing number of amplifiers and DACs being released onto the market, and Pioneer has developed an uncompromising, top-of-the-range model known as the SE-Master1.
Vidéo du jour – On June 7, 2016
Remastered in 24-Bit Hi-Res... the biggest "supergroup" of all time?
Hi-Fi – On February 12, 2016
Thanks to the thermionic effect, vacuum tubes have given rise to amplifiers and, over a century after their invention, continue to be used in commercial projects, such as for the Doge 6210-II headphone amplifier, allowing the connection of two headphones and reproducing a spatial, concert hall effect
Bancs d'essai – On February 5, 2016
The iFi Audio micro iDAC2, as the name suggests, is an evolution of the brand's iDAC model. But while its name has changed little, the electronics are no longer the same; the iDAC2 can decode PCM audio at a sampling frequency of up to 384kHz, as well as the DSD64 and DSD128. The USB input is now the USB 3.0 standard, as well as having a coaxial S/PDIF output. Drop the mic... the iDAC2 is the perfect Qobuzism.
Chers disparus – On January 11, 2016
A unique star, singular and brilliant, forever etched into the history of rock and pop, was taken from the world by cancer, just a few hours after celebrating his 69th birthday and releasing what would be his final album, Blackstar.
Hi-Fi – On December 8, 2015
Yes, this enigmatic object in the shape of a bedside lamp is in fact a speaker, and even more impressively so, one that is capable of omnidirectional sound dispersion by using the wooden cone located on its top to disseminate sound at 360° - A truly immersive audio experience!