Constellation Revelation Series Pictor Linestage, Andromeda Phonostage, and Taurus Monoblock Power Amplifier

Constellation Audio burst onto the high-end audio scene in 2010 with the highly acclaimed, ultra-expensive Altair linestage and Hercules mono amplifier (reviewed in Issue 215). The company followed up with the equally well-received but lower-priced …

Not long ago, when I definitely should have been doing something elselike working on my review of Micromegas M-150 integrated amplifierI was watching old commercials on YouTube. Onto the screen came a dimly familiar 30-second …

Off the cuff, most people who know their way around the personal audio scene would say $200 seems like quite a reasonable jumping off point for a decently equipped, good-sounding DAP. Fiios M7 portable high-resolution …

The Swedish-built I35 Prisma integrated amplifier, the latest model in Primares highly regarded 30 Series, exemplifies a new breed of integrated amp. Where once upon a time the integrated existed in a world apart from …

What does that speaker sound like? Its such a common question among audiophiles that we never stop to think about what it means. When asking that question, we expect a capsule description of the speakers …

Ker-chunk! went the 132-pound package as it plummeted out of the FedEx truck and crashed onto the pavement in front of my house. @$%^&*! went yours truly, contemplating the fate of the very expensive tubes …

Muraudio SP1 Hybrid Electrostatic Loudspeaker

Going on a century ago, in the early 1920s, C. W. Rice and E.W. Kellogg began work at General Electric on how to use electricity to generate sound for reproduction of music. They considered seriously …

There are people on this planet that, though they walk with one foot in front of the other just like the rest of us, are in important respects nothing like the rest of usthey are …

KEF LSX Wireless Streaming Loudspeaker System

Ive always liked variety and difference, and hi-fi has both in spades. In this hobby, there isnt one right answer, one perfect system for everyone. Theres a huge array of different sizes, shapes, and sounds, …

Nordost Corporation has been at the forefront of high-end cable innovation and technology since it was founded in 1991. Precision and scientific methodology are the cornerstones of Nordosts approach to cable solutions for audiophile systems. …

MAGNIFYcation At the most recent RMAF I was using my handheld, foldable 3x-to-8.5x magnifier to align an Ortofon A95 cartridge on a manufacturers turntable. The little Carson Triview is inexpensive (I think I got it …

Accustic Arts Amp II Mk 3 Stereo Power Amplifier

Over a decade ago, as I was traveling through Germany, I picked up an audio magazine at a train station to try and kill some time. Leafing through the periodical, I happened upon a review …

LB Acoustics Mysphere 3.1/3.2 Hover-Ear Headphones

In the battle for the Samsungifcation of Harman, there were always going to be casualties of war. In the shuttering of AKGs Vienna offices, the group lost a lot of very smart designers and builders, …

T+A elektroakustik is a major high-end presence in Europe with 120 dealers in Germany alone. Deliberately and incrementally, T+A has been working on achieving greater visibility in markets worldwide. Central to this effort for 15 …

2019 Editors Choice Awards: Desktop Loudspeakers

KEF Muo $149 This wonderfully portable wireless Bluetooth speaker delivers the sonic goods well beyond expectations, especially given its petite dimensions. Intended for those who want quality listening on the go, its a tiny two-way …

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