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TECHNICS SU-G700M2 integrated amplifier > Stereophile review

“When Technics introduced the R1 Reference Class system at IFA in 2014, much of the key technology was appropriated to the C700 Premium Class system: things like Digital Amplification, LAPC, JENO Engine, state-of-the-art digital processing, and of course the classic power meters.”

 

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AUDIOLAB OMNIA

AUDIOLAB OMNIA > AV Forums review

Where the Omnia is good, it is astonishingly good. It’s well made, has connectivity for days and it sounds excellent. If you only need network streaming, others are better adapted for the task but none of them has the functionality the Audiolab does.

 

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AURENDER N20 Music Server – The Absolute Sound review

Within the last decade, we’ve seen the emergence of a market for a new type of high-end audio component: the digital-music server/streamer. Integrating the functions of a computer, music server, network bridge, and Internet gateway, the server/streamer provides the flexibility of listening to music files from a disc drive (spinning or solid-state) as well as from high-quality music-streaming services such as Tidal and Qobuz. Aurender has a been one of the pioneers and innovators in this market for some time, and as we shall see, the N20 represents a fresh, formidable, and innovative offering.
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GOLD NOTE DS-10 PLUS > Fedelta review

THE AUDIO SOURCE FOR THE CONTEMPORARY AUDIOPHILE

The DS-10 is a versatile state-of-the-art streaming DAC, designed for the contemporary audiophile: it features a new generation D/A Converter, UPnP-DLNA Streamer, Line Preamplifier and a Headphone Amplifier. It combines its extended connectivity features with the exceptional high-resolution of the Bluetooth 5.0 – for the first time ever on a High-End audio product – and the headphone double power GAIN output.
The DS-10 is also equipped with analogue input to become a complete preamplifier for analogue and digital sources, both the analogue line input and the preamp stage operate in a fully analogue way to preserve the purest audio quality.
The technology of the DS-10 is enclosed in a compact-sized aluminium chassis, which makes it the perfect addition to a modern High-End audio system.

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New > ELECTROCOMPANIET AW 800 M power amplifier

A Legend Reborn The All-New Reference Amplifier

The AW 800 M is Electrocompaniet’s brand new, from the ground up re-engineered flagship power amplifier. It replaces the legendary AW 600 NEMO as our most powerful monoblock power amplifier. The amplifier showcases an updated, yet unmistakable and distinctive Electrocompaniet design that is a perfect match for all current and legacy Electrocompaniet products.
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MELCO N100 > What Hi-Fi review

The Melco N100 is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a high-quality streamer with storage built-in and already have a capable DAC. The company’s computer heritage shines through in the slick, fuss-free operation, making the N100 highly recommended.

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GOLD NOTE PH-1000 > HiFi Pig review

CONCLUSION > The PH1000 is an excellent sounding phonostage in its own right giving up a dynamic and detailed presentation that is strong through all the frequencies but with a slightly pushed midband presentation that really makes vocal performances pop from the mix and into the room.

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Gold Note IS-1000

GOLD NOTE IS-1000 DELUXE > TAS – Editors’ choice 2022 Award

Treble octaves were smooth and non-fatiguing. Transient behavior was natural, rather than overly etched and prickly. Brass ensembles fared well with sharp assertive attacks that were not overly metallic and with a nice trailing openness on decays. The spark and intensity of aggressively bowed violins were revealed, but never to the point of upstaging the resonant wooden bodies of the instruments. Imaging was unclouded, and localization of players could be observed seemingly at a glance, as if you were actually seated comfortably in the audience about mid-hall.

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