April 23, 2019, 8:25 pm

Tag: Amplifier

John Franks with Goh Beng Yeow

Interview with John Franks of Chord Electronics

John Franks (John), Founder and CEO of Chord Electronics Ltd. was in Singapore, the home base of Porta-Fi. Our Editor, Beng Yeow was able to meet up with him to find out more...

dCS announces Bartók network DAC with Headphone Amplifier Variant in Singapore

Data Conversion Systems (dCS) has partnered Absolute Sound to announce Bartók, the British Hi-Fi brand's latest digital-to-analogue converter (DAC) offering in Singapore, hosted by Zeppelin & Co, located at Sim Lim Square. The dCS Bartók is first...
Sony IER-Z1R

Sony rejuvenates Signature Series

Sony announced the IER-Z1R In-Ear Headphones and DMP-Z1 Digital Music Player, two new products that rejuvenate and expands its Signature Series. The two products harness decades of audio expertise, proudly showcasing Sony’s...
FiiO Q1 Mark 2

FiiO Q1 Mark 2 DAC/Amplifier Review

Apple’s closed-source iOS system, coupled with its decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 in 2016 has made it challenging to play hi-res audio files on the iPhone. While...

Chord announced the Hugo TT 2 DAC/headphone amp at High End Show 2018 in...

Chord announced the Hugo TT 2 at the High End 2018 Show in Munich, Germany on May 10, 2018. The Hugo TT 2 is the successor to Hugo TT, however, unlike the...

HeadAmp Gilmore Lite MK2 Headphone Amplifier Review

It has been 16 years since Justin Wilson, founder and CEO of HeadAmp Electronics, Inc. sold his first amplifier, the Gilmore V1. An amplifier that adapted Kevin Gilmore's "A Pure Class-A...
HIFIMAN SHANGRI-LA jr.

First Impressions: HIFIMAN SHANGRI-LA jr.

When it comes to headphone systems, the mention of SHANGRI-LA directs one to a USD 50k peak that is pretty much out of reach, an electrostatic statement piece for HIFIMAN. During CES...
Audirect Whistle DAC/Amplifier

Audirect Whistle DAC/Amplifier Review

As shared in an earlier commentary, Evolution of the 3.5mm jack. It has been more than a year since Apple announced that the iPhone 7 would arrive sans the 3.5mm jack...
Leptoni - Photo with Master Đình Thủy

Visit of Leptoni in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Leptoni is the plural form for Leptone in Italian. Leptone is an elementary particle that has a 1/2 spin and does not interact via the strong nuclear force. In the world of...
Audinst HUD-DX1

Audinst HUD-DX1 DAC/Amplifier Review

The Audinst HUD-DX1 is a solid state headphone DAC and amplifier combo from Audinst, Korea. Audinst is a company established in 2009 with the goal of bringing PC-based audio components to...