I lived with Ayre’s AX-5 Twenty integrated amplifier for a few years and I’ve reviewed a bunch of Ayre gear so I feel I have a good grip on Ayre’s house sound. I am more than happy to report that the new 8-Series products sing […]
Who doesn’t love a sexy speaker and Italy’s Sonus faber knows from sexy. Their new Duetto adds a full featured set of inputs, a 100W class AB amplifier for the silk dome tweeter and a 205W class D amplifier for the paper pulp 5.25” mid-woofer.
Sometimes, most times these days, it seem like constant motion, perpetual stimulus fills every waking hour with nary a moment to reflect. Always moving forward.
I’ve looked at hifi from both sides now / From bad and best and still somehow / It’s hifi’s illusions I recall / I really don’t know hifi at all.
The Retired list is for gear that I haven’t heard in years, has been discontinued or replaced with a newer version, or gear that’s been retired by something else around its price that I like better.