The brand spankin’ new Bel Canto e.One Stream2 has arrived in Barn, fresh off the production line.
I’ve long admired the products from Lumin for their aesthetic appeal that speaks to my eyes and ears.
With the Z40+ Integrated Amplifier, Linear Tube Audio (LTA) promises—”beautiful tube tone with the clarity of solid state”—from 51 Watts (into 4 Ohms) of push-pull, class A/B output transformer-less ZOTL power per channel.
You put your Ethernet in / You put your speaker cables out / You plug it in / That’s what it’s all about!
I’ve long admired the work of Dan Wright, President of ModWright Industries, but always from afar away from the Barn at hifi shows, most recently at Capital Audiofest 2021. The time was long overdue to get up close and personal with some ModWright.
The German-made AVM OVATION A 8.3 Integrated Amplifier marries a tube preamplifer stage with Class A/AB high current MOS-FET output for a blended mix of old and new while adding a DAC and headphone amp for full featured functionality.
The EX-M1 is Guangzhou, China-based Kinki Studio’s dual mono, Class A/B Integrated Amplifier offering 215 Watts of output power per channel (into 8 Ohms). As you may be able to tell from the photos, it is built like the proverbial…really well-built integrated amp.
Vacuum tubes and meters. Oh happy days. The Living Sounds Audio (LSA) VT-70 Integrated Tube Amplifier offers 35 Watts of Class A/B output power from a quad of EL34s. There are 3 line-level RCA inputs and Pre Out for use with a subwoofer or external […]
The Melco N50-S38 Music Library is more than a place to park your music library.
Step 1: Connect the M10 V2 to your network. Step 2: attached speakers. Step 3. Play music.
Back when AudioStream was launched with me at the helm as Editor in 2011 to coincide with RMAF, DSD was all the rage. Brooklyn’s Mytek Digital introduced their Stereo192-DSD DAC, which came in a few thousand dollars less than the nearest competitor.
The Qln Prestige Five is a 2.5 way floorstanding speaker, employing a proprietary mid-woofer, dedicated woofer, and 2mm soft dome tweeter in a cabinet that has a noticeable rear leaning rake, designed to align the output of the drivers in the time domain when music […]
The very first pair of the new Perlisten R7t Tower Speakers to enter the US of A are in Barn for review. The BIG question: How much of the Perlisten S7t (review) do the R7t deliver for about half the price?