In for Review

In Barn: Vinnie Rossi L2 Signature Preamplifier & L2 Signature Monoblocks

Vinnie Rossi L2 Signature Preamplifier (starts at $14,995), L2 Signature Monoblocks ($14,995). The review unit L2 Signature Preamplier includes the optional DAC (+$3,495) and Phonostage (+$3,495).

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In the Desert: Holo Audio Azure Discrete 8 amp module headphone amplifier

[Editor’s Note: “In the Desert” is just like “In the Barn”, a post featuring gear that’s in for review with pricing, features, and specs, when available, only the person doing the reviewing in the Desert is Darren Henley] Holo Audio Azure Discrete 8 amp module headphone amplifier ($1,599.00).

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In Brooklyn: totaldac d1-direct DAC

[Editor’s Note: “In Brooklyn” is just like “In Barn”, a post featuring gear that’s in for review with pricing, features, and specs, when available,  only the person doing the reviewing in Brooklyn is Alex Halberstadt] The totaldac d1-direct DAC (17,450euros excl VAT out of Europe).

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In Barn: LITE PHILIPS TDA1543 X8 in parallel Hi-End Audio DAC (eBay)

LITE PHILIPS TDA1543 X8 in parallel Hi-end Audio DAC ($125 + shipping from Singapore). This will be an unusual review seeing as the DAC in question was purchased new from eBay (www.china-hifi-audio.com). Why? As the bank robber said in Dirty Harry: “I gots to know.”

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In Barn: totaldac USB GIGAFILTER

totaldac USB GIGAFILTER (1,600euros excl VAT out of Europe/ 0.6m or 1m or 1.5m).

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In Barn: Sonore ultraRendu , ultraDigital, Small Green Computer Linear Power Supplies

Sonore ultraRendu Ethernet to USB source ($895 w/o power supply) + ultraDigital USB to SPDIF and LVDS i2s converter ($325.00 w/o power supply) + Small Green Computer Linear Power Supply x2 ($160.00/ea.).

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In Barn: ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2

ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 speakers ($249.98 /pair).

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In Barn: Quad VA-One

Quad VA-One Integrated Amplifier/DAC ($1,595.00).

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