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Chord Chordette 2Qute

Four years ago, Chord Electronics announced a new portable DAC going under the quirky name of Hugo. This market sector was – and still is – bristling with such products – with everyone from Cambridge Audio to Oppo doing the

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Chord Chordette 2Qute

Four years ago, Chord Electronics announced a new portable DAC going under the quirky name of Hugo. This market sector was – and still is – bristling with such products – with everyone from Cambridge Audio to Oppo doing the

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dCS Elgar

The nineteen nineties was arguably just as important for digital audio as the decade that proceeded it – because it saw the introduction of high resolution recording and playback for the first time. Whereas Compact Disc offered a ceiling of

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dCS Elgar

The nineteen nineties was arguably just as important for digital audio as the decade that proceeded it – because it saw the introduction of high resolution recording and playback for the first time. Whereas Compact Disc offered a ceiling of

Marantz SA-10/PM-10

Launched on December 1st, 2016, the new Marantz SA-10 SACD player/DAC and PM-10 amplifier are technologically the boldest products the Eindhoven-based company has done in many years. The silver disc spinner replaces the SA-7, and sports a bespoke, newly designed optical disc

Marantz SA-10/PM-10

Launched on December 1st, 2016, the new Marantz SA-10 SACD player/DAC and PM-10 amplifier are technologically the boldest products the Eindhoven-based company has done in many years. The silver disc spinner replaces the SA-7, and sports a bespoke, newly designed optical disc

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Cambridge Audio DACMagic

One of the last ever digital-to-analogue convertors of the first era of DACs, the DACMagic spent a good part of the nineteen nineties being one of the few such products on sale. Had it been launched five years earlier than its 1995 debut,

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Cambridge Audio DACMagic

One of the last ever digital-to-analogue convertors of the first era of DACs, the DACMagic spent a good part of the nineteen nineties being one of the few such products on sale. Had it been launched five years earlier than its 1995 debut,

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Stello DA100 Signature

We’ve all heard of Samsung, LG, Kia and Hyundai now – South Korea is a growing South East Asian economic power with a thriving technology sector. It also has an audiophile scene too – and one of its greatest exponents is April Music. A

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Stello DA100 Signature

We’ve all heard of Samsung, LG, Kia and Hyundai now – South Korea is a growing South East Asian economic power with a thriving technology sector. It also has an audiophile scene too – and one of its greatest exponents is April Music. A

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Cambridge Audio Azur 851D

Packed with most of the features and functionality that has popped up over the past decade or so, Cambridge Audio’s new flagship DAC is a veritable ‘greatest hits of digital’ in one convenient package. It’s certainly big and heavy for a

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Cambridge Audio Azur 851D

Packed with most of the features and functionality that has popped up over the past decade or so, Cambridge Audio’s new flagship DAC is a veritable ‘greatest hits of digital’ in one convenient package. It’s certainly big and heavy for a

Arcam Delta 70/Black Box

The company’s first product, the A&R Cambridge A60 integrated amplifier, was a fine, worthy design with broad appeal to well healed, middle class audiophiles. Launched in 1976, it sold in huge quantities for a specialist British product, but after ten

Arcam Delta 70/Black Box

The company’s first product, the A&R Cambridge A60 integrated amplifier, was a fine, worthy design with broad appeal to well healed, middle class audiophiles. Launched in 1976, it sold in huge quantities for a specialist British product, but after ten