Posts Tagged: 2001

Ortofon MC Kontrapunkt b

Back at the turn of the new millennium, Ortofon launched three new Kontrapunkt moving coil cartridges to commemorate the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the death of Johan Sebastian Bach. The a and b comfortably outsold the c, with all

Ortofon MC Kontrapunkt b

Back at the turn of the new millennium, Ortofon launched three new Kontrapunkt moving coil cartridges to commemorate the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the death of Johan Sebastian Bach. The a and b comfortably outsold the c, with all

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Chord DAC64

Launched at the 2001 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, this was a sensation. It wasn’t just the company’s first ever digital-to-analogue converter, it was the result of a chance encounter between Rob Watts and John Franks. The former is a brilliant

/ DACs

Chord DAC64

Launched at the 2001 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, this was a sensation. It wasn’t just the company’s first ever digital-to-analogue converter, it was the result of a chance encounter between Rob Watts and John Franks. The former is a brilliant

Sony RCD-W3

It was late 1998 that Sony’s first CD recorder was released in the company’s home market of Japan. At the time it came as something of a surprise, as Sony had previously intimated that MiniDisc was its rival to Philips’

Sony RCD-W3

It was late 1998 that Sony’s first CD recorder was released in the company’s home market of Japan. At the time it came as something of a surprise, as Sony had previously intimated that MiniDisc was its rival to Philips’

TDK S80

Back in 2002 I went to meet Henry Azima in NXT’s Huntingdon technology centre where I saw a whole host of interesting speaker-related goodies, but something really caught my attention. It sounded big and powerful, yet clean and sweet and

TDK S80

Back in 2002 I went to meet Henry Azima in NXT’s Huntingdon technology centre where I saw a whole host of interesting speaker-related goodies, but something really caught my attention. It sounded big and powerful, yet clean and sweet and

Michell GyroDec Spider Edition

Now over thirty years old, the Michell GyroDec has become a great British vinyl icon. When launched in 1981, it was one of the very first ‘skeletal’ designs with a vestigial sandblasted aluminium chassis rather than a conventional wooden plinth.

Michell GyroDec Spider Edition

Now over thirty years old, the Michell GyroDec has become a great British vinyl icon. When launched in 1981, it was one of the very first ‘skeletal’ designs with a vestigial sandblasted aluminium chassis rather than a conventional wooden plinth.