Posts Tagged: 2011

Cyrus CD t

Launched in 2011 for £699, the Cyrus CD transport filled a much-needed gap in a hi-fi world that was suddenly beginning to see a decline in the number of silver disc spinners being made. By this time, Linn had already announced it would

Cyrus CD t

Launched in 2011 for £699, the Cyrus CD transport filled a much-needed gap in a hi-fi world that was suddenly beginning to see a decline in the number of silver disc spinners being made. By this time, Linn had already announced it would

Musical Fidelity CLiC

Launched in 2011 for £1,239, the M1 CLiC was an extremely impressive bit of kit in its day. Described as a preamplifier, DAC and network music player all in one, it seemed wonderfully versatile at the time. Pair it up

Musical Fidelity CLiC

Launched in 2011 for £1,239, the M1 CLiC was an extremely impressive bit of kit in its day. Described as a preamplifier, DAC and network music player all in one, it seemed wonderfully versatile at the time. Pair it up

Cambridge Audio NP30

Launched in 2011, the £400 NP30 was an affordable yet capable network music player. It plays 24-bit WAV and FLAC files (plus standard 16-bit of course), but there’s no Apple Lossless. It also does MP3, AAC, WMA and OGG Vorbis. It directly connects

Cambridge Audio NP30

Launched in 2011, the £400 NP30 was an affordable yet capable network music player. It plays 24-bit WAV and FLAC files (plus standard 16-bit of course), but there’s no Apple Lossless. It also does MP3, AAC, WMA and OGG Vorbis. It directly connects

Esoteric K-03

  Launching a £9,495 silver disc spinner in the middle of a global recession isn’t always a recipe for success, but in 2011 that didn’t seem to worry Esoteric. Here was a beautiful, statement optical disc player that made anything from

Esoteric K-03

  Launching a £9,495 silver disc spinner in the middle of a global recession isn’t always a recipe for success, but in 2011 that didn’t seem to worry Esoteric. Here was a beautiful, statement optical disc player that made anything from

German Physiks HRS120 Carbon

This is assuredly not your average assemblage of conventional moving coil drive units in an MDF box, but then again at £16,000 you wouldn’t expect it to be. The German Physiks HRS 120 is a unique omnidirectional designed powered by the exclusive

German Physiks HRS120 Carbon

This is assuredly not your average assemblage of conventional moving coil drive units in an MDF box, but then again at £16,000 you wouldn’t expect it to be. The German Physiks HRS 120 is a unique omnidirectional designed powered by the exclusive

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Arcam rDAC

Arcam has form with digital-to-analogue converters. In fact, it invented the breed, because its Black Box was the first ‘offboard DAC’ (as they were then called) back in 1989. The idea of separating the DAC from the CD transport was

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Arcam rDAC

Arcam has form with digital-to-analogue converters. In fact, it invented the breed, because its Black Box was the first ‘offboard DAC’ (as they were then called) back in 1989. The idea of separating the DAC from the CD transport was