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Aavik D-180 D/A-Converter

D/A-Converter Test

Aavik D-180 Review

DAC with a "Human Touch" – The Danish company Aavik is rather young, but their new D/A converter from the entry-level series "180" still introduces a…

| Michael Lang
Auralic Altair G2.1

DAC/Streamer Test

Auralic Altair G2.1 Review

Big Brother – With the Auralic Altair G2.1, a new streaming DAC enters our arena, where it not only impresses with its extensive features, but also…

| Michael Lang
Auralic Altair G1 Streamer/Server/DAC

DAC/Streamer Test

Auralic Altair G1 Review

Aromatherapy – The Auralic Altair G1 is a proper all-rounder that has everything it takes to create a lasting impression right from the start. How…

| Julian Kienzle
Q Active 200 with Hub and Stand

Wireless Active Speaker Test

Q Acoustics Q Active 200 Review

Particularly Smart – Not too long ago, Q Acoustics introduced the new compact active system Q Active 200. With an unusual design, innovative…

| Julian Kienzle
KEF LS 50 Wireless II

Active Standmount Speaker Test

KEF LS 50 Wireless II Review

An Active Point – KEF's LS 50 was a big hit in the charts of High Fidelity. Now, the Wireless II is simply the best possible way to realize the…

| Tom Frantzen
Cambridge Evo 150

Integrated (Streaming-)Amp Test

Cambridge Evo 150 Review

Road To Perfection – Cambridge Audio recently dropped quite a bombshell. Not in the literal sense, of course, but the newly presented Evo 150 simply…

| Tom Frantzen
Waversa WDAC 3C

Streamer & D/A-Converter Test

Waversa WDAC 3C Review

The Perfect Wave? — Various products from the Korean manufacturer Waversa – which translates to "The Wave" – have been available in Germany for about…

| Michael Lang
Technics SC-C70MK2

All-In-One System Test

Technics Ottava SC-C70 MK2 Review

Ready for Everything and Looking Fancy – In the digital part of our hi-fi world, three years are quite a long time. No manufacturer can afford to take…

| Michael Lang
DSPeaker Anti-Mode X4

Preamp and Room processor Test

DSPeaker Anti-Mode X4 Review

Multiple Choice – The X4 preamplifier from Finnish manufacturer DSPeaker is as versatile as it is intuitive and aims to help any system achieve its…

| Julian Kienzle
Krell Vanguard Universal DAC

D/A-Converter Test

Krell Vanguard Universal DAC Review

Universal Genius – At first glance, Krell's Vanguard Universal DAC does not appear as universal as the name might suggest. In getting to know it,…

| Matthias Böde
iFi Zen DAC for 150 Euros

D/A-Converter Test

iFi Zen DAC Review

At a radical budget price, iFi delivers its "Zen DAC", which is both incredibly versatile and clever. It certainly made us meditate on questions of…

| Matthias Böde
Musical Fidelity M6s DAC

D/A-Converter Test

Musical Fidelity M6s DAC Review

Take Me Home – A solution for almost every problem? On paper, Musical Fidelity's new M6sDAC fulfills just about every possible requirement for this…

| Michael Lang

Soundbar Test


KATCH me if you can – Despite its flat design, the new DALI KATCH ONE soundbar wants to impress with room-filling sound.

| Julian Kienzle
Mytek Brooklyn Bridge

Streaming DAC & Preamp Test

Mytek Brooklyn Bridge Review

Bridge Builder – In addition to the New York districts of "Manhattan" and "Brooklyn", a Brooklyn Bridge now also connects Mytek's product families of…

| Julian Kienzle
Canton Smart Soundbar 9

Soundbar Test

Canton Smart Soundbar 9 Review

The Smart German – Integrated into Canton's "Smart" concept, the "Soundbar 9" shows what outstanding sound is possible at a price point of just 700…

| Tom Frantzen
B&W Formation Bar

Soundbar Test

B&W Formation Bar Review

Design meets Sound – With their new "Formation" series, B&W launched a new era for the British company – not just technically but also optically.…

| Michael Lang
Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar | STEREO

Soundbar Test

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Review

The Genius – With a substantial price of 2,500 Euros, the Sennheiser Ambeo is aiming at the soundbar throne. Thanks to extremely sophisticated 3D…

| Tom Frantzen
Manger P1

Active/Passive Floorstanding Speaker Test

Manger P1 Review (+Linn Electronics)

Systematic Listening – What would you like it to be: active or passive? With or without digital processing? And if DSP – Scottish or German? Join us…

| Michael Lang
Chromecast built-in

Streaming Protocol Test

Chromecast Audio Review

Wire from the Cloud – With Chromecast you can stream music from Qobuz & Co. directly from the cloud to your streamer – without a PC and in HiRes.…

| Ulrich Wienforth

Ripper/Streamer/Server Test

Bluesound Vault 2i Review

Keeping others‘ promises – Anyone who is afraid of the pitfalls of analog technology has probably never attempted to install a streamer ready to play.…

| Michael Lang
T+A PDT 3100 HV | T+A SDV 3100 HV

Streaming DAC / SACD Drive Test

T+A PDT 3100 HV & T+A SDV 3100 HV Review

T+A took a giant step forward with its „HV“ series. Now the SDV3100HV streaming DAC along with the SACD drive PDT3100HV want to catch up to the…

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