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Linn Majik LP12

Turntable Test

Linn Majik LP12 Review

The Gateway Drug – The risk of developing an audiophile addiction to Linn's LP12 was always rather considerable. Just now, the recipe of the variant…

| Matthias Böde
Cyrus XR

Integrated Amp & CD Player Test

Cyrus i9-XR and Cyrus CDi-XR Review

Xtreme Resolution – The British manufacturer Cyrus has a legendary status when it comes to incredible musicality, joy of playing and coherence coming…

| 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

Standmount Speaker Test

JBL L82 Classic Review

The American Fighter — JBL already displayed convincing qualities with the L100 Classic. Now, they send out the smaller sibling L82 to try and…

| 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
Piega MLS 3

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Piega MLS 3 Review

Swiss Delight – The Piega MasterLineSource 3 is the newest addition to the reference class of the Swiss loudspeaker specialist, which was started in…

| Michael Lang
AVM Ovation PH 8.3

Phono-Preamp Test

AVM Ovation PH 8.3 Review

You can always get what you want – With the brand new Ovation PH 8.3, AVM launches a phono preamplifier of the highest class, which can also be…

| Michael Lang
Preamp NAD C 658 and Power Amp NAD C 298

Power Amplifier Test

NAD C 298 Review

Sleeping Beauty has Awakened – For a few years, it seemed as if NAD had lost some of its momentum. Behind the scenes, however, the company evidently…

| Michael Lang
DALI Rubicon 6 Black Edition

Floorstanding Speaker Test

DALI Rubicon 6 Black Edition Review

Small Changes make for Big Improvements – Updating both the visuals and the technology of a tried and tested model is not a completely new strategy.…

| Michael Lang
Transrotor TRA 9/2.1

Tonearm Test

Transrotor TRA 9/2.1 Review

Eagerly Awaited – Transrotor has been building turntables for around 45 years. Now, the analog specialist presented its first tonearm. It was a long…

| Matthias Böde
Accuphase E-800

Integrated Amplifier Test

Accuphase E-800 Review

The Über-Amp – Accuphase crowns its line of integrated amplifiers with a super-sized amp. The E-800 shines with Class A operation and technical…

| Matthias Böde
Gauder Berlina RC7 Diamond Tweeter

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Gauder Berlina RC 7 MK II Black Edition Review

Correct Calculations – Speaker by speaker, Gauder Akustik from Renningen, Southern Germany, is in the process of conquering the known world elite of…

| Michael Lang
Sennheiser HD 560S

Headphone Test

Sennheiser HD 560S Review

Small but Ambitious – Sennheiser, specialist for studio, stage and conference technology, audiology, microphones and headphones, recently celebrated…

| Michael Lang
Vertere Phono-1 MK II

Phono-Preamp Test

Vertere Phono-1 MK II Review

Magic Box – A device that comes at a reasonable price and yet is not ordinary, but different from others? Touraj Moghaddam, owner of Vertere Audio,…

| Michael Lang
Wilson SabrinaX

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Wilson Audio SabrinaX Review

A New X Factor – Wilson Audio now manufactures its smallest floorstanding speaker entirely from the superior "X-Material". Does the SabrinaX deliver…

| Matthias Böde
Audionet Humboldt Integrated Amp

Integrated Amplifier Test

Audionet Humboldt Review

The Giant from Berlin – Around a quarter of a century has passed since Audionet came onto the market with the Amp1 power amplifier, which convinced…

| Michael Lang
Avantgarde Acoustic Duo XD

Floorstanding Speaker Test

Avantgarde Acoustic Duo XD Review

Blow Up! – With the Duo XD, Avantgarde Acoustic shows what horn technology and a perfectly matched active woofer are able to do to the sound. Fasten…

| Matthias Böde
Marantz Model 30

Integrated Amplifier Test

Marantz Model 30 Review

Marantz DNA – "Luxury You Can Afford" is what Joe Cocker called one of his albums. One might think that this legend of music from Sheffield, England,…

| Tom Frantzen
MC Pickup Hana Umami Red

Phono MC Cartridge Test

Hana Umami Red Review

Refined Taste – Since its debut in 2016, the Japanese brand Hana has quickly become a gourmet tip among connoisseurs of analog technology. Now, they…

| Matthias Böde

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