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Audio science review SMSL DO100 DAC

This is a review and detailed measurements of the SMSL DO100 stereo balanced DAC with Bluetooth. Sorry about the fuzzy front panel picture. It looks better in person. The rotary control makes it nice to adjust volume. Back panel is the usual affair but with USB-C connector instead of the usual Type B: Nice that AC adapter is built into the unit so you don't have to worry about a dongle. The usual SMSL remote control is provided. SMSL DO100 Measurements Let's start...

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Topping D90LE dac is now available At Hifistudio79.

Topping D90LE dac is now available At Hifistudio79. The performance of D9OLE has reached a new peak: THD+N <0.00005%. Clearer details are at your fingertips. with 3 different sound modes: Hifi mode (Sound mode off), Valve mode (simulates the sound of tube), and transistor sound (simulates the sound of the field-effect transistor). This is the non-MQA version of the amazing D90SE DAC and is available for 100,- less that the price of the TOPPING D90SE.     The measurements of the D90LE are similar to that...

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Audio science WiiM Mini Wifi/Bluetooth streamer review

This is a review and detailed measurements of the WiiM Mini Wifi/Bluetooth streamer. It is on kind loan from a member and is on sale on Amazon for 89,-. As you can see the former factor is a "hockey puck." An included phone charger needs to be used to power the unit over USB-C. It did not work so when I used my computer USB port. Initial setup is by connecting using Bluetooth and the available App. I connected using BT...

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FX-Audio Tube 02 Pro Review (Headphone Amp)

this is a review and detailed measurements of the FX-Audio  Tube 02 Pro headphone amplifier. It was sent to me by the company and costs 80,- including shipping. The look and feel of the unit is well above its price bracket. The selector and on/off switches are reassuring to use. And inclusion of both 3.5mm and 1/4 inch headphone jacks are appreciated. The included tubes are JAN 5725W. I am assuming they are a buffer stage with output being solid state from...

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DE GOLDRING EROICA HX HIGH-OUTPUT MOVING COIL CARTRIDGE IS TE ZIEN OP HEM

SINAN KÖKBUGUR | 12 MEI 2022 | FOTOGRAFIE FABRIKANT | GOLDRING De Britse bouwer van draaitafelelementen Goldring heeft het model Eroica HX aangekondigd. De Eroica HX is een mc-element met een zodanig hoge uitgangspanning dat hij op een mm-ingang kan worden aangesloten. Het nieuwe element zal op de komende High End audiobeurs in München worden gedemonstreerd in de demoruimte van de Britse luidsprekerbouwer Q Acoustics.  Goldring Eroica HX: high-output mc-element Er bestaan grofweg genomen twee soorten draaitafelelementen. Een mm-element heeft een bewegende magneet (Moving Magnet) en bij...

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Online betalen en veiligheid: zo zit het

Er komen steeds meer manier om online te betalen. Maar zijn alle methodes wel even veilig? En is uw privacy gewaarborgd? In 2020 deden we in Nederland zo’n 335 miljoen aankopen via het internet. Daar gaven we meer dan 25 miljard euro aan uit. Dat betalen gaat steeds eenvoudiger. Scan bijvoorbeeld de QR-code op uw scherm en u komt automatisch in uw online bankierenapp. Binnen een mum van tijd staat het bedrag op de rekening van de ander. Het is gebruiksvriendelijk en...

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Everything you need to know about phono cartridges!

A century of accuracy in sound. The history of Ortofon can be traced back to 1918 when two Danish Engineers - Axel Petersen (1887-1971) and Arnold Poulsen (1889-1952) - began their experiments to synchronise sound with pictures on film. The name Ortofon is derived from the Greek words “orto” (meaning “correct”) and “fon” (meaning “sound”). Our products concentrate not only on providing the best sound, but more importantly the faithful and correct reproduction of the recorded sound. Ortofon products concentrate not only...

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Topping TOPPING DX5 REVIEW Headfonia

TOPPING DX5 REVIEW Bluetooth Capability   The DX5 comes equipped with Qualcomm’s QCC5125 Bluetooth 5 chipset. The QCC5125 supports AAC, SBC, AptX, AptX LL, AptX HD, and LDAC. LDAC is far superior to other codecs, capable of streaming 990kpbs and if you have an Android device, there is a good possibility that it supports LDAC streaming. Note that Apple devices do not support LDAC or aptX codecs and are only capable of AAC.  For the absolute best wireless sound quality, Topping states that they bypassed the...

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