Pass Labs XA30.5

Pass Labs XA30.5 Power Amplifier

Amplifiers from the great Nelson Pass have one thing in common – Sheer brilliance. His amplifiers are some of the best designs ever to grace our ears! The looks of this power amplifier is amazing. Strong modern industrial look. Its not trying one bit to be subtle. Most people notice it immediately. And for most its love at first sight! …

Vivid Audio G1 Spirit

Vivid Audio Giya G1 Spirit

Vivid Audio brings out a new range topper to expand their range even more, the Giya G1 Spirit. I had the opportunity to listen to them and discover what changed. I thought Ill pen down some of my impressions to a speaker I really admire. The D50 and D26 drivers both use a catenary dome profile, and sport a new …

MHDT Pagoda

MHDT Pagoda

First, Pagoda is the highest achievement of memorial in all things, especially architectural forms. And second, every eminent monk has a sacred, protected space where he keeps all his treasures and those things he holds most sacred; this is also known as a Pagoda. Since we consider the PCM1704 chip to represent the highest standards in regards to the R2R …

Ming-Da 3008-AB SE

Bookshelf Fest 2016 & MingDa Release

Every year we ask ourselves…”How does my speaker compare to othe bookshelf speakers out there ?” “Is it stll relevant”, “Does my bookshelf still sound good ?” Its not easy to compare, let alone to hear what is out there. Hence the Bookshelf fest. Here you can listen and FIND a sound you like and aspire to own it. You …

Perreaux Eloquence 150i

Perreaux Eloquence 150i

Ok it’s doesn’t spin the CD for you and does not have a built in tuner. But everything else is included. The last preamp I had that was this configurable was the Mark Levinson Reference 32. Enough now of the hype. How does the thing sound ?Sweet. My first word that comes to mind. Sweet like in airy, enveloping, attention …

SVS Ultra

SVS Ultra

So is the Ultra a home cinema speaker ? YES, a bloody good one. Its going to amaze you, the package will thrill you. But what about stereo ? Most of us have the problem, mixing Stereo listening with Home cinema. Maybe that is solved here. Your front DON’T have to change now. I DO feel that 95% of home …

Tannoy D900

Tannoy Definition D900

And then you press: Play…. Oh goodness, this is good. A touch of wood, Big sound, enveloping you with music. It’s a mighty sound, slightly bigger than one would expect. No this is bigger than the sum of those 4 12” drivers. They somehow blend perfectly. I cannot hear the crossing from 12” woofer to 12” midrange. Maybe it’s because …

Perreax Prisma 350

Perreaux Prism 350

Once in a while something comes along, unassuming and unexpected and makes you sit up and take notice. The Prisma 350 arrived and was promptly take out of its box to be investigated. The packaging was very good to excellent. Made to withstand a long journey. The amplifier was not your typical drool-worthy work of metal art. It was solid, …