A little while back, we reviewed iFi Audio’s ZEN Stream, a simple yet powerful streaming transport that let audiophiles bring a pristine digital music signal into their systems without a lot of fuss. While we
A few years back, we reviewed the smooth and natural-sounding new powered speakers from PSB Speakers, the Alpha AM5. Built on the foundation of PSB’s capable (and affordable) Alpha Series passive loudspeaker, it definitely sounded
Today, Cambridge Audio officially celebrates the 10th Anniversary of their Streammagic streaming platform, a combination of hardware and software that allows the playback of digital music from their network audio components. As a long-time user
Today, Audiolab released the $2299 Omnia, a classy-looking Roon Tested streaming amplifier with a built-in CD player, Play-Fi streamer, MM phono stage, and asynchronous USB input. The amp stage is Class AB (50w per ch.
Today, Roon Labs announced several new brand partners and update features: New updates include- A completely redesigned “Versions” view, making it easier to compare different editions of your favorite albums in your own music library,
TL;DR As long as you measure your expectations, the eminently affordable S.M.S.L AO200 is an enjoyable Class-D amplifier that gives you just enough detail and imaging to bring life to your music. Pick up a
Today, NAD launched the $1499 NAD C700 BluOS Streaming Integrated Amplifier, a new affordable counterpart to the well-reviewed Masters Series M10 BluOS Music Streaming Amplifier….has 80W per channel, Full-Color Display, HDMI, 2 Way apt-X Bluetooth,
Today Shanling Audio previewed their new Class D All-In-One Integrated Amplifier, the EA5: Designed as a multifunctional music centre for your desktop Hi-Fi system, working perfectly all alone or in combination with your other devices.
NAD releases new C 399 HybridDigital DAC Amplifier ($1999) integrated amp with top-grade digital amplification (180W per channel), ESS Sabre DAC chip, and updated Modular Design Construction Architecture for system expansion: The following press release
Bluesound’s newest Hi-Res music streamer wins the 2021-22 EISA Hi-Fi Best Product Award for Digital Music Player: The following press release is courtesy of Lenbrook: TORONTO, CANADA, AUGUST 15, 2021 – Bluesound, a leading manufacturer
NAD announces the next generation of their critically acclaimed Masters M10 BluOS Streaming Amplifier; it now has support for Dolby Digital Surround: The following Press Release is courtesy of Lenbrook: NAD Epitomizes Bold Modernity Through
iFi Audio’s ZEN devices have been excellent options for those looking to get into desktop hi-fi at an affordable price point, and their latest ZEN addition looks to continue that trend. Called the ZEN Stream,
Cambridge Audio has manufactured class-leading streamers and integrated amps for some time now, so it was only a matter of time before they put both in one box. That time is now. I just got
Summary The PS Audio Stellar Strata Integrated Amplifier ($2999) is the “all-in-one” incarnation of their value-priced Stellar line, long known as an affordable entry point to high-end hi-fi separates. It’s their first one-box solution that
Today Cambridge Audio unveiled its new Premium All-In-On music system named Evo. The system is based on two streaming integrated amps, the $3000 EVO 150 with 150 amps per channel and the $2250 EVO 75 with 75
Users of BluOS Enabled devices from NAD Electronics, Bluesound, DALI Loudspeakers, and Monitor Audio now have access to Spotify Free version along with Sirus XM. The BluOS 3.14 update once installed will enable playback from these
Cyrus Audio + Google Home App & Apple Airplay = Spellbinding Sound! It’s been about two years since Google discontinued their Chromecast Audio music streaming device, and I still don’t understand why. It was a
While CDs and Vinyl still hold a special place in many an audiophile’s heart, wireless music streaming devices have become commonplace on the racks of hi-fi enthusiasts. That’s because they offer flexibility and a range
I’ve been following Roon almost since the beginning. My first full experience with the software came at Axpona (2016?) when the CEO/Founder hosted a seminar/demo, and I was amazed at its ability to catalog huge
The new ROON software is here, and it’s eye-popping! ROON fans rejoice. The new ROON 1.8 release is on the way, and it’s stunning. Multitudes of audiophiles depend on Roon’s music discovery engine and interface
This simple music streamer gives you a whole lotta music for just a little bit of dough… I’ll say it. I’m crazy about Andover Audio. They’ve put out some sensational gear over the last couple
It’s that time again! This is when we look back at some of the best gear we’ve come across this year. The mission of HI-FI Trends is “Helping audiophiles to build affordable high-end audio systems,”
Cambridge Audio ups the ante with powerful new Monoblocks! Today, Cambridge Audio announced a potent new addition to their Flagship Edge components, the Edge M monoblock power amplifier ($4000). The 200W RMS (into 8 Ohms)
Our PS Audio Stellar Strata Review is up! Check it out here: https://hifitrends.com/2021/05/02/ps-audio-stellar-strata-integrated-amplifier-review-an-astounding-powerhouse/ PS Audio is known for its innovative, and in the case of their Stellar DAC and Power Amps, reasonably priced hi-fi separates.