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One of the luxuries of reviewers is that we get exposed to a lot of new gear, and can occasionally share a new and notable product with our readers. I was first exposed to the Qln Prestige Three loudspeaker at the Capital Audio Fest 2019 where it was sharing a room with the Innuos Statement music server and the Vinnie Rossie L2i SE integrated amplifier (both of which I have reviewed quite favorably). It was one of the show’s better rooms and caught a lot of attention for three reasons. Number one was that it was beautifully simple in its…

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Jay Garrett is bowled over by this monster pre/power amplifier combination… £22,500 / £30,000 As much a description as it is a name, Boulder Amplifiers originally hailed from – yes, you’ve guessed it – Boulder, Colorado in the United States of America. Now though, the company is located in nearby Louisville, where it has consolidated its reputation for producing world-class hi-fi in house. Under the leadership of Jeff Nelson, who started his journey building custom boards for recording and broadcast studios in the nineteen seventies, Boulder has consistently turned out top-notch pre, power and phono amplifiers – not to mention an…

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Sonic glory… worth it! Review By Tom Lyle Nagra is a Swiss audio equipment manufacturer that has been in business for over 65 years. Their professional portable tape recorders were an industry standard for many decades, even appearing as props in many films and television shows. Their reputation was rock-solid even before they started manufacturing high-end audio equipment in the 21st Century. Because of this, and because of the fine high-end audio components they’ve been designing and manufacturing since 2012, I suppose there are many audiophiles, and plenty of non-audiophile, who might add the Nagra Tube DAC and its matching…

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September 19, 2020 Words and photos by Rafe Arnott While streaming music services like Spotify, Qobuz or TIDAL reach millions of people every day, and have a focus on social listening and song or album sharing, the audiophile listening experience when it comes to network audio is pretty much the opposite of that. Most audiophiles spend more time listening to the gear than the music and are usually trying hardest to hear what they hope is not there, in the case of digital audio: electronic noise. This can be introduced to the signal from the multi-tasked laptops or PCs that…

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