Category: D/A Converters

Review Fosi amp TB10A + Merchanise DAC – Cheapskate Hifi

On forums, some cheap products are completely idolized. It would play away high-end audio equipment for a fraction of the money. We saw the Fosi TB10A pass by in a video and were triggered. An Alpha-reader sent us the Merchanise DAC. How low can you go? Because this combination costs just over 100 Euro!

Volumio Primo – Bravo, bravissimo!

The Volumio Primo is a streamer with DAC in an interesting segment of the market. Audio lovers, prick up your ears, because the Primo is surprisingly good.

Review CEC TL2N transport and CEC DA SL Superlink dac

For many enthusiasts, the source is the most important part of a hi-fi system. And after testing the CEC TL2N transport and accompanying CEC DA SL Superlink d/a converter there is much to be said for that. Initially, only the transport was going to be tested but importer Hear Everything Audio assured us that with […]

Sonnet Pasithea

Review Sonnet Audio Pasithea d/a converter – the beauty of silence

After Morpheus – the Greek god of dreams – Sonnet Audio comes up with Pasithea: in Greek mythology, the personification of relaxation, meditation and consciousness. That’s quite a statement Cees Ruijtenberg makes here. Let’s see if we immediately get into higher spheres with the Sonnet Pasithea!

Multitest – the best dac for 1000 euros!

Virtually all sources are digital. And this has been the case for some time now. To convert this digital signal to a somewhat more pleasant signal for our ears – analogue – a d/a converter is needed: a digital to analogue converter. Now a dac is basically just a chip. But more is needed to […]

Mutec REF10-120

Review Mutec REF10-SE120 – The FlowMaster

A short time ago we looked at and listened to the Mutec REF10. That was a complete revelation. A kind of reprogramming of our audio brain. Helios was kind enough to also send us the Mutec REF10-SE120. The more luxurious brother of the REF10… same box, same outputs… different clock crystal. Can it really get […]

Mutec REF10 Clock

Review Mutec REF10 master clock – everything in time

Some devices deserve a slightly different approach. And a slightly different review. We are going to try and convey our impressions in a different, more creative way. Because how else do you review the Mutec REF10 master clock?

Review Grimm Audio UC1 – Ultimate Class

Why are we testing a studio converter again? Or even better: a universal converter that can convert analog to digital and digital to analog. With 1001 ways to switch it. What use is this to you – the hi-fi enthusiast? Well… that’s a very good question. The Grimm UC1 intrigued us; so we wanted to […]

Review Merason Audio DAC1 – Swiss Craftsmanship

As a digital platform, we are always on the lookout for manufacturers who are doing something unique and Switzerland’s Dafraud GMBH, which Merason Audio is part of, is one such manufacturer. They may be a small player but their quirky take on the wonderful world called digital-to-analog conversion fascinates and intrigues. We already tested the […]

Denafrips Multitest

Triple test – Denafrips Terminator Plus, Venus II, Ares II

We live in fine times when it comes to digital audio. Converters that convert digitally stored music to analogue signals for us to listen to are getting better and better. For around 500 euros you can really get a decent device in the hifi rack. We are going to see what the Chinese Denafrips has […]