Power, energy… the foundation of any hi-fi system. We keep saying it: music is basically modulated energy. And the powercord is not only the last meter, but also the first meter. There are often other cables close to it. In short: powercords are important. And if you don’t believe it or have never tried it: […]
On Sunday November 1st 2020 we tested (Live on Youtube) three beautiful studio monitors. Speakers primarily for the studio. But in fact also very suitable for the living room. We are talking about the Dutch & Dutch 8C – 12,500 euros – ATC SCM100A SL classic – 22,950 – and the Grimm LS1be – 36,000 […]
Aurender released the N20 music server and streamer. It is in all respects a solid upgrade from the ‘old’ N10.
The Korean audio producer Aurender has been creating streaming audio products for some time now. And they do that very well. Although the slogan: “The Future of Sound” is not quite ‘fresh’ or relevant anymore. Their line-up is. Models like the W20SE are – literally – leading. And the A10 was – for us – […]
With the arrival of Garth Powell, Audioquest has gained a lot of interesting knowledge. Both in the field of power ás in the field of cables, as it turns out. Because not only has Garth developed a complete series of power products (here you find our multitest), he also developed an extensive series of power […]
It was time for another big group test. Live on Youtube, with you! On saturday 22-08-2002 we tested seven beautiful amplifiers in the price class of 2500 euro next to each other. Three are a bit different: the NAD is the cheapest with 1800 euro, the Advance Paris is a pre- and power-amp combination. And […]
Hegel is a well know brand at Alpha Audio HQ… Their all-in-one models almost always perform well. Especially when it comes to control and stability. Even the most demanding speakers are in control with these Norwegian wonders. This time we pick up the ‘baby-Hegel’. The successor to the Hegel H90… the Hegel H95… A sleek […]
We’ve been a bit on a Chinese tour the last few months. We have gotten to know a select group of manufacturers. Our journey began with the excellent Kinki Studio EX-M1+, we continued and checked out a beautiful duo from Jay’s Audio (CDT-2 and DAC-2). And then we got to the special Denafrips Ares II. […]
Last weekend we tested seven loudspeaker cables live on Youtube. With you! Or actually: six cables and a piece of lamp cord from some store. It was an interesting test in which some very audible differences. Well: in our opinion. In this article we explain everything to you.
The Apple TV can finally show the 4K streams from YouTube in full glory. The 4K model at least. And yes, Apple… it was about time!