We have the Sonnet Audio Hermes for review. The new ROON streamer by Cees Ruijtenberg. Right: the developer of all those beautiful dacs, amplifiers and… streamers. We’ve been playing with the Metrum Acoustics Ambre for years: also a product by Cees Ruijtenberg. What are the differences and similarities? We put them next to each other […]
Sonos is well known in the world of multiroom audio. But also in the world of custom installation. The music players and speakers have almost all possible links with smart home systems. That is why they are so popular among installers of CI. But outdoor, in-wall and in-ceiling speakers are still missing. That is now […]
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.
Sonos has a reputation to uphold when it comes to ease of use, design and sound quality. The first Sonos zoneplayers set the ‘industry standard’ in terms of ease of installation and possibilities to easily play music from online sources. Now we have left more than fifteen years – and about three generations – behind […]
Sonos and Google are certainly no longer close friends, because they are involved in a big patent dispute. So wait and see what the consequences will be.
Recently Sonos introduced the new ARC soundbar. The ARC – the successor of the Playbar – is an Atmos compatible soundbar. What it exactly is capable of and what kind of connectivity it offers, we discuss in the video
Streamers have become a standard source in many high-quality audio systems. This is not surprising, given that all major brands have had a streamer in their range for more than five years. Sonos even around fifteen years. In short: streamers are now mature sources. We are curious about the current status of the hardware. After […]
Sennheiser celebrates its 75th anniversary. And one of the ‘gifts’ is a special anniversary edition of the iconic HD 25 headphones.
This Saturday (10:00 (CEST)) we are going to test three compact and affordable streamers. The reason is that we get a lot of questions about streamers in this price range. We have the brand new Sonos Port, the Yamaha WXC50 and the Bluesound Node 2i. Maybe we’ll put the Metrum Acoustics Baby Ambre next to […]
Sonos has released the Five and Sub (3rd generation), with several improvements under the bonnet compared to its predecessors.