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Live Stream Replay – Weiss VS Sonnet VS Metrum Acoustics

Last Thursday – 19 March 2020 – we tested three dacs: the Weiss DAC501, Sonnet Morpheus and the Metrum Acoustics Pavane. In fact, the Weiss is a streamer, dac, preamp and headphone amplifier. The Morpheus is a digital preamp. And the Pavane is a pure, stand alone dac. How do they relate to each other? […]


Sharp releases new Dolby Atmos soundbars

Sharp has released two new Dolby Atmos-capable soundbars, also with a reasonably nice price tag.


Sonos stops controversial recycling program

Sonos has made ‘corrections’ on its controversial recycling programme. It means you don’t have to put your old speaker in the garbage.


Sonoro presents the Maestro all-in-one

The Sonoro Maestro is a compact, versatile all-in-one hi-fi receiver including CD player and streaming support. A ready-made device.

Sonnet Morpheus

Review Sonnet Morpheus dac – pre-amp

Although Sonnet is a new brand in the world of high quality audio, the man behind Sonnet is definitely a well-known one. Cees Ruijtenberg has a rich audio history that goes back to the 80s. Back then, he designed both analog and digital products. Today we are testing the latest creation: the Sonnet Morpheus d/a […]

Video Review Sonnet Morpheus DAC / Pre-amp

We had a special guest at the office! A new brand: Sonnet. We tested their very first product: the Morpheus dac / pre-amp. But to be fully honest: Sonnet is not really new. The front-man is Cees Ruijtenberg. And we know Cees from Metrum Acoustics. So… he has a long, long track record. Are you […]


SoundMagic presents TWS50 wireless in-ears

If you’re looking for an affordable set of truly wireless in-ears, then look no further than SoundMagic: the TWS50 meets your needs.


Samsung Galaxy S20 without headphone jack

Following Apple’s example, Samsung is also dumping the headphone connection. Starting with the jumping Galaxy S20.

Testpanel Switch Test

Seven switches for streaming audio tested – Blind!

What a wonderful day we have had with this team of readers of Alpha Audio. Thanks again for the commitment!

We have streamed this live all day to let you watch. And it has been gratefully used. We love that! This day tastes like more! Today’s conclusion: yes… a switch does make an audible difference.

Sony X800M2 UHD

Review Sony UBP-X800M2 4K blu-ray player

Music has completely switched to streaming for many users. There are countless interesting services with tens of millions of tracks to offer. For video it certainly goes that way too. Although it’s a little more complex there. Not everything can be found at one service. That makes it difficult for a lot of enthusiasts. Maybe […]