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Denon 110 anniversary series

Review Denon PMA-A110 and DCD-A110

Denon is 110 years old. And of course that has to be celebrated in style. The Japanese Company does that with a special 110-Anniversary edition of an amplifier and CD player (and a phono-cartridge by the way). No: not so much a ‘pimped’ 2500-series. More a mix of the SX-series and the 2500-series. Let’s see […]

First Look Denon 110 Anniversary Series

Denon has launched its 110 Anniversary edition. We received the PMA-A110 and DCD-A110. A piece of background information and our first impression can be found in the video below.

Marantz Model 30 SACD 30N

Review Marantz Model 30 and SACD 30N

Legacy… 50 years Model 30. Marantz celebrates it his way: with a new Model 30, complemented by the SACD 30N: a multifunctional player. Streaming and optical media in one nice box. Very convenient. We’re going to open our ears to see if this system can make a little music.

First impression – Marantz Model 30 and SACD 30N

We’ve had the Marantz Model 30 and SACD 30N in our listening room for a week now. Not enough for a complete review – and there are more devices to look at – but enough for a first impression. We have put our first impressions on video for you. And also made a sample-compilation. Not […]

Jays Audio CDT-2 - DAC-2

Review Jay’s Audio CDT-2 MK2 and DAC-2 Signature

As citizens of the world, we at Alpha-Audio are open to manufacturers from all corners of the world and therefore also to audio from China. Now we certainly don’t want to go on the political tour but since a few years a few fine manufacturers from the land of the rising sun have joined us. […]

ATC CDA2 MK2

Review ATC CDA2 MK2

Recently we visited the ATC SCM19 V2 monitors and they were so good that they have become our new reference. In order to drive these speakers properly, we went from an integrated amplifier (bye bye Bryston B60r) to a separate pre- and power amplifier combination. In this way, the closed ATCs get sufficient power and […]

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