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NAIM Uniti Headphone Edition

Review Naim Uniti HE – Atom Headphone Edition – Head First

Personal audio has been on the rise for a while. Witness the many high-end ‘cans’ that have appeared on the market in recent years. Because every headphone is constructed differently and has different impedances, more and more ‘dedicated’ headphone amplifiers are seeing the light of day. You can find them for a few hundred euros […]

Review Teufel Real Blue NC and Supreme ON headphones

If you want to enjoy music on the go, you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on luxurious portable players and expensive headphones. You can do it with a decent smartphone and a pair of Bluetooth headphones. We tested two models from the German company Teufel: the Real Blue NC and the Supreme ON. […]

Meridian DSP5200SE

Review Meridian DSP5200 SE – Active minimalism

If there’s one company high on the lists of being innovative in the digital field, it’s Meridian. The ‘father’ of the brand – Bob Stuart – has many innovations to his name. Now we’re not going to talk about MQA. If we look beyond that (somewhat controversial) format, we see for example also MLP: the […]

Review Kaempfer Audio Design K7 active speakers

The KAD K7 are active speakers from the Netherlands. You can hear them in our livestream about active systems. They stood out in the livestream for the realistic reproduction of voices and the stability of the stereo image. Now let’s take a closer look!

Marantz Model 40n

Review Marantz Model 40n – With the ‘N’ of “Neat!”

Your editor still regrets – if we stay within the hi-fi hobby for a moment – one thing: the sale of a Marantz receiver. A quadrophonic monster. We’re guessing it was a 4415. What a wonderful receiver that was. but hey… those were the early days…. Back to present day; the time for Marantz to […]

Atoll SDA200

Review Atoll Electronique SDA200 and CD200 Signature – Vive La France!

France’s Atoll Electronique is a small family business run by brothers Stéphane and Emmanuel Dubreuil since 1997. In the summer of 2018, your author had the opportunity to visit the factory in Brecey and get to know the aimable brothers. The tour, lunch and listening session made for an unforgettable day there in sunny Normandy. […]

Acoustic Energy AE109-2

Review Acoustic Energy AE109² – Festival at home

Enthusiasts come in all shapes and sizes. This means that amplifiers, streamers, cables and speakers come in all shapes, sizes and prices. Perfect, because a hobby should be fun for all of us. Acoustic Energy is a brand that also has interesting stuff for ‘the common man’. Today we have the smallest floorstander in front […]

Bowers & Wilkins 805 D4

Review Bowers & Wilkins 805 D4 – A Fresh New Start

August 2021: Bowers & Wilkins introduces the new 800 D4 series. This is always a “happening”, as Bowers & Wilkins can rightfully be called an icon in our industry. The British brand has several innovations to its name. With the ‘Nautilus Tube’ as one of the most famous. In the D4 line this ‘tube’ has […]

Review – Cambridge Audio EVO 150 integrated amplifier – solid all-rounder

After the visit of the exceptional Edge set (Edge NQ and W) we have another product from British Cambridge Audio in today. Importer Dimex likes to put its products in the spotlight and so it should! That way it is easier to put together a shortlist of a certain type of equipment. We don’t mind […]

Multitest – The best amplifier for 1000 Euro – 2022 edition

Sometimes we just feel like doing a big, huge, grande test. It’s educational for us and for you it provides insight into what’s available and how products perform relative to each other. This time we put eight amplifiers side by side. We sampled, measured and listened to all amplifiers. You can find everything in this […]

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