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Merason, Product Reviews, Review, Reviews -

Top dog in a range of just two outboard DACs from Swiss brand Merason, the DAC1 is a modern-day example of 'less is more' audiophile thinking. We lift the lid and investigate In common with a lot of HFN readers, I have a bit of a 'thing' about overly complex digital devices. I'm not referring to input flexibility – many of us will have systems in which different flavours of digital connection are accommodated, from USB links from a computer to good old S/PDIF from a CD player or the like. No, what I really find obstructive is devices bristling with digital-domain...

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HI-FI + (UK) AUDIOVECTOR R 3 SIGNATUREHI-FI+, DECEMBER 2020 HI-FI+ 2020 HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARDAudiovector R 3 Signature “The R 3’s tonal balance is just about spot-on, too. The treble isn’t too soft or too aggressive, the mid-range disappears nicely, and the bass is deep and controlled without sounding too dry or too fat. Of course, there is room for growth here, thanks to the upgrade path. But primarily, the sound of the loudspeakers is both tonally accurate and perfectly pitched for the sort of moderate-sized listening spaces often found in UK, European, and Asian homes.“ “The R 3 Signature is...

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Product Reviews, Review, What HiFi -

Are you an old school audio lover looking for some modern flair? Well, according to WhatHifi's 5 star review, the new Wharfedale Linton's may just be the thing for you. With a classic and familiar feel, the 80th anniversary Linton's are designed to blast out some classic Rolling Stones, while maintaining a rich and pure quality sound that better suits modern musicians. With a new enlarged cabinet size, the Linton's are able to produce effortless and effective bass, thanks to upgraded and larger bass drivers. Pairing this with an interior designed scatter panel resonance, Wharfedale seem to have put in the...

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Pro-Ject, Pro-Ject Audio Systems, Product Reviews -

A deeply Groovy award goes to the Pro-Ject Xtension 10, as well as a cracking trade in deal!

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Audiovector, Product Reviews, R Series, Review -

As I mentioned in my earlier initial review of the R1 speakers the new R3  floor standing models are the replacement of the SR3 series. While we were huge fans of the SR3 models the new R3 Arrete is simply sensational. Like the R1 series the new ribbon tweeter is derived from the £50,000 R8 loudspeaker and other improvements include new midrange drivers, upgraded crossovers and the ability to add the new Freedom grounding cables. While the price has gone up to £8999 which is about £1000 more than the previous models the improvements are significant. There are also two...

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