CONSTELLATION AUDIO:

Constellation Audio was founded on the premise that one cannot create something extraordinary through slavish adherence to established methods. When tradition is the best path, we embrace it. When new technology is necessary to achieve the performance we want, we invent it. When we find a radical circuit topology that delivers a substantial advance in […]

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Opinions are not facts in disguise; they’re merely opinions until validated.

Howard Popeck: First, some evolutionary history. Someone (their name escapes me) concluded that it was logical, sensible and intelligent to consider if there were life forms smaller than could be seen by the human eye. This being despite the fact that this enlightened person lacked the precision instruments necessary to get the answer. My point […]

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METRONOME TECHNOLOGIE: Kalista transport

They tell us:  Top end of the METRONOME TECHNOLOGIE products, the KALISTA Ultimate CD Transport with its separate ELEKTRA power supply is today the high class component which permits to obtain an unmatched level in terms of harmonic realism, dynamic and 3D sound spatialization. Main Highlights and Design Features The Philips CDM 12 Pro 2 […]

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MIMETISM AUDIO: 382 amplification

They say:  The MIMETISM MP 382 is designed with a differential input stage coupled with a cascode stage, the bipolar input stage is regulated with a current source for optimal operation of the input stages. The predriver stage use high frequency medium power transistors. The driver works in pure class A. There is only one […]

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PRIMA LUNA: Jeff Dorgay of ToneAudio magazine calls PrimaLuna one of his favorite ”upstarts”!

In the latest issue ”Tone Favorites” of ToneAudio magazine, Jeff Dorgay calls PrimaLuna one of his favorite ”upstarts”! This is why: I began my hifi writing career at The Absolute Sound, and instead of the boring NAD integrated amplifier I was supposed to review for my first article, Robert Harley called one day (about two weeks after the ProLogue 1 […]

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A POINT OF VIEW: The value of things: a great hi-fi vs. a $23,000 Yves Saint Laurent sweater

Steve Guttenberg writes:  Luxury markets are booming and the Audiophiliac wonders why the high-end audio industry isn’t getting its fair share of the glory. Please click HERE to continue EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just in case you wondered. Neil McCauley […]

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