BENCHMARK MEDIA: Howard Popeck speaks at length to people with interesting things to say: John Siau – Benchmark Media DACs

Originally published 2014 John … in the audiophile world Benchmark Media have entered quickly and built a terrific reputation from scratch. Very impressive. However from your perspective, how do you see the differences between studio buyers and audiophile end users? The short answer is that audiophiles talk more. Audiophiles are passionate about their love for […]

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HPA4 headphone/line amplifier From Benchmark

Paul Rigby: Benchmark has partnered with THX in order to incorporate the THX Achromatic Audio Amplifier (AAA) technology into this new product. According to the company, it has been included to, “…reduces harmonic, intermodulation and crossover distortion by 20 to 40dB.” Get the whole story HERE For UK availability, prices, upgrade policy and more please […]

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Benchmark DAC into Meridian G08

Hello Howard. I have read HFA now for some months, deriving great pleasure and stimulation from it’s diverse contents… around the pursuit of the art of listening to music. Interested in recent exchange around the benchmark dac1. I currently have a meridian g08, along with a range of meridian pre power equipment of varying ages […]

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BENCHMARK MEDIA: AHB2 power amplifier – test review

Stereophile: I first saw Benchmark’s AHB2 stereo power amplifier at the 2013 Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, in New York City. On silent display in Benchmark’s booth on the convention floor, its compact size and comprehensive features made the amp immediately attractive, and the design was described as a departure from traditional analog and […]

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Benchmark Media: AHB2 Stereo Power Amplifier This little unit will change the way you look and listen to amplifiers.

      Review And Images By Greg Weaver My first taste of this remarkable new amplifier came earlier this year in April at Chicago’s AXPONA where I discovered it driving a newly redesigned Studio Electric Pasadena loudspeaker, also bearing the Benchmark trademark. Now called the SMS1, the Pasadena’s crossover had been reworked by Benchmark, […]

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BENCHMARK MEDIA: AHB2 power amp impressions?

Does anyone have any opinions/info to share about the new Benchmark AHB2 power amp? Do the company’s assertions about drastically reducing noise and distortion ring true? Thanks to all. Dip in and out HERE For UK availability, prices, upgrade policy and more please phone Home Auditions @ 07870 192618 Please click HERE  and HERE for […]

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