• Tune Audio Prime Loudspeakers

    Tune Audio Prime Loudspeakers

    Manolis Proestakis of Tune Audio is a sensitive soul. As are his loudspeakers; the Prime tested here is rated at 93dB, and is thus ideal with amplifiers of the single-ended triode persuasion. Tune Audio’s range ...
  • Audioquest Dragonfly v1.2

    Audioquest Dragonfly v1.2

    We missed out on the first version of the Audioquest Dragonfly DAC, but the game-changing DAC recently saw a simultaneous price drop and upgrade. That makes it all but irresistible. The Dragonfly concept remains the ...
  • Scherer Evince

    Scherer Evince

    There are some loudspeakers made for the common man, with universal appeal in sound quality and design. Thomas Scherer’s designs are diametrically and deliberately opposed to that ‘common man’ approach. His company’s top Evince model ...
  • Sonus faber Olympica I

    Sonus faber Olympica I

    One of the most hackneyed phrases in audio reviewing is, “My wife, who does not comment on such things, said…”. It’s usually accompanied by a proclamation of how wonderful something sounds. My wife, however, frequently ...
  • Spendor D7

    Spendor D7

    If you solely looked at the tweeters on a cross section of loudspeakers, very few would be easy to identify. The vast majority are built by a small number of companies, and as a result ...
  • Eclipse TD508MK3 loudspeakers

    Eclipse TD508MK3 loudspeakers

    Eclipse TD speakers all pose a difficult question for the audio enthusiast… have we all taken an almighty wrong turn somewhere? And in a way, the TD508MK3 is perhaps the purest expression of that question, ...
  • RHA MA750i Earphones

    RHA MA750i Earphones

    RHA is a British (well, Scottish) audio manufacturer that aims to revise our thinking on what a genuinely modestly priced pair of earphones can be and do, both in terms of sound and build quality. ...
  • Quadral Aurum Altan Aktiv loudspeakers

    Quadral Aurum Altan Aktiv loudspeakers

    The limitations of many loudspeakers exist further up the chain. With the Quadral Aurum Altan, those limitations are predominantly between the ears of the listener. Quadral has joined a select group of audiophile loudspeaker makers ...
  • PS Audio P5 Power Plant

    PS Audio P5 Power Plant

    PS Audio is a Colorado-based company that was founded 40 years ago, and has made everything from DACs to preamps in that time. It still has a commanding reputation in digital audio and more recently ...
  • REL S/3 subwoofer

    REL S/3 subwoofer

    Subwoofer expert REL had a long-running hit in its R-Serie range. But, never one to rest on its laurels, the company announced at the beginning of the year that ‘R’ was out, and ‘S’ was ...

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