Editorial for August 2010
Published on August 1, 2010
Our August drawing/giveaway is for the compact DACport combination 96K/24bit USB DAC and Class A headphone amp, which makes the audiophile experience portable. Its cross-platform plug-and-play operation (no drivers required) sets new standards for portability, convenience and audio quality. No batteries – it takes its power from your laptop via USB. Hear 48K and 96K audio DVDs and downloads without downsampling by your computer, and using AdaptiWave 24-bit USB technology. Go Here to Register on our site this month for your chance to be the lucky owner of this compact super-quality computer audio accessory. The winner will be announced next month.
The lucky winner of the Ton Koopman Complete Bach Cantatas 67-CD boxed set from Challenge Records ($400 retail value) which we offered in our July drawing is Fritz Steyben of Sarasota, FL. Congratulations Fritz!
August 2010 is our 138th issue, and features improved navigation and enhanced appearance. We’re also publishing more and more disc reviews. All of them – usually over 100! [in August we published 147!] – are added throughout the month as they are written and received, usually on a daily basis. The most recent reviews appear at the top of each Section Index. The Home Page lists the five latest published reviews, the Section Index lists the past two months of reviews, the Archive goes back to June 1, 2005, and for all reviews by month prior to that you need to click on the Old Archive, which goes back to 2001. The Disc Index lists all past reviews.
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