Component Reviews


Sony 64GB Hi-Res Walkman Portable Music Player NWZ-A17SLV</br>
$300 [$298 at Amazon]</br>
Sony MDR 1R Premium Headphones</br>
$178 Sony 64GB Hi-Res Walkman Portable Music Player NWZ-A17SLV
$300 [$298 at Amazon]
Sony MDR 1R Premium Headphones
$178

Published on May 15, 2015

An inexpensive way to get audiophile-quality digital sonics in super-portable form.


FiiO X1 Portable High Resolution Lossless Player</br> SRP $100.00 FiiO X1 Portable High Resolution Lossless Player
SRP $100.00

Published on December 18, 2014

The iPod Classic has a new and less expensive successor.


Oppo HA-1 Headphone Amplifier</br>SRP: $1199 Oppo HA-1 Headphone Amplifier
SRP: $1199

Published on November 21, 2014

I always found the sound from the HA-1 highly listenable.


Oppo BDP-105D Universal 3D Disc Player</br>
SRP: $1299 Oppo BDP-105D Universal 3D Disc Player

SRP: $1299

Published on October 15, 2014

A noticeable step up from the stock 105 disc player we have already reviewed.


Audioengine B1 Bluetooth Music Receiver</br>
SRP: $189 Audioengine B1 Bluetooth Music Receiver
SRP: $189

Published on September 01, 2014

It is clear to see the appeal of having music play from “nowhere”—no wires and just a few button pushes.


High Resolution Technologies Music Streamer HD DAC</br>SRP: $449 High Resolution Technologies Music Streamer HD DAC
SRP: $449

Published on July 07, 2014

A really effective DAC at a reasonable price which handles everything up thru 192/24.


Mapleshade Static Draining Brush Mapleshade Static Draining Brush
Published on June 10, 2014

A grounded anti-static brush for all discs you play on your system.


Channel Master OTA HD-DVR+ Recorder</br>SRP: $250 Channel Master OTA HD-DVR+ Recorder
SRP: $250

Published on March 26, 2014

The best current cut-the-cord option if you receive good OTA TV where you are.


Nova II Phono Preamplifer</br>SRP: $1200 Nova II Phono Preamplifer
SRP: $1200

Published on February 21, 2014

A very high quality phono preamp at a reasonable price; runs on batteries.


Astell&Kern AK100 Hi-Res Mobile Player 
SRP: $699 Astell&Kern AK100 Hi-Res Mobile Player SRP: $699
Published on December 10, 2013

Taking your hi-res audio files with you portably is certainly worth it, but an expensive option so far.




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