iFi audio GO bar Ultraportable DAC & Headphone Amplifier review

iFi audio GO bar Ultraportable DAC & Headphone Amplifier review

Matty Graham
The new iFi GO bar Ultraportable DAC & Headphone amplifier squeezes in nearly half a Watt of power plus a hi-res DAC into a tiny "dongle"-style footprint. If you're looking for a first DAC/amp or a portable audiophile solution, could this be your headphone "mecca"?
iFi audio GO bar Ultraportable DAC & Headphone Amplifier review

iFi audio GO bar Ultraportable DAC & Headphone Amplifier review

Matty Graham
The new iFi GO bar Ultraportable DAC & Headphone amplifier squeezes in nearly half a Watt of power plus a hi-res DAC into a tiny "dongle"-style footprint. If you're looking for a first DAC/amp or a portable audiophile solution, could this be your headphone "mecca"?
Astell&Kern KANN MAX Digital Audio Player Review

Astell&Kern KANN MAX Digital Audio Player Review

Matty Graham
The new Astell&Kern KANN MAX Digital Audio Player might look like a DAP, but with 15 Volts of power up its sleeve its this portable device has plenty of get-up-and-go when it comes to driving even the most stubborn and insensitive headphones.
FiiO M17 Portable High-Resolution Audio Player review

FiiO M17 Portable High-Resolution Audio Player review

Matty Graham
The FiiO M17 Portable High-Resolution Audio Player is a digital audio player that blurs the line between portable convenience and desktop power. With THX amplification technology, dual flagship ESS DAC chips and a host of wireless and analogue connectivity options, could this portable device earn a place on your desk?
Simaudio MOON 430HAD Headphone Amplifier with DSD Capable DAC review

Simaudio MOON 430HAD Headphone Amplifier with DSD Capable DAC review

Matty Graham
The Simaudio MOON 430 HA Headphone Amplifier is a state-of-the-art fully-balanced headphone amplifier and preamplifier with an optional inbuilt DSD-capable DAC. If you’re a headphone listener searching for the ultimate reference pairing with your high-end cans, this might just be the last amplifier you'll ever need.
iFi Audio xDSD Gryphon Portable Headphone Amp & DAC review

iFi Audio xDSD Gryphon Portable Headphone Amp & DAC review

Matty Graham
The $1099 iFi Audio xDSD Gryphon Portable Headphone Amp & DAC combines the digital smarts of the iFi audio xDSD Portable Headphone Amp & D...
Lyngdorf TDAI-1120 Integrated Amplifier with RoomPerfect review

Lyngdorf TDAI-1120 Integrated Amplifier with RoomPerfect review

Matty Graham
The Lyngdorf TDAI-1120 is a compact integrated amplifier featuring a range of digital, streaming and analogue connectivity options plus Lyngdorf's patented RoomPerfect room correction technology built-in. We take a look at what sort of difference RoomPerfect makes to listening at home when it comes to dealing with one of the trickiest things to deal with - the room itself. 
Astell&Kern UW100 True Wireless Earphones review

Astell&Kern UW100 True Wireless Earphones review

Matty Graham
If you’re researching your next pair of wireless headphones and have managed to click your way here, Astell&Kern might not be a familiar name ...
HIFIMAN Arya Stealth Magnets 2021 Planar Magnetic Headphones review

HIFIMAN Arya Stealth Magnets 2021 Planar Magnetic Headphones review

Matty Graham
HIFIMAN has released an updated version of their acclaimed Arya open-back planar-magnetic headphone, featuring new "Stealth Magnet" technology which promises even greater levels of transparency and performance. 
64 Audio Duo Universal In-Ear Earphones review

64 Audio Duo Universal In-Ear Earphones review

Matty Graham
The new 64 Audio Duo Universal In-Ear Earphones feature an innovative "Apex Core" open air design intended to make them sound more like an open-back headphone. Could they replace your traditional over-ear headphones?
Astell&Kern A&ultima SP2000T Digital Audio Player review

Astell&Kern A&ultima SP2000T Digital Audio Player review

Matty Graham
Astell&Kern has packed in a host of new features with their new A&ultima SP2000T digital audio player including a "Triple Amp System" featuring a real vacuum tube plus no fewer than four flagship ESS9068AS DAC chips. Could this be the most comprehensive portable device on the market? Take a read of our impressions.
iFi audio ZEN One Signature DAC review

iFi audio ZEN One Signature DAC review

Matty Graham
The ZEN One Signature DAC from iFi audio redefines value with its strong digital performance, balanced design, plus hi-res wireless Bluetooth support.
Burson Audio Timekeeper 3i Headphone & Speaker Amplifier review

Burson Audio Timekeeper 3i Headphone & Speaker Amplifier review

Matty Graham
The new Burson Timekeeper 3i headphone & speaker amplifier is a no-holds-barred, all-in-one source device intended to be the ultimate solution...
Simaudio Moon 310LP phono preamplifier

Simaudio Moon 310LP phono preamplifier review

Stephen Dawson
How close to perfection is it possible to get with a phono preamplifier? We check out the Simaudio Moon 310LP to see.
Simaudio MOON 230HAD Headphone Amplifier & DAC

Simaudio MOON 230HAD Headphone Amplifier & DAC review

Stephen Dawson
We see that the Simaudio MOON 230HAD has been around for several years. We dig in deep and find that there was no need to “update” it, because everything is already spot on.
Grado RS2x Reference Series Headphones review

Grado RS2x Reference Series Headphones review

Matty Graham
The newest generation of "Reference Series" headphones from Grado Labs has arrived, including the RS2x which is made from a unique combination of maple and hemp.