CES 2013

CES 2013: MBL

Saying that MBL makes audio equipment almost misses the point. Even in the rarefied air of audio’s high-end, MBL is something different again. Said another way, there are good speakers, there are great speakers, there […]

CES 2013

CES 2013: Auralic

Auralic was showing off the new Vega DAC ($3,500). Features include: Megahertz upsampling algorithm up-samples all PCM music to 1.5MHz in 32bit; Femto Master Clock provides an ultimate clock precision with jitter only 82 femtoseconds […]

CES 2013

CES 2013: Talon

Talon Loudspeakers is one of those brands that occasionally crops up in Internet forums, you know, whenever someone starts a flame war over “the best loudspeakers ever”. I’ve never had a chance to demo anything […]

CES 2013

CES 2013: Kondo

Kondo/Audio Note assembled a rather elegant room at CES this year, showing off their $75k/pair Biyura loudspeakers, which feature an all-new enclosure. The Biyura are a field-coil magnet design with a horn-tweeter with a “pure […]

CES 2013

CES 2013: Pass Labs

Pass Labs is a legend in the audio industry. No, really — they are. Any time you ask a group of audiophiles about amp designers deserving the label of “super hero”, Nelson Pass is right […]