Review: LampizatOr Atlantic DAC

September 3, 2016

Fans of Part-Time Audiophile will recall my (on going) love affair with the Polish DAC wonder called LampizatOr. Just to recall some of my highlights — once upon a time, I met up with the PCM-only Gen 3/Level 4 Lampi, and swooned. I ended up [...]

Newport 2016: MSB Technology

June 21, 2016

Back at RMAF 2013, I got to experience the MSB Analog DAC.  It was their entry level DAC priced at $6995. 2 minutes into listening, it was clear…. I wanted to hear more and more of it. I had never experienced digital reproduction that [...]

Review: Exogal Comet DAC

December 6, 2015

by John Richardson It’s been awhile since I’ve reviewed a high-end digital to analog converter, or DAC. Back when I was frequently contributing at, I was sort of their go-to DAC guy. It was interesting work, as the USB-based DAC [...]