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Soncoz Technology Co. Ltd. might look like a fresh and young company to you, but their lead engineers have years of practice, perfected in the digital and analog realms. After releasing several products under different brands, a time came for the big move that formed the Soncoz team as we know it …
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My Video Review: Don’t ask me why the most covered manufacturer I have around here is Topping Audio, but if you do…it wasn’t one of my goals. You really wanted to know my opinion on most of their doings and the rest is history. I have no regrets, as the most commented articles are for gear coming …
92/100 Preamp
My Video Review: Il Suono Italiano…now confess to me, how does that sound to you? Like a sweet melody whispered gently in your ear by a delicate midnight muse? Like a stroke of brush by the great Buonarroti that separated the sublime genius from monotony of formal thoughts? Like a poetry …
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My Video Review: I always loved the way Burson Audio was approaching analog designs. Instead of waging wars with its competition on lower distortion numbers and on higher signal-to-noise ratios, the simplest things were more important to them. Above some numbers appearing on the screen of an audio …
90/100 Preamp
My Video Review: Hey folks. Today I will be writing about the biggest unknowns of the Hi-Fi world: Preamps! But first, we should learn about them, how they really work and if you need one or not. Nowadays, almost nobody is discussing about them, yet we have them in most audio sources of today such …
90/100 Preamp
My Video Review: About a month ago I’ve tested an affordable true-balanced ESS-Sabre DAC that also happened to be the best sounding entry-level unit I ever stumbled upon. Soncoz LA-QXD1 simply ticked all the boxes for me, it sounded marvelously close to mid-range DACs that I’ve felt the urge to …
90/100 Preamp
My Video Review: At the end of 2019 I was given the honors for a world-premiere Burson Conductor 3 Reference review, which changed the way I am looking at ESS Sabre-based DACs/Preamps and headphone amp combos. From linear, lean sounding and straight as a line in terms of frequency response, …