Category Archives: DAC

Gadget Review Of The Year – 2012

Well, it’s that time again. Seems like only a couple of months ago that I was writing the 2011 version of this post, but here we are at the end of 2012. My good intentions of posting more frequently on … Continue reading

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2010 Gadget Review of the Year

Back in both 2004 and 2005, I wrote “Reviews of the Year” on my old blog, summing up the previous twelve months and the gadgets that had come and gone. I must admit, there was much more to write about … Continue reading

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Powerful stuff

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my purchase of the Firestone Audio Fubar IV DAC/headphone amp, and the new lease of life it had given to my digital music setup. I won’t repeat myself here, but needless to say … Continue reading

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As I’ve previously mentioned, I got a very nice pair of Grado SR80i headphones for Christmas and they’re quite superb. I had the idea a while back (inspired by this CNET article) to get together some kind of “head-fi” setup … Continue reading

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