Ongoing equipment reviews by date of publication year 2012

 

 

 

January 2012
Boenicke Audio B10
Calyx Audio DAC 24/192
Awards for 2011
Burmester 089
Red Wine Audio Signature 15
Electrocompaniet ECI-5MkII
Pro Audio Bono Acrylic AP
Blumenhofer Fun 13
Personal Favorites of 2011
Ocellia Reference Silver cables
Magnum Dynalab MD-301A
Walker Audio Proscenium BDIII
AURALiC Taurus
Eryk S. Concept Ketsus Special
Atohm GT1 & V38s
47 Labs Midnight Blue Series
February 2012
Schiit Bifrost
John Kenny JKSPDIF MkIII
Skogrand cables
Stereokonzept 3.0
Ologe Acoustic One
Rethm Trishna
Castle Howard S3
bsg technologies qøl
Psvane CV-181T
Skywire Audio 2020
Qables iQube V3
Eximus S1
March 2012
Audio Research DSi200
Focal Spirit One
Hegel H70
QAT MS5
Ayre K-5xeMP/V-5xe
Trafomatic Audio Kaivalya 2nd opinion
Gallo Acoustics CL-2 & CLS-10
Heolo Gamma
Wyred4Sound mINT
Triode Corp. TRK3488
B.M.C. Audio DAC1 pre/USB
First Sound Presence Deluxe MkIII
Mike Tang Audio Feastrex amp/speakers
Meitner Audio MA-1
April 2012
Van den Hul Frog
Acoustic Revive LAN-1.0PA & RLI-1
Crystal Cable Arabesque Mini
Swans Speakers M6F
Devialet D-Premier AIR
Diapason Karis II
SGR Audio Signature Rack
TotalDAC D-1 Reference 'dual'
Ocellia Reference loom
Madison Audio Lab E3 Extreme cables
Ardán Audio EVP-M1
Elac FS 249BE
May 2012
Blue Horizon mains noise analyser
Franco Serblin Accordo
Clearwave Symphonia 72R
Entreq Konstantin 2012 headphone cable
John Kenny JKDAC 32
Spatial Computer Black Hole
Empirical Audio Synchro-Mesh
Telos Audio Design TD-04R
M2Tech EVO HiFace, battery PSU + clock
Sonus Faber Guarneri Evolution
IsoTek Evo3 Syncro
Nordost QRT power products
USB cables from Entreq, Vue, Ocellia, KingRex & Telos
DynamiKKs! Monitor 8.12
Burson Audio HA160D The People's Reviews
Audiomods Series V arm
June 2012
Kuzma Stabi S sub platter
Boenicke Audio W20
Leben CS-1000p
FirstWatt SIT1
Dynaudio Xeo 5
Spec Corp. RSA-V1
Amphion Ion+
KR Audio Kronzilla SX-Eco
Artesania Esoteric
Four software music players
KEF R900
Okutsu Denko Co. Air Cables PC & EX
Wyred4Sound Music Server
HifiMan EF6
Wyred4Sound Music Server
Burson Soloist
Silberstatic N°1
July 2012
KingRex uCraft Y
Red Wine Audio Liliana
SME Series IV tone arm
Bakoon AMP-11R
Linnenberg Audio u:c:a
White Bird Amplification Vitus-1
Pioneer N-50
AMG Viella V12
Genelec Syno 30, 30+ & 40
ALO Audio RxMk3-b
August 2012
Octave Jubilee linestage
Madison Audio Lab Cables
Apertura Armonia
Gryphon Diablo
TAD Reference C-600
Ring Audio Master Horn Jazz
Avantgarde Acoustic PRE
Warpspeed V8xW1
Soulution Audio 720
Einstein The Absolute Tune Limited Edition
ModWright LS36.5
JPlay
EMT TSD 15
Quadral Aurum Titan VIII
Hornmanufaktur Aurora
September 2012
D-Sonic M2-1500M
Tenor Audio Line1/Power1
Audez'e LCD3
PranaWire LineBacker
Centrance DACmini PX
Manger MSMs1
Peachtree Audio Grand Integrated
Abacus C-Box 2
Vitus MP-D201
Trends PA10, TA10.2P, PW-10
Nanotec Golden Strada #79 Sepcial & SR
Calyx Femto
Bakoon Products BPS-02
GigaWatt PC-3SE Evo
EMM Labs XDS1 SE
October 2012
B.M.C. CS2
Burson Conductor
Ancient Audio Studio Oslo
TruLife Audio Athena
AudioSolutions Rhapsody 200
Transrotor Crescendo
April Music Stello Ai700
Ear Stream Sonic Pearl
Grimm Audio LS1/LS1s
Eltim Audio Supreme 614 Solo
AURALiC Merak
Acoustic Imagery Atsah
November 2012
Jeff Rowland Aries
Aura Vivid & Vita
Sonus faber Venere 1.5
AudioArt Cable Classic loom
Gryphon Audio Designs Athena
ModWright Instruments KWI200
HifiMan HE-300
NuForce DDA-100 & DAC-100
Audio Research REF75
ASUS Xonar Essence One Muses Edition
FirstWatt F6
Resonessence Labs Concero
PTP Audio Solid 12
Burmester B10
Fonica F-600
December 2012
Elijah audio Isolate & Quad Braid
Genelec 8620
Amphion Krypton³
Gallo Acoustics Strada 2 & TR3-D
Burson Conductor
Widealab Aurender S10
Ancient Audio Studio Oslo
Metrum Acoustics Hex
Sablon Audio complete cable loom
CAD 1543 DAC
Estelon XA
2012 Retrospective with 2013 sneaks
On rotation across 2012
PMC GB1i
Capriccio Continuo Auralea 309
Harbeth M30.1 Domestic
AURALiC Taurus Pre
Sicphones