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PS Audio DirectStream Network Audio Player and DAC

PS Audio DirectStream Network Audio Player and DAC

By Brian Kahn

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Brian Kahn reviews PS Audio's DirectStream DAC, a completely re-envisioned product that, among other things, converts all signals to DSD. How does it perform? Read on to find out. Read More

 
Denon DA-300USB USB DAC Reviewed

Denon DA-300USB USB DAC Reviewed

By Myron Ho

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Myron Ho reviews Denon's new DA-300USB DAC, a small, 3.3-pound device that sports multiple digital audio inputs and supports high-resolution audio up to double-DSD. How does it perform? Read on to find out. Read More

 
Simaudio Moon Neo 260D CD Transport/DAC Reviewed

Simaudio Moon Neo 260D CD Transport/DAC Reviewed

By Terry London

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

For over three decades, Canada-based Simaudio has been designing and manufacturing very well-built and high-performing electronics. Over the years, I have heard many Simaudio pieces at various CES events and in friends' stereo systems. However, I have never had a... Read More

 
Marantz NA-11S1 Network Audio Player and DAC Reviewed

Marantz NA-11S1 Network Audio Player and DAC Reviewed

By Brian Kahn

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Brian Kahn explores Marantz's NA-11S1, a well-built, well-featured network audio player and DAC that resides in the company's Reference Series lineup. Read More

 
Wyred 4 Sound mPRE Stereo Preamp/DAC Reviewed

Wyred 4 Sound mPRE Stereo Preamp/DAC Reviewed

By Steven Stone

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Back in January, I reviewed Wyred 4 Sound's excellent mAMP. To form a complete system, power amplifiers like the mAMP need to be tethered to a preamp. Enter the companion model, Wyred 4 Sound's mPRE stereo preamp, which not only... Read More

 
Rotel RDD-1580 Digital-to-Analog Converter Reviewed

Rotel RDD-1580 Digital-to-Analog Converter Reviewed

By Steven Stone

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Anyone who has purchased a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) or DVD player during the last 10 years knows the prices for high-performance digital products have been steadily coming down. Four thousand dollars used to be the magic number needed to obtain... Read More

 
Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS USB DAC/Headphone Amplifier

Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS USB DAC/Headphone Amplifier

By Brian Kahn

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

The growing popularity of headphones and computer audio playback has led to the inevitable introduction of portable USB DACs that add a headphone amplifier, which makes it very simple to get high-quality sound from your computer. Cambridge Audio has entered... Read More

 
Resonessence Labs Herus USB Headphone DAC

Resonessence Labs Herus USB Headphone DAC

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

With the Resonessence Labs Herus Jerry Del Colliano finds that good things do come in small packages. With great sound and portability the lack of some key accessories one of the few marks against it Read More

 
Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

Home Theater Review's Best of 2013 Awards

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

It's that time of year again. The HomeTheaterReview.com staff has discussed all the products reviewed over the year and decided which ones rated the best. Check out our list of the best of 2013. Read More

 
Woo Audio WDS-1 USB Digital-to-Analog Converter

Woo Audio WDS-1 USB Digital-to-Analog Converter

By Terry London

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Terry London takes a listen to Woo Audio's first attempt at a solid-state digital-to-analog converter in the WDS-1. Read on to find out how the DAC performed. Read More