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Audiophile Digital Components Reviewed

iFi Gryphon headphone DAC reviewed

iFi xDSD Gryphon DAC/Headphone Amp Reviewed

The iFi xDSD Gryphon (buy at Crutchfield) is a portable balanced headphone amplifier and digital-to-analog converter from a company renowned for both its DACs and its HPAs. It will handle just about any connection you can throw at it, including… Read More »



More Audiophile Digital Components Reviewed


Schiit Modi 3e DAC reviewed

Schiit Audio Modi 3e DAC Reviewed

The Modi 3e (buy at Amazon) is the latest update to Schiit Audio’s popular low-cost digital-to-analog converter line. The company calls this one a “do-all” DAC, because it accepts coaxial and optical digital inputs, but also Schiit’s own Unison USB… Read More »


Rotel CD11 Tribute CD Player

Rotel CD11 Tribute CD Player Reviewed

While streaming is more and more likely to be the principal means by which you access your music these days, there are also millions of physical CDs floating around music collections just waiting to be played. The Rotel CD11 Tribute… Read More »


Panasonic DPUR820 UHD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Panasonic DP-UB820-K 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

Recently I reviewed the Sony BDP-S6700 (buy at Amazon) (buy at Crutchfield),  Blu-ray player and quite liked it as a high-value audio player. It was versatile enough to handle multiple formats, not just the Blu-ray discs that you saw on… Read More »


Marantz Professional PMD-526C

Marantz Professional PMD-526C Compact Disc Player Reviewed

The Marantz Professional PMD-526C is a compelling pro angle on an audiophile Compact Disc player that has plenty of features you won’t find on similarly priced disc spinners. The $249 retail price places this component firmly in the budget category,… Read More »


A front view of the Sony BDP-S6700 disc player

Sony BDP-S6700 Blu-ray Disc Player Reviewed

Your first thought when you see this post could very well be, why are you reviewing a Blu-ray player on an audiophile site? You’re not wrong in thinking this, but the Sony BDP-S6700 disc player (buy at Amazon) has some… Read More »