Digital was courtesy of a Roland Super UA pro DAC and cables were from Luminous Audio. As its name suggests, the Quintet 10 speaker features four 10″ woofers, which mate with a horn mid/tweeter. The sound was assured, smooth, and relaxed, with the horn integrating surprisingly well. Read the Full Post Here
The 150Wpc Aesthetix Mimas integrated amplifier powered the 88dB-sensitive Baby Grands in a system with a Chord Electronics Qutest DAC as the digital source and a VPI Super Prime Scout turntable and Voyager phono preamplifier. Luminous Audio Technology provided cables, and power conditioning was via a Tweak Geek Dark Matter Energy Harmonizer. Read Full Post
Pure Audio Project, Pass Labs, VPI Industries and Luminous Audio Sunshine and warm weather made it tempting to spend some time outside, especially for audio show attendees who were from almost anywhere other than Florida. The quality of the products on display, however, kept most rooms crowded on Day 2, and most of the rooms were sounding good. Read the Full Article Here
PRESTIGE III Speaker Cable uses solid-core technology implemented by arranging eight individually insulated 20-gauge, high-purity OFHC, copper conductors in an isolated isolated helical array around a central polypropylene and air dielectric core.
The Axiom II is now back in my system. Once again I am amazed by its performance. This is an absolutely top end pre amp. I understand that some people may wish to add the sound of a complex expensive pre amp to their system, but if you are looking for pure performance and unaltered sound from source to power amp the Axiom II is the way to go. It works perfectly and the gain actually sounds slightly lower with the new controller, but that is perfectly fine. I always thought the output of the Auralic Vega that I use...