Author: <span class="vcard">Jay Luong</span>

The Chord Electronics Hugo M Scaler – Your Prayers Have Been Answered

The Chord Electronics Hugo M Scaler makes its debut at CanJam London 2018! Those who have heard the Chord Electronics Blu Mk.2 M- caler claim it to be the best digital transport/upscaler on the planet. I’d have to agree. However, at its price ($10,500 USD), many won’t be able to experience M-Scaler technology in their…


It’s Finally Here! Audirvana for Windows 10

Audirvana Plus, the hi-fi software player acclaimed worldwide, now comes to PC users. The audiophile music player is now available with its new interface for Windows 10. Paris, July 19, 2018—Audirvana, maker of Audirvana Plus, the reference hi-fi audio player first made for Mac users, announces the commercial release of the highly anticipated Windows 10…


iFi nano iOne – A Painless, Flexible, and Affordable Upgrade

Whether you use Nvidia Shield, Google Chromecast or a 4K television, hook your system up to a gaming console such as the XBox One, Playstation 4 or simple enjoy music through your smartphone, tablet or computer, the iOne is the one for you. Add it to your audiophile rig to push the boundaries of high-quality…


Crosszone CZ-1 Headphone Review – The Ultimate Crossfeed

When I first got into headphones a long time ago, I thought it was the best way to listen to HiFi. You get all that music all up on your ears – without having to deal with the room or setting up large speakers. Perfect sound is so easy! Silly me. Almost all recordings are…


Paul Hynes SR4 – The World’s Best Audiophile Power Supply

This review was a result of months of listening and experimenting. Turned out to be much more involved (and interesting). Feel free to skip around. The SR4 – Design & Setup The Sound Comparisons Final Thoughts But first…a little bit about the man behind the masterpiece. Paul Hynes – The Eloquent Words of a Purist…


Oh Glorious Day! Roon Now Supports Chromecast Devices!

Yes, I do actually have all those Chromecast devices… The long-awaited feature has now arrived! With Roon 1.5 (build 333), you could now stream your Roon library to all your Google Chromecast devices – and pretty much everything else (when used with a Chromecast Audio). I use my Google Home to set reminders, alarms, control lighting,…


A Fresh Sound – SOtM Announces sMS-200 Neo and sMS-200ultra Neo

The sMS-200 Neo and sMS-200ultra Neo These updated versions of their award-winning sMS-200 and sMS-200ultra have a different sonic character: The Neo has a deeper midrange and better bass presence when compared to the original. The original version has a little more dynamics and presents brighter sound compared to Neo version. With such changes, the overall balance…