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

1More Triple Driver Over-Ear Headphones – Comparisons with Sennheiser, Mr. Speakers, Meze, and Audeze

I’m a huge fan of 1More and have reviewed quite a few of their products in the past. They tend to voice their products with a perfect balance of resolve and musicality. When Ari Morguelan of 1More asked if I wanted to review their new closed-back, I replied with three yeses. One for each driver. Yes, it’s…


Dayens Menuetto Stereo Integrated Amplifier – A Magnificent Gem

“It was all a dream.” – Notorious B.I.G. In the 80s, Dejan Dobrins’s love for music had him pondering about how to improve his enjoyment. He wanted something better than what was out there – and so immersed himself in the world of DIY audio. He developed his own loudspeakers, amplifiers, and eventually the entire…


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…