45 Results for

ultimate hi-fi

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What's more 'practical,' a Ferrari or a high-end hi-fi?

Exotic cars are showcases of brute-force technology, but have minimal value as cars; high-end audio systems are considerably more useful, says the Audiophiliac.

By March 23, 2013

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015

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New sensations: The radically different Magnepan .7 speakers

The Magnepan .7 redefines the state of the art for affordable high-end speakers.

By May 16, 2015

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This ultimate portable music player will make your ears jump for joy

The HiFiMan HM-901 is a game changer: it's easily the best-sounding portable music player on the planet.

By July 19, 2014

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Listening to luxury: The Aurender Flow portable headphone amplifier

The Aurender Flow is a big step up in sound quality (and price) from tiny USB digital converter/headphone amps, says the Audiophiliac.

By April 1, 2015

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This little Sony will pump up the sound of your headphones

The Audiophiliac oohs and aahs over Sony's portable PHA-2 digital converter and headphone amplifier.

By July 5, 2014

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Chasing the ultimate sound system

John O. is the winner of the "You can be the Audiophiliac for a day" contest, and his essay will surely strike a chord with a lot of audiophiles.

By August 24, 2013

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You can be the Audiophiliac for a day 2014

Next month, the Audiophiliac will turn over the reins of his blog to one lucky reader. It could be you.

By May 28, 2014

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US-made headphone delivers great bass and style

Hand-crafted in Portland, Ore., the 1964 Ears V8 in-ear headphone is a more affordable alternative to the leading brands' high-end models.

By April 16, 2014

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JBL's ultimate speaker: Everest DD66000

The Audiophiliac auditions JBL's best speaker, and it's really, really good.

By March 17, 2013