Tag Archives: digital-to-analogue converter

The dawn of the High Resolution Audio age – maybe next year, eh?

According to all the pre-publicity, this year’s CES show was going to mark a turning point in the way we all listen to music. It didn’t quite happen like that…       CES 2014 was going to be the event at which audio moved beyond CD quality and data-reduced downloads, and became high-definition. Not only had […]

Meridian Prime Headphone Amplifier

REVIEW: Meridian Prime Headphone Amplifier – so much more than the name suggests

The new headphone amp from Meridian is its most ambitious personal audio product so far, with analogue and digital inputs, processing to get the sound out of your head and the ability to be used as a preamp And then there were three: on the heels of Meridian’s Explorer DAC/headphone amp and recently-launched Director DAC […]

Fiio adds 24/192 asynchronous USB DAC function to X3 digital player

The appeal of Fiio’s X3 portable music player, which I reviewed a couple of months back on this site, has been boosted with the latest firmware update, adding 24-bit/192kHz asynchronous DAC funtionality. With the new firmware – FW2.05 – installed, the superb little pocket music player will not only play high-resolution files stored in its […]