16 search results for "posted review ifi retro"

iFi Audio Retro Audio System

April 1, 2016
iFi Audio Retro Audio System

Dwayne Carter has posted a review of the iFi Audio retro audio system ($1995) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “So how do I wrap up my experience with the iFi Audio Stereo 50 and LS3.5 speakers? Well, I was sad to return them and miss having the ability to listen to virtually any...
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iFi Audio Retro Music System

August 18, 2015
iFi Audio Retro Music System

Chris Martens has posted a review of the iFi Audio Retro music system (£1650) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “The more I used the Retro system, the better I liked it. In small-to-mid-size rooms it produced a pure, beautifully focussed, and intensely three-dimensional sound that would do many a costly and complex high-end system proud....
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iFi Retro 50 Audio System

July 16, 2015
iFi Retro 50 Audio System

Jeff Dorgay has posted a review of the iFi Retro 50 audio system ($1995) at TONEAudio. His conclusions: “Like every other iFi product we’ve used or reviewed, the Retro 50 screams high performance and high value – more than worthy of one of our Exceptional Value Awards for 2015. Whether you use the speakers...
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iFi Audio Retro Music System

April 12, 2015
iFi Audio Retro Music System

Chris Martens has posted a review of the iFi Audio Retro music system ($1999) at Hi-Fi+. His conclusions: “If you get a chance, do try to give this system a listen. It’s full of promise plus a touch of out-and-out sonic enchantment.” You can read the full review here.
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Ruark R7 Audio System

February 8, 2015
Ruark R7 Audio System

Adrian Justin has posted a review of the Ruark R7 audio system (£1,999) at Hi-Fi Choice. His conclusions: “No audiophiles are going to chuck out their hi-fi separates system in order to accommodate it, but the R7 radiogram reboot is a great deal more than simply an attempt to cash in on the current...
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Teac HA-501 DAC

February 7, 2015
Teac HA-501 DAC

Hi-Fi News and Record Review has posted a review of the Teac HA-501 DAC (£700). Their conclusions: “The HA-501 emerges from left field with no reputation or expectation attached and blows you away with its sheer rightness. Forget its retro looks and concentrate instead on its magical blend of resolution and uncontrived warmth. The...
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Luxman PD-171 Turntable

January 11, 2015
Luxman PD-171 Turntable

Hi-Fi News and Record Review has posted a review of the Luxman PD-171 turntable (£4950). Their conclusions: “The Luxman PD-171’s stylish if retro exterior conceals a design that is absolutely contemporary. With stunning engineering and intelligent digital control electronics the PD-171 is a delight to use. It offers a captivating musical performance.” You can...
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HiFiMAN Audio HM-802 Digital Audio Player

December 7, 2014
HiFiMAN Audio HM-802 Digital Audio Player

Arlindo Borges has posted a review of the HiFiMAN Audio HM-802 digital audio player ($699) at Headphone.Guru. His conclusions: “The HM-802 may not look like the sexiest player on the market but I doubt those looking for a true hi-fi sound will ever care. Personally, I think Hifiman players with their retro look have...
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VPI Industries Classic 2 Turntable

November 16, 2014
VPI Industries Classic 2 Turntable

Oliver Amnuayphol has posted a review of the VPI Industries Classic 2 turntable ($4000) at SoundStage! Hi-Fi. His conclusions: “With a mildly retro sound to partner its totally retro looks, the VPI Classic 2 proved to be a high-performing, no-nonsense, musically capable turntable: Its warm, fulsome sound should be an outstanding match for those...
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Tisbury Audio Challenge Amp 1 Headphone Amplifier

August 2, 2014
Tisbury Audio Challenge Amp 1 Headphone Amplifier

Marcusd has posted a review of the Tisbury Audio Challenge Amp 1 headphone amplifier (£349) at Headfonics. His conclusions: “Tisbury Audio knew who they were making this amplifier for. It is a retro looking piece of kit but it is as every bit as modern sounding as the next GUI-interfaced black amp you will...
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Audio Electronics Constellation Preamplifier and Hercules Amplifier

November 19, 2013
Audio Electronics Constellation Preamplifier and Hercules Amplifier

Timothy Roth has posted a review of the Constellation preamplifier ($1495) and Hercules amplifier ($1995) at Positive Feedback. His conclusions: “One of the most important aspects of these amps is that they’re build like battleships, with enough power output to destroy your neighborhood, but without maxing themselves out or overheating. In other words, they...
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Vitus Audio RI-100 Integrated Amplifier

May 8, 2013
Vitus Audio RI-100 Integrated Amplifier

Neil Gader has posted a review of the Vitus Audio RI-100 integrated amplifier ($13,000) at The Absolute Sound. His conclusions: “However, this story isn’t over. The RI-100 will fulfill its destiny—filling those empty red-sealed slots on its back panel— when the optional DAC and phono modules become available. Said to be retrofittable in the...
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Fletcher-Haynes Kokopele Monoblock Amplifiers

July 10, 2012
Fletcher-Haynes Kokopele Monoblock Amplifiers

Mike Galusha and Brian Boehler have posted a review of the Fletcher-Haynes Kokopele monoblock amplifiers ($3500/pair) at StereoMojo. Their conclusions: “The Fletcher-Haynes Kokopele Monoblock power amplifiers are, we believe, that a lot of people will love but just as many will not love. First, there is their decidedly vintage look. These will appeal to...
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Miyajima Laboratory Kansui Cartridge

December 8, 2011
Miyajima Laboratory Kansui Cartridge

Wojciech Pacuła has posted a review of the Miyajima Laboratory Kansui cartridge (~$4600) at High Fidelity. His conclusions: The sound stage is similar in both Miyajima models, but the Kansui presents the first plane closer and has better defined further planes. There are not many cartridges that can go even further – from those...
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Ming Da MD-75 Integrated Stereo Tube Amplifier

November 25, 2011
Ming Da MD-75 Integrated Stereo Tube Amplifier

John E. Johnson, Jr. has posted a review of the Ming Da MD-75 integrated stereo tube amplifier ($2367) at Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity. His conclusions: If you are a solid state user who is in the mood to go "Retro", you are a bit late, as tubes re-emerged a while ago,...
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Manley Stingray iTube Stereo Integrated Amplifier

October 7, 2010
Manley Stingray iTube Stereo Integrated Amplifier

John E. Johnson, Jr. has posted a review, with a complete suite of measurements, of the Manley Stingray iTube Stereo Integrated Amplifier at Secrets of Home Theater & High Fidelity. His conclusions: The Manley Stingray iTube is a product that I see in a consumer's den or, better yet, in a college student's dormatory...
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