Christiaan Punter

Jeff Rowland Corus preamplifier + PSU (Power Storage Unit) premium
The Corus is already an excellent preamp, but when combined with the PSU its performance is raised to an insane level. Corus + PSU = heavenly refined, breathtakingly brilliant sound!
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25 February 2017
Audio Technica ATN150MLX and Shure M97xE MM Phono Cartridges premium
Although both cartridges really are excellent, I am most surprised by the affordable Shure M97xE, and this cartridge is the main reason for writing this review.
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SW1X LPU 1 MM Phono Preamplifier premium
Pure class A, zero feedback, single ended, twin pentode/double triode phono pre-amplfier based on a classic circuit design used to master vinyl recordings and master tapes.
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Audio Technica AT-HS10 and Ortofon LH 2000 Turntable Headshells premium
Phono cartridges can make or break a turntable, but the headshell also has a not inconsiderable influence on the sound.
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Hofa Diffusors premium
These unassuming panels are way more effective than you would think!
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Audiolab M-DAC+ premium
Affordable Jack of all Trades with a detailed and refined sound.
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28 December 2016
“Digital” Switching Class D or Class T amplifiers premium
Although called digital amps by many people, most "digital" amps aren't digital at all.
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Euphony Audio Transport and Drive premium
The Euphony Audio Transport works brilliantly and sounds fantastic no matter which player software option you choose.
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Martin Logan Ethos premium
These speakers play music with such a high level of coherence and such utter transparency that they might make it hard for you to return to normal dynamic speakers.
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dCS Elgar – Quick Impression premium
dCS was largely responsible for the upsampling rage
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Ayon Sigma DAC premium
Tube Seduction with technical precision
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Jeff Rowland Corus preamplifier – Part 2 premium
After changing my setup, with different speakers, and on the other side of the room, the Corus deserved a second audition
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UpTone Audio USB Regen premium
Interesting plug and play USB tweak
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Artesania Aire Floor Platform premium
These sophisticated platforms do not merely add the last nth of quality, they actually transform the sound, in a musically meaningful manner.
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Meridian Ultra DAC premium
Meridian's DACs were usually assigned a number such as 606, 563 and 818. And now there is the Ultra DAC. Purely on appearance it is hard to see the differences with the 818 but soundwise it is immediately clear that this DAC deserves more than just another number.
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Exogal Comet premium
Exogal - Out of this Galaxy?
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Wooden Bull Turntable Mat premium
Technics SL1210, Technics SL-7, Pioneer SL-L1000, Yamaha PX-2, Avid Volvere, Linn LP12 and Thorens TD160MKII.
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Conrad Johnson CT5 tube preamp premium
Smooth and natural sounding charmer with great dynamics
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