8 May 2010
HFA Audio Setup History 05 – Simplification premium
The below article still contains some Dutch language, but fear not: the article is in English from the second half down! I was sure of it: the Rowlands had to go. They were set aside but I had not yet sold them. Meanwhile I had bought a McIntosh MA6900 integrated amp. How simple could an audio […]
Audiomeca Mephisto II CD Transport – Quick Impression premium
A very special CD transport, developed by Pierre Lurne in cooperation with Rene Boonen...
7 August 2009
HFA Audio Setup History 04 – Maximum Expansion! premium
The main picture above shows the complete setup as it was on december 2008. Individual component changes aside, the setup ‘s main components remained unchanged until 2009 and many reviews were written using this system. From left to right:  Martin Logan SL3 hybride electrostatic speakers, Rel Quake II subwoofers mostly for surround, Jeff Rowland model […]
Audio Aero Prestige Signature SACD Player premium
How does this beautifully crafted player stack up against the Audiomeca Enkianthus and the Mark Levinson 390S?
Legacy High End CD Player Comparison (Part 2) premium
Mark Levinson no.390s, CEC TL1x and Audiomeca Enkianthus
16 June 2009
Computer Audio part 4 – Weiss DAC2 premium
Introducing the Weiss Dac2 Firewire Interface and DAC.
5 June 2009
CD Transport + DAC or Integrated Player? premium
As always, both methods have their own advantages, but there is one unique clear advantage to taking the integrated player route.
Legacy High End CD Player Comparison (Part 1) premium
Wadia 861, Meridian 508.24, Krell KPS20i, CEC TL1x and Audiomeca Enkianthus X.
16 December 2008
Recording LP’s: digital or analog? premium
When recording LP's, what sounds better? Digitized or recorded analog?
21 June 2008
Upsampling explained using dCS Delius + Purcell premium
Upsampling explained by means of two reference dCS components: Delius DAC and Purcell upsampler.
Classic Philips and Marantz CD Player Comparison premium
These oldies perform way beyond expectation and even have some special qualities that are rare in digital!
19 November 2005
HFA Audio Setup History 03 – Rapid Evolution premium
The below article slipped through when I did the translation work from my native language Dutch to English years ago. It should still be translated but for now I can’t find the time… (to be translated to English) 2006. Sonus faber Amator 2 luidsprekers van een vriend op bezoek. Dit merk zet steevast een zeer […]