Christiaan Punter

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Antipodes CX + EX Music Server and Renderer part 1/3 premium
There comes a time when a reviewer just lacks the superlatives to describe the latest experience and for me, this is it. This combination is, quite simply, the very best digital front end that I have heard.
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Antipodes CX + EX Music Server and Renderer part 2/3 premium
There comes a time when a reviewer just lacks the superlatives to describe the latest experience and for me, this is it. This combination is, quite simply, the very best digital front end that I have heard.
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Antipodes CX + EX Music Server and Renderer part 3/3 premium
This is the Side Notes section for the technically interested, with a review of the Antipodes-supplied Ethernet cable and info about running in and warming up.
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NuPrime Evolution One premium
The Evolution Ones sound crisp and clear yet richly textured and timbrally natural, with excellent focus and a reach-out-and-grasp solidity to objects within the soundstage along with a level of lifelike purity and directness that is quite rare.
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23 November 2018
Ayon Scorpio and S-3 Junior – part 1 premium
The Scorpio has a pleasant ripeness but without sounding warm. In fact, it sounds purer and more lifelike than various other tube amps that I tried. It is my new reference in its price class, and considerably beyond.
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23 November 2018
Ayon Scorpio and S-3 Junior – part 2 premium
The Scorpio has a pleasant ripeness but without sounding warm. In fact, it sounds purer and more lifelike than various other tube amps that I tried. It is my new reference in its price class, and considerably beyond.
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18 November 2018
Kinki Studio EX M-1 and Vision DAC-1 premium
These two Kinki components make for highly involved and enthusiastic listening. They consistently make my foot tap to their supremely confident, rhythmic and dynamic presentation.
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PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium – Tube Rolling – KT88 – Mini Review premium
Trying Shuguang KT88 tubes in the PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium.
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Kroma Audio Carmen – part 1 premium
Careful: after hearing these speakers, there is no way back!
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Kroma Audio Carmen – part 2 premium
Careful: after hearing these speakers, there is no way back!
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Zanden 8120 and 3100 – part 1 premium
Combining the best of transistors and tubes while avoiding all of the typical flaws of either of these designs, these components provide technical excellence and a highly emotional performance in equal measure.
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Zanden 8120 and 3100 – part 2 premium
Combining the best of transistors and tubes while avoiding all of the typical flaws of either of these designs, these components provide technical excellence and a highly emotional performance in equal measure.
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Xavian Perla Esclusiva premium
Pure and natural sounding beauties that also know how to rock!
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Martin Logan Renaissance ESL 15A premium
Simply the absolute best Martin Logans that I have heard.
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Computer Audio Design USB I premium
This cable offers a unique combination of technical accuracy and sonorous, full-bodied, natural and organic sound.
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24 September 2018
XFi 2018 Show Report part 1 premium
It's official - the summer is no more and it was a cold day. But that was soon forgotten after stepping inside!
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24 September 2018
XFi 2018 Show Report part 2 premium
It's official - the summer is no more and it was a cold day. But that was soon forgotten after stepping inside!
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24 September 2018
XFi 2018 Show Report part 3 premium
It's official - the summer is no more and it was a cold day. But that was soon forgotten after stepping inside!
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