January 31, 2017 // by // 0 Comments

Devialet 200 Review

Intro The Devialet LE-200 is a component that can either be your entire stereo (minus the speakers), or it can be any combination of components you happen to need. The Devialet is a power amp, it’s a preamp, it’s a digital processer, it’s a DAC, and it’s a phono stage. Oh, and also a network streamer. And it looks good and you can mount it on the wall. And last but not least, each piece of chain sounds really, really […]

November 29, 2016 // by // 0 Comments

Hear the Difference: Emerald Physics 4.8 Speakers

One of the of the first rooms that Carolyn and I stepped into last year at Axpona 2016 was Underwood Hifi. Boy, am I glad that we did, because not only did we see and hear some completely amazing and innovative speakers, we were also greeted by two of the most friendly and welcoming personalities in hifi: Walter Liederman (aka Underwood Wally) and Mark Shifter. Their knowledge and experience in this industry also know no bounds. Being an engineer (hey there, WPI engineering […]

July 16, 2016 // by // 1 Comment

Best of T.H.E. Show: Best New Entry Level Product – 1MORE, Triple Driver In-Ear Headphone

The news is in: T.H.E. Show in Orange County was awesome. We had so much fun catching up with everyone, hearing some amazing demos, and seeing some very cool new products. Now that we’ve had some time to absorb all the greatness that came with T.H.E. Show Newport, we have compiled our favorites in the AudioFlea Best of T.H.E. Show awards! Follow along over the next few weeks to see what products and rooms we felt pushed the envelope this year. Drum […]