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AudioQuest DragonFly Cobalt

Hands On: $300 AudioQuest DragonFly Cobalt Upgrades Mobile Audio

The Cobalt is a small USB-based DAC that connects to iOS and Android based devices to noticeably improve the sound quality of these devices.

Robert Archer · January 30, 2020

It’s Time to Develop a New Generation of Audio Consumers

As the consumer market continues to skew towards younger consumers it has become important for audio manufacturers to develop products and solutions that appeal to new generations.

Robert Archer · November 08, 2019

$299 AudioQuest Dragonfly Cobalt Enhances the Sound of Smart Devices and Other Gear

The reasonably priced AudioQuest Dragonfly Cobalt can be used with Apple and Android devices, as well as computers to improve the quality of digital audio through its MQA compatibility.

Robert Archer · July 16, 2019

SIMAUDIO Launches New Integrated Amp and Streaming DAC

The new SIMAUDIO 700i v2 integrated amp produces 175 watts per channel into 8 ohms, and the 780D v2 streaming DAC is compatible with MQA and DSD files.

Robert Archer · July 03, 2019

Arcam Launches SA30 Integrated Amplifier With Room Correction Tech

Complete with G Class amplification, Arcam’s new amp features AirPlay 2 compatibility, and Dirac Live room correction technology.

Lisa Montgomery · May 24, 2019

Hands On: $5,750 BluOS-based DALI CALLISTO System Redefines Wireless

Backboned by the latest wireless audio technologies, as well as Lenbrook’s BluOS whole-house audio operating system, the DALI CALLISTO ups the ante for consumer audio.

Robert Archer · December 19, 2018

Bluesound MQA Live Event Overcomes Network Glitches

Jazz artist Zara McFarlane’s live London performance is MQA Live streamed using Bluesound Node 2i to an audience at Gilmore’s Sound Advice in NYC.

Jason Knott · October 11, 2018

Mark Levinson 5000 Series Amplifiers Pair Modern Features With Class A/B Amplification

The new Mark Levinson 5000 Series Integrated Amplifiers offer a choice of the No.5802 and No. 5805 products, which cost $7,000 and $8,500 each respectively.

Robert Archer · October 08, 2018

Can Millennials Distinguish Between High-Res MQA Audio and Apple Music Streaming?

The latest CE Pro Millennial Listening Challenge calls into question whether MQA is the new MP3?

Robert Archer · August 09, 2018

The State of Whole-House Audio in the Smart-Home Channel

Wireless connectivity, high-resolution audio and voice-control integration technologies are fueling a new era of whole-house audio.

Robert Archer · August 06, 2018