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Reviews of Digital to Analog Converters, both desktop and portable.

Audio-gd R2R 11

Audio-gd R2R 11 announced

Not too long ago I had the privilege of announcing the new Audio-gd R2R 7 flagship resistor ladder DAC. I’ve long enjoyed the sound from these kinds of DACs, but never […]

Audio-gd R2R 7 DAC Preview

The new Audio-gd R2R 7 is the first flagship DAC from this well-known Chinese manufacturer to not use an off-the-shelf digital-to-analog converter chip. For the last decade or so, Audio-gd […]

Schiit Audio Yggdrasil Review

  Mike was happy. He had every reason to be, having just completed his Magnum Opus of DACs, the Yggdrasil. Manufacturers often make a statement product, then from that cheaper […]

Chord DAVE

Chord Dave Review (Updated)

When I was a child in the ’80s, one of my neighbour’s kids, a gloriously goofy-looking guy of the era, was always out on his driveway fixing his motorbikes, then […]

Chord Hugo

Chord Hugo Review

I always thought that Chord products look rather like aliens had landed and given us audio gear. It was certainly far too exotic for me to ever consider that, one […]