In Pictures: TEAC HA-P90SD

We didn’t get to listen to it at all, as the operating system froze and crashed repeatedly; turning the power knob to the ‘OFF’ setting couldn’t even turn it off — we had to wait until the battery drained. A very bad sign indeed. The build quality feels similar to that of the lower cost […]

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DSD & Resonessence Labs’ Herus

Editor’s Note: When Mr. T reviewed the Resonessence Labs Concero HP last year (review here), he was thoroughly impressed by its robust build and superlative sound quality, along with Resonessence’s impressive technical service attributes. However, the Concero HP, being the size of a removable optical drive, was merely a transportable device, rather than a truly […]

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EleKit TU-HP01 Hybrid Tube Amplifier

A Cost Effective Introduction to Portable Tubes A few months back, CYMBACAVUM made a mention about the EK Japan TU-HP01 portable hybrid tube amp that made its debut at the 2013 Fujiya Spring Headphone Festival. EK Japan, also known as EleKit Japan, is an established electronics maker specializing in miscellaneous DIY kits for electronics and […]

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