• Building a Listening Room

    Building a Listening Room

    Building a dedicated space for music listening is the ultimate commitment to the hobby. It’s expensive and complex, and when you’re finished there’s no guarantee that the room will sound good. But if you take ...
  • Benchmark Media Systems HPA4 Headphone Amplifier

    Benchmark Media Systems HPA4 Headphone Amplifier

    Benchmark Media Systems is a low-profile audio company, with its roots in professional electronics. In the past decade, Benchmark consumer products, especially its digital-analog converters, have achieved acclaim for ultra-low distortion and clean sound. While ...
  • AXPONA 2019: Personal Audio

    AXPONA 2019: Personal Audio

    AXPONA 2019, held in the Renaissance Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois, was one of the best run, best organized, and most enjoyable audio shows I have ever attended. While the Chicago-area weather outside was, especially on ...
  • Ultrasone Edition 15 Headphone

    Ultrasone Edition 15 Headphone

    Ultrasone is a 27-year-old Bavarian company with a track record for making Edition-series headphone models designed to compete with the best. Here we review its top-of-the-line Edition 15 headphone. (Edition models are built in limited-quantity ...
  • Cleer Next Heaphone

    Cleer Next Heaphone

    Cleer keeps a finger on the pulse of contemporary mass-market personal-audio trends and offers a wide range of affordable feature-laden earphones, headphones, and Bluetooth-capable products. Even so, I suspect dyed-in-the-wool audiophiles might ask, “But does ...

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