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DS Audio’s Flagship Optical Phono System, DS Master 1 (Part 3 of 3 Review)

         DS AUDIO MASTER1 OPTICAL PHONO SYSTEM   The final part of a 3-part introduction and review of Japanese audio company/ maverick/innovator DS Audio by Dato Danon Han.     Part Three   Why Not Just Called It Honesty?!   So far the DS Master1 has proven to be an ‘unabashedly’ transparent (revealing or honest?) analogue source. I …

DS Audio’s Flagship Optical Phono System, DS MASTER 1 (Review Part 2 of 3)

                DS AUDIO MASTER-1 OPTICAL PHONO SYSTEM   A 3-part introduction and review of Japanese audio company/ maverick/innovator DS Audio by Dato Danon Han. Stand by for Part 3 for the ‘Big Bang’ surprise…     Part Two   Enter the Master of Optical Phono Cartridge System      Another review meant another series of sessions listening to …

DS Audio’s Flagship Optical Phono System, the DS MASTER 1 (Review Part 1 of 3)

  DS AUDIO MASTER 1 OPTICAL PHONO SYSTEM     A 3-part introduction and review of Japanese audiocompany/ maverick/innovator DS Audio by Dato Danon Han. Stand by for Parts 2 & 3 for the ‘Big Bang’ surprise…   Part One     The D and S of DS Audio   The DS stands for Digital Stream of Digital Stream Corporation, Japan that specializes in …

KRONOS COMPLETE ANALOGUE SOLUTION

  THE KRONOS COMPLETE ANALOGUE SOLUTION with REFERENCE PHONO    The ‘Unstoppable’ Kronos   ​The Kronos Pro turntable is now six years old. During its illustrious life, it has received many upgrades and it has maintained its position as the industry standard. Indeed, Kronos has been chosen by many High End audio manufacturers such as Magico,Von Schweikert Audio, Absolare, Kubala-Sosna, Joseph …

Pilium Audio Brutale Achilles Stereo Amplifier

  Brutale Achilles, Pilium Audio Stereo Amplifier Pilium Audio’s Next Entry I readily admit that I am attracted to the brand Pilium Audio by the muscular looks of their products, especially their Achilles stereo amplifier of the Brutale range. On the other hand, I am also a fan of (smaller size) Linn products, especially their LP12 turntable and Klimax 500 Solo …