Amplifiers

Auris Audio Nirvana Amplifier Review

Auris Audio is a high-end audio company which have seemingly burst into the scene from the depths of obscurity. Founded in 2013, by Milomir Trosic, the brand focuses on meticulously in-house crafted amps, pre-amps and DACs designed to be paired with some of the best transducers. Just looking at their devices, it is clear that…

Schiit Ragnarok 2 Amplifier Review

With a firm desire for innovation and iterative design, Schiit are a company which have taken the world of high-end personal audio by storm one product at a time. Their latest creation comes in the form of the Ragnarok 2 – an integrated amplifier which improves upon the original with its modular design, heatsink components…

Schiit Freya Plus Pre-Amplifier Review

With a legion of followers, Schiit have been in the audio game for a while and have organically grown from simple and humble beginnings. Headed by Jason Stoddard and Mike Moffatt, the company have held a strong value for money philosophy and have constantly released affordable yet high quality gear earning them many accolades amongst…

ALO Continental V5 Amplifier Review

ALO Audio are an Oregon-based audio company who have quietly taken over the audiophile scene with their portable headphone amplifiers, interconnects and cables. Also a redistributor of notable headphones from Audeze, Sennheiser and Beyerdynamic, they are no strangers to the music scene. With their workshop situated in Portland, the team claim to be music fans…

Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL2.0 Amplifier Review

The MicroZOTL2.0 headphone amplifier and preamp is one of Mark Schneider’s latest reconfigurations in the world of audio sources. Featuring quality components, the amp also incorporates the ZOTL (Zero hysteresis Output Transformer-Less) technology which has earned numerous awards and been heralded a success in recent decades. The first implementation of this was, of course, in…

Schiit Ragnarok Amp + Yggdrasil DAC Review

Headed by two industry veterans, Schiit is a company which have taken the world of high-end personal audio by storm with their focus on value and commitment to developing game-stopping products. The pinnacle of their expertise has culminated in the Yggdrasil DAC and Ragnarok amp, a flagship set-up which have been Schiit’s finest creations to…

Violectric V281 Amplifier Review

Headed by Fried Reim, Violectric specialises in a wide number of reputable amplifiers which have caught the attention of many in the avid world of personal audio. Being the trademark and product line of German firm Lake People, the company develops and manufactures products for exhibition, private, professional and broadcast use. With over 20 years…

Schiit Gungnir Multibit DAC + Mjolnir 2 Amp Review

Schiit has been in the audio game for quite some time now and has accrued a legion of followers from their simple and humble beginnings. Despite their crude name, the company’s products are anything but that and feature outstanding design topology with a high quality premium feel. Made exclusively in the US, Schiit’s mantra has…

ALO Audio Dual Continental Mono Amplifier Review

ALO Audio are an Oregon-based audio company who have quietly taken over the audiophile scene with their portable headphone amplifiers, interconnects and cables. Also a redistributor of notable headphones from Audeze, Sennheiser and Beyerdynamic, they are no strangers to the music scene. With their workshop situated in Portland, the team claim to be music fans…

Schiit Magni 2U Amp + Modi 2U DAC Review

Designed exclusively in the US, Schiit warrant a simple philosophy: the production of high quality goods at very affordable prices. They have been in the game quite some time now and have released endless products with great durability, sound and design. The Schiit Magni 2U and Schiit Modi 2U are an affordable $300 amp/DAC duo…