Inaugural review of Merging Technologies’ NADAC MC-8 Network Attached Digital to Analog Converter was just published by David Robinson, editor of Positive Feedback online. “A remarkable technical achievement, it excels in so many ways, and brings enough unique innovations with it, that it stands out from the highly populated field of DSD DACs in my experience.” […]
Los Angeles, CA. August 21, 2015 – On a Higher Note, LLC has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of USA and Canada for Merging Technologies’ new NADAC products. This agreement covers the consumer market and the high-end audio industry, tapping On a Higher Note’s ever-growing elite network of high fidelity retailers and custom installers. After extensive […]
“Style, fit and finish ooze ‘luxury’ as the name has always implied, while tone controls are comprehensive yet avoiding clutter. Meters are a nice touch, as is the preamp’s display.” “To any love of the blues in awe of Robert Johnson, they were near-religious in their intensity and respectfulness, conveyed through visceral twanging and enough […]
We originally lent Robert Ross some Luxman tube gear to use with JBL horns. He was so impressed with the sound that he ultimately purchased the higher level Luxman tube gear for his personal use. We subsequently discussed a review based on our mutual love for the original QUAD ESL-57 electrostatic loudspeakers, of the Eclipse TD712zMk2 […]
“Eight years ago, in my review of the TD712z, I said that their ‘precision of imaging and soundstage definition were virtually in classes by themselves.’ Since then I’ve had more speakers in my listening room, and while the room itself has undergone some acoustical improvements and there have been changes in the system, that statement […]
Wow! I have never been so literally blown away and delighted by a listening experience in my life…I actually felt like clapping at the end. I have never heard pianos and violins sound so life like. I have never heard complex passages so uncongested and the dynamics, from soft to explosively loud were incredible, the speakers never faltered for a moment.
2001 was the last time Luxman released a top of the line phono stage, the E-1 (solid state). When they discontinued the E-1 recently, the buzz was on as to what they are replacing it with.
Off to Montreal we go! My affinity towards both Montreal, the city and their French Canadian residents is well-known. As a token of appreciation to the hospitality I receive, I made it a point to be on the look out for delightful French music during my travels throughout the year to play in Montreal. In […]
“I work from home, and most of that work is spent in front of a screen. It’s not possible to work with headphones, because I would be forever removing them to answer my land-line or mobile phone, so I’m a prime candidate for good desktop audio. What I didn’t realize is how much pleasure I […]