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This boutique service hits all the right notes with FLAC streams and high-resolution downloads.
Thumbs up on the integrated headphone amp, thumbs down on the exaggerated bass.
Audiophiles might blanch at the presence of a single full-range transducer, but we have no complaints about its performance.
With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first player we've tested to support Dolby Vision 4K UHD discs.
This tiny box will add high-res music streaming, hands-free calling, and remote control capabilities to any headphones.
Many won’t miss the extra features this tabletop radio is missing.
The Unison will stream just about any audio source in your home—including hi-res audio—while correcting your room's acoustic anomalies with Anthem Room Correction.
Decoding MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) tracks is this DAC’s raison d’être, but it can do more than that.
These cans don’t offer every state-of-the-art feature, but they’re supremely comfortable and they sound delightful.
The Crossfade 2 Wireless keeps the same style and customization options of the original while delivering an upgraded sound that will please audiophiles.
The Playbase fits conveniently under your TV, but it’s not the best home theater speaker we’ve heard.
Blue brings its strut-like headband and a Class AB amplifier to a set of planar magnetic cans.
Aumeo personalizes the sound being output from your smartphone, tailoring each pair of wired earbuds or headphones to the listener’s ears for a richer, fuller sound.
SpectraLayers Pro 4 allows audio engineers to isolate, edit, and retouch individual sounds using tools and layers in a more visual, multidimensional way.