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  1. trl

    E1DA Cosmos APU - Teardown and personal thoughts and measurements

    Hello all, I recently received a Cosmos APU from Ivan (@IVX) to have it teared down and, why not, to have its guts tested as much as possible. Main product page is https://e1dashz.wixsite.com/index/cosmos-apu from where we can get lots of technical details about this interesting audio...
  2. xaviescacs

    Marantz PM-KI Pearl Lite repair

    This thread is the follow up of a discussion started by myself in a thread about different speaker cables lengths because I wanted to know if that could be the case, in my ignorance. I don't want to keep polluting that thread so I start this one. The last intervention by @restorer-john, which...
  3. trl

    Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB - Tear down, bit of internal analysis and few in-house measurements

    While waiting for my Motu M4 interface to arrive from Thomann, I was puzzled by a change in the estimated time delivery for the new orders on this product. As my ETA was estimated initially to about 5 weeks, when I saw that for the new orders the ETA changed to 12-17 weeks, I thought that my...
  4. trl

    Motu M4 - Tear down, bit of internals analysis and few in-house measurements

    After @amirm published Motu M4's measurements review, several ASR members became interested in this audio interface, me included. I was able to get this from Thomann, after I almost decided to cancel my order due to manufacturer delay, but in the end I was able to get it after few weeks of...
  5. VintageFlanker

    Apollon Audio AS1200 Review (Stereo Power Amplifier)

    Disclaimer: What goes next comes with: a) My not so great English b) Unprofessional pictures shot with my phone ;) Apollon Audio AS1200 Review Hi folks, I just received my new power amp and thought there was a lot to say about it. The aforementioned is the Apollon AS1200. For those who...
  6. trl

    Teardown, few basic measurements and personal thoughts of the Focusrite Solo Gen3

    I recently purchased the Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen and couple of mics, mostly for podcasting and audio measurements. The new generation seems to be better than the previous one regarding on how it measures; feel free to compare...
  7. Ratio

    [Teardown and Measurements] Swissonic HAD-1 AD/DA converter + headphone amplifier

    Hey guys, this is actually my first post on this forum so maybe a little introduction is in place. I am an electrical engineer from Finland and I've been in the headphone audio scene for quite some time now, went through a lot of gear and decided to do some measurements of my own. My measurement...
  8. amirm

    Hardware Teardown of xDuoo TA-01 DAC and Headphone Amplifier

    This is a follow up to my review of xDuoo TA-01 DAC and headphone amplifier. The TA-01 is powered by an external switchmode power supply: Nearly a dozen screws hold the unit together. Once open, you are greeted with this: Cleverly, it uses some kind of off-the-shelf DAC module...
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