A deep beautiful controlled bass response. A fast electrostatic type midrange with a sweet and detailed high frequency. The cabinet on the D18 is very heavily damped with a new material; it is also now side vented as other high-end models in the ProAc range. A new high tech bass driver is similar to the D2, it however has a … Read More
While most CD players are designed purely for CD playback, the award winning 8200CD has been created with flexibility firmly in mind. Their architecture is perhaps best described as a ʻDAC + CDʼ, rather than as a CD player in the traditional sense. The DAC (Digital-to-Analogue Converter) is the cornerstone of their design, which is why Audiolab has chosen the … Read More
Naim has taken its sweet time to enter the world of ones and zeros, waiting an age to release its first CD player (the company simply felt the format wasn’t up to scratch in its infancy). It didn’t hang around when it came to producing its first streamer, but oddly its first DAC (which came out in 2009) and this … Read More
The Naim UnitiQute 2 has been a long time coming and a has a lot to live up to. From our very first listen to the original Naim UnitiQute to its subsequent Product of the Year Award at the end of 2010, our affection for the pint-sized streamer/tuner has been constant. MORE: Awards 2013 It’s not that the UnitiQute was … Read More
Here’s an unusual one: a conventional preamplifier whose primary function is music streaming. That makes the Naim NAC-N 172 XS a great starting point for building a new system, or adding to your existing set-up and partnering it with a decent power amp, such as Naim’s own NAP-155 XS (which was how our review unit was supplied). MORE: Awards 2013 … Read More
Here’s a recent review of the Naim CD5si that caught our eye.. Naim’s rapid flow of new streaming products makes it easy to forget that the company still makes CD players. The Naim CD5si is arguably its best entry-level model to date. It’s a thorough reworking of the long-running CD5i – and to that end there’s a new transport. The … Read More
This Bunker is one of three identical constructions all having being built by the Organisation Todt prior to 1st July 1943, this one designated as N22 on the Baufortschrittsmeldung (Building Progress Report) by FestPiStab Abschmitt Gruppe11/14 (Fortress Engineer Sector Group 11/14), N17 being at Mont Rossignol & N2 opposite Rue Du Trot at Maufant.