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Darko.Audio podcast #11 – RMAF 2018

  • With RMAF 2018 coverage firmly in the bag, Jeff Dorgay and I discuss our favourite finds of the show – which aren’t all products – whilst springing into tangents on the idea of accuracy (again), why snake oil no longer persists, the scarcity of bad reviews and why we don’t divulge manufacturer plans.

    Photos are included below for those who want to follow along with their eyes.

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    AURALiC Lightning DS v3.0 (Beta)
    Loudspeakers from PS Audio.
    A loudspeaker cable demo from AudioQuest.
    NAD’s forthcoming C 658 streaming DAC with Dirac Live.
    Kii Three on BXT modules.
    Loudspeakers from Wyred 4 Sound.
    Ayre Acoustics’ CX-8 CD player.
    Manger S1 active loudspeaker.
    A rack of Primare electronics.
    Chord Electronics’ Hugo M Scaler.
    Michal Jurewicz of Mytek.
    John H. Darko

    Written by John H. Darko

    John is the editor of Darko.Audio, from whose ad revenues he derives an income. He is an occasional contributor to 6moons but has previously written pieces for TONEAudio, AudioStream and Stereophile. John used to live in Sydney. Now he lives in Berlin.

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