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Why does my old CD player sound so much better than my new streamer?
We did spend a lot of time in the diversity (layering) of sound in digital audio. We compared and listened to many DACS and network players. I started with it in 2012. I can say now in 2019 that by far most DACS and network players are all not abl... 
Audioquest Firebird Zero
It needs at least 600 hours. We know this because we use a professional measurement system for the acoustic. When we compare the Audioquest cables between 400 hours burning in vs 600 hours the dynamics go deeper and wel also hear more details and ... 
Why does my old CD player sound so much better than my new streamer?
@KZS70You always connect the L1 into a network. Lumin works totally different than all other brands that sell network players. We are a company that shares a lot of insight and knowledge directly to manufacturers when this is possible.We even have... 
Why does my old CD player sound so much better than my new streamer?
When we invite new clients. We let them hear with their own music the differences between:- streaming by Qobuz- streaming by a Synology NAS- streaming by a modified Lumin L1 music server.We always use the same music at the same bit rate.Question: ... 
Why does my old CD player sound so much better than my new streamer?
Facts are always leading and tell the real truth. I work in audio now for over 20 years of time. And I have done thousands of tests. And since 2012 we have tested many new DACS, network players and other digital sources. The question: Is it more t... 
Audioquest Firebird Zero
Talking about facts. Women have a better-developed hearing compared to men. But..........men have a lot more interest in audio equipment. In all those years I was often amazed at how good some women could hear and name all the differences of sound... 
Audioquest Firebird Zero
Since when does trial&error have a real foundation?Tell us ctsooner what your foundation is in your choices? And how you make your decisions regarding audioVoices and instruments sound as they sound in reality. They even have a shape and a pro... 
Audioquest Firebird Zero
Audioquest has reached a totally new level in the world of audio cables. I have done thousands of tests with cables in over 20 years of time. And never found a brand or even cable that has so little compression as these new Audioquest cables have.... 
Audioquest Firebird Zero
Audio is all about facts. And facts will always show and prove the truth. The thing I love most regarding audio is the fact that each human will always prefer and choose that sound and stage what creates the highest level of emotion.EMOTION IS THE... 
Audioquest Firebird Zero
Next month Audioquest Europe will visit me for a demo. We will prove and show how much more details, dynamics, and layers we can get out of every single Audioquest cable.A new client of ours from New York will soon put a review about his experienc... 
Audioquest Firebird Zero
We had a lot of discussions lately with Audioquest about the use of the Zero with bridges. I have done thousands of tests with cables in over 20 years of time now. I have tested single wires vs bi-wire compared to each other a lot. In most situati... 
Review: Pass Labs XA160.8 Amplifier
I had different discussions with¬† Desmond Harrington (president Pass Labs) about the individual focus and size of both voices and instruments. Because with the .5 series they are too big in proportion. With the .8 series they made them smaller.Di... 
Review: Pass Labs XA160.8 Amplifier
Very good and nice review. I still love Pass and I think the next Pass will be the XS-300 for me. But I recently bought a 6-year-old Gryphon Antillieon¬†signature. I wanted to try something different. I will let you know soon more about the results. 
Lumin D1 Music Server Modification Impressions
Thanks, Robert for the kind words. We take our work very serious, this is why we want to bring audio to a superior level than what is now possible these days. Everyone makes choices and it is our goal to bring people more close to the emotion of t... 
Alert, Warning, and Caution about Modified Components
Hahahaha......yeah right. People have no idea how the acoustic influences the sound, but also the stage. They choose placements what influences both sound and stage negatively. They do not understand how low, mid and high frequencies response on...