WiiM PRO PLUS REVIEW 

Wiim stormed the streaming market last year with the release of their Wiim Mini and Pro; in this review we will look at their £219 Pro Plus model which has a few additional features over the regular Pro, whilst still retaining an accessible price.

WiiM pro Plus review

 

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13. March 2024 · Comments Off on iFi Audio NEO iDSD 2 DAC, Headphone Amp & Preamplifier · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, D to A Converters, Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

iFi AUDIO NEO iDSD 2 REVIEW

Oscar Stewart takes a listen to the iFi Audio NEO iDSD 2, the successor to the brand’s NEO iDSD.

iFi Audio NEO iDSD 2 review

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iFi AUDIO hip-dac 3 REVIEW

IFi Audio have made their hip-dac 3 to be a portable and yet capable DAC and amp. Oscar Stewart takes a listen to it at home and on the go for HiFi PiG.

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EVERSOLO DMP-A8 REVIEW

Eversolo DMP-A8 is a fully featured DAC, Streamer and Preamplfier all-in-one box of tricks that costs less than £2000. In this first official UK review, Oscar Stewart takes a listen for HiFi PiG.

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S.M.S.L D6s BALANCED DAC REVIEW

S.M.S.L D6s Balanced DAC costs less than £200 but can it hold its own with the more expensive DACs out there. Oscar Stewart finds out for HiFi PiG

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VIOLECTRIC DHA V226 HEADPHONE AMP AND DAC REVIEW

Violectric’s DHA V226 is a £1230 balanced headphone amplifier and DAC. In this review for HiFi PiG, Oscar Stewart gives it a whirl.

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DECO AUDIO TRANSFER DAC REVIEW

Deco Audio Transfer DAC is a £549 Digital to Analogue Converter using valves for the output stage with no FETS and no transistors. The DAC is made in the United Kingdom and in this review, Oscar Stewart tries it out for HiFi PiG.

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INNUOS PHOENIX USB REVIEW

Alan McIntosh first heard the concept behind the  Innuos Phoenix USB at the North West Audio and was so impressed he bought one. Here’s what he thought after he’d given it a proper listen in his reference system. More »

EVERSOLO DMP-A6 REVIEW

Oscar Stewart takes a listen to the Eversolo DMP-A6 Streaming DAC costing £759.

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iFi NEO STREAM REVIEW

iFi Audio has been around for a few years now starting out mostly focusing on headphones and portable audio, they recently stepped into the streamer world due to the increased popularity of high-fidelity streaming services and devices. Released last September, this might not be the newest device in their line-up but it is still a very interesting piece of kit to look at and here‘s why.

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26. May 2023 · Comments Off on Auralic Altair G1.1 Digital Audio Streamer · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, D to A Converters, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

AURALIC ALTAIR G1.1 DIGITAL AUDIO STREAMER REVIEW

As a long-time user of Auralic streamers, Stuart was keen to take a look and listen to this updated streaming DAC from the brand. More »

iFi AUDIO GO LINK REVIEW

iFi Audio GO Link is a £59 DAC dongle designed to get the very best sound out of your Android or iOS phone. Oscar Stewart takes a listen.

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Fiio K9 PRO ESS DAC HEADPHONE AND DAC REVIEW

Janine Elliot takes a listen to the £700 Fiio K9 PRO ESS headphone and DAC.

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31. March 2023 · Comments Off on Matrix Audio Element X2 Streamer/DAC/Preamp · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, D to A Converters, Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

MATRIX AUDIO ELEMENT X2 STREAMER/DAC/PREAMPLIFIER REVIEW

In his first review for HiFi PiG, Oscar Stewart takes a listen to the Matrix Audio Element X2 Streamer/DAC/Preamp.

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GRIMM AUDO LS1be , MU1, AND SB1 SYSTEM REVIEW

A fully integrated system from Dutch brand Grimm Audio includes everything the serious music lover could want. What’s it all about and how does it sound? More »

17. February 2023 · Comments Off on Metronome Le Player 4 And Le DAC 2 · Categories: CD Players, Computer audio and Streaming, D to A Converters, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

MÉTRONOME LE PLAYER 4 AND LE DAC 2 REVIEW

We take a listen to French brand Metronome’s latest CD/streamer and DAC combination.

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NOVAFIDELITY N25 AMP REVIEW

The NovaFidelity is a standard-looking bit of HiFi costing £1350 that has onboard DAC, streaming, WiFi (with a dongle) and a whole load of connectivity. Stuart Smith has a play. More »

NUPRIME HI-MDAC REVIEW

Chris Baillie takes a listen to the £125 Nuprime Hi-mDAC.

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MSB DISCRETE DAC REVIEW

The MSB Discrete DAC is an American made Digital to Analogue Converter costing €11,000 plus an extra €1650 for the second external power supply. This puts it up against some serious competition! How does it compare? Stuart Smith finds out. More »

NUPRIME OMNIA A300 SE REVIEW

NuPrime Omnia A300 SE is an all in one streaming amplifier with an onboard DAC. In short, it’s an all in one music machine for the twenty-first century, but what’s it like in use? Stuart Smith finds out for HiFi Pig.

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23. February 2022 · Comments Off on Silent Angel Munich M1 & Forester F1     · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, D to A Converters, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

SILENT ANGEL MUNICH M1 AND FORESTER F1 REVIEW

Chris Baillie checks out the Silent Angel Munich M1 music streamer and Forester F1 linear power supply for HiFi Pig.  More »

METRONOME DSC DAC/STREAMER REVIEW

Costing just shy of €26 000 the French-built Metronome DSC DAC and Streamer is clearly pitching itself at the high-end user. It has some interesting and innovative onboard technology from Industry stalwart Gilles Milot (Leedh) and certainly looks the part, but how will it sound? Stuart Smith finds out for HiFi Pig.

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CHORD ELECTRONICS MOJO 2 DAC AND HEADPHONE AMP REVIEW

MoJo2 is the latest iteration of Chord Electronics Mojo portable headphone amp and DAC. This version has internal improvements that include onboard DSP to tailor the sound. Stuart Smith has a listen. More »

HiFi Highlights 2021 – HiFi we reviewed in 2021 that got our highest award.

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AURALIC ALTAIR G2.1 REVIEW

The Auralic ALTAIR G2.1 is a DAC/Streaming unit with an onboard phonostage, line-level input, the ability to rip and play CDs(with the addition of an outboard CD drive) and the potential to add onboard storage. Could the ALTAIR become the hub for your analogue and digital listening pleasure? Stuart Smith takes a look. More »