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Digital Music Systems

Cambridge Audio Minx Xi Digital Music System Review

Posted April 4th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Cambridge Audio Minx Xi Digital Music System Review

The Minx Xi is a pint-sized digital player that could provide the sound center for a small-scale stereo system.

Astell&Kern AK120 Portable High Fidelity (MQS) Audio System Review

Posted March 6th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Astell&Kern AK120 Portable High Fidelity (MQS) Audio System Review

The high resolution-capable AK120 will be a game-changer for listeners who like their music on the go, but still want the best sound

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Bryston BDP-2 Digital Player Review

Posted April 25th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Bryston BDP-2 Digital Player Review

Bryston does it again, making the best, better. The BDP-2 digital player offers more digital inputs, faster loading times, and significantly increased memory, a boon to music lovers with large digital libraries.

Audyssey Audio Dock Air Review

Posted June 14th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Audyssey Audio Dock Air Review

The Audyssey Audio Dock Air generates big sound from a tiny box that is both generous in bass and mid-range detail. A dream device for placement in small rooms and an easy to use, fun source for recreational listening.

Marantz NA-7004 Network Audio Player Review

Posted March 1st, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Marantz NA-7004 Network Audio Player Review

Marantz delivers a great performing digital network player with a top-notch DAC. In keeping with the company tradition, it features great sound, easy set-up, and outstanding versatility

Denon DNP-720AE Network Audio Player Review

Posted December 7th, 2011 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Denon DNP-720AE Network Audio Player Review

Denon has come out of the digital music network server gate with a bang. The DNP-720AE is a well conceived multifunctional unit that plays just about all digital sources wired or wirelessly, discs excluded. Besides sporting Napster, Rhapsody and Pandora services, the AIrPlay function opens up iTunes libraries, a USB port accesses music storage devices or iPods. There’s even a built-in AM/FM tuner for analog fans. i-device owners can also take advantage of the Denon Remote App.

B&W Zeppelin Air Wireless Speaker Dock Review

Posted August 10th, 2011 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

B&W Zeppelin Air Wireless Speaker Dock Review

Bowers and Wilkins has made a major update to its Zeppelin iPod speaker dock by incorporating Apple’s AirPlay® software and upgrading the onboard digital signal processor. The result is huge and highly musical sound from a relatively small box. Hello, “boom box” of the 21st century.

Olive O6HD Music Server: Review

Posted June 10th, 2011 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Olive O6HD Music Server: Review

Olive Media strikes again with its top-of-the-line, no compromise music server, the Olive 06HD. Featuring dual mono DACs and a headphone output with its own DAC, this versatile piece can provide digital storage of 6000 standard CDs and 20000 high resolution files, play back CDs, burn CDs, and stream internet radio. Build and performance values are exceptional.

Bryston BDP-1 Digital Player Review

Posted February 18th, 2011 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Bryston BDP-1 Digital Player Review

Bryston’s BDP-1 is the first digital music player that dedicated solely to reading of digital music files stored on USB drives and routing them to an outboard digital analog converter. The BDP-1 will handle the highest resolution files with sample rates up to 192 kHz/24-bit. With increasing numbers of digital music downloads on the way, the BDP-1 becomes the digital disc player of the future minus the discs.

Olive 03HD Music Server: Review

Posted November 9th, 2010 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Olive 03HD Music Server: Review

The Olive 03HD media server offers versatile performance features, ease of set up and use, and reliability. It would be an excellent choice for first-time buyers entering the world of digital music storage and streaming.