Issue 77

Issue 77

Cover Story

We review the new Rossini DAC and Clock from dCS...


Old School:

The dCS Elgar DAC: Where they started!

By Jeff Dorgay

Journeyman Audiophile:

Paradigm Prestige 75F Loudspeakers

By Mark Marcantonio

New Column! Timbre Tantrum

Cat Parkay looks at the Big Ego DAC from Emotiva

Personal Fidelity:

The Cardas A8 Ear Speakers

By Rob Johnson

TONE Style

Wino: Riesling – The Misunderstood Sensational Wine

Hamster Maturity- Kia Soul with Harman/Infinity Sound

Vintage Mic Showered

Apple Pencil for iPad Pro

Base Qi Micro SD Adaptor

Green Tea Kit Kat

Atomic Audio Mac Mini Platform

McIntosh RS100 Wireless Speakers

Kangaroo Pro Portable PC


Spin the Black Circle: Reviews of New Pop/Rock and Country Albums
By Bob Gendron, Todd Martens, Chrissie Dickinson, Andrea Domanick and Aaron Cohen

Jazz & Blues: Florian Weber Trio, Julian Lage, Avishal Cohen and More!
By Aaron Cohen and Jim Macnie

Gear Previews

MartinLogan Neolith Loudspeakers

McIntosh C1100 Preamplifier

Rega Planar 3 Turntable

Meridian 818v3 Reference Audio Core

Pass Labs Xs Phono


dCS Rossini DAC and Rossini Clock: Raising the Bar
By Jeff Dorgay

Rotel RB-1590 Power Amplifier: Big box, big sound
By Jerold O’Brien

ModWright SWL 9.0 Anniversary Preamplifier – Time Flies!
By Jeff Dorgay

MOON by Simaudio Neo 280D DAC – Stunning Simplicity
By Andre Marc

JL Audio Dominion D110 Subwoofers – Low Down (in a Good Way)
By Rob Johnson

PrimaLuna’s HP Integrated Amplifier – Beyond Bitchin’