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eloquence 250i Reviewed by Hifi Statement

Review - eloquence 250i Integrated Amplifier - Hifi StatementIn their latest test German magazine Hifi Statement review our eloquence 250i integrated amplifier equipped with both optional modules the 24/192 USB DAC and MM/MC phono preamp.

Reviewer Jörg-Peter Schimmel couldn't believe how tube-like the sound of the 250i integrated amp is...

“If I did not know better, I would have guessed in a blind test it was a tube amp...”


Spaces: a fresh look at headphones

We've just got the latest release in the LateNightTales series, compiled by Tom Findlay and Andy Cato a.k.a. Groove Armada.

It’s being playing pretty loud in the factory the last few days and it’s been good to listen to. We’ve had a few SXH2 headphone amplifiers on test and it’s been hugely revealing to contrast the two systems against each other. The factory floor is hard and with other impeding obstacles it is difficult to obtain an adequate stereo image.


Australian Hi-Fi Reviews SXH2 Headphone Amp

Australian Hi-Fi magazine is recognized as being an authoritative Hi-Fi magazine covering New Zealand and Australia. We recently obtained a review of the Silhouette SXH2 Headphone Amplifier.

Please take the time to download and read the SXH2 Headphone Amplifier review. Their review process is both rigorous and refreshing.

Hi-Fi News Reviews SXH2 Headphone Amp

The Silhouette SXH2 Headphone Amplifier obtains a very favourable review from David Allcock in the October 2005 edition of UK magazine ‘Hi Fi News’.

The SXH2 inspired these words from David Allcock:

“If headphone listening is important to you then you really must track down and give this little unit a listen. Sweet sounding and extended, its ability to drive dynamic cans hard pays huge dividends musically.”

Be sure to head down to your local magazine store and pick up a copy to read the review for yourself.

Stereo Music: Headphones vs. Loudspeakers

An audio system can be compared to links in a chain where the chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Loudspeakers or headphones can be characterized as one of the most important links in the system. Both transducer types have their adherents with each type having benefits over the other.

Apart from the easily defined differences, are there discernable sonic differences between the two? While it’s possible to obtain excellent results from both, there are some points worth noting.


Nearfield Acoustics: The new sonic frontier of stereo reproduction

Raising a family rates as one of life’s greatest challenges and one thing most would happily agree on, is there’s never enough hours in the day! As a result cherished hobbies and pastimes that you’ve enjoyed pre-creation have had to be put on indefinite hold. With screaming kids tearing around the house, playing computer games and jumping on the furniture, you’ve long ago given up trying to find a little peace and quiet, let alone that elusive sweet listening spot! Meanwhile at work, you’re sitting at your desktop trying to get through a huge workload but are constantly being distracted by the endless office blather, comings and goings and stupid charley horse worker antics.

Sometimes we secretly wish we could enjoy the best of both worlds…a bit of the old having our cake and eating it too! So just occasionally we let loose and indulge in a bit of discretionary spending. You know... the new car, boat, stereo and skiing vacation moments in our lives. Hey “you’re worth it” right!

Maybe you’ve already tried listening through plastic monitors which in turn are being powered by a cheap PC based amplifier and DAC combo. Well it’s time to get a life, because the difference between that and the Perreaux Silhouette modules is like comparing a steamroller to a rocket! With the new Perreaux Silhouette series, you’ll create a sound so focused and tight; you may just experience a life defining moment!

Hello... Nearfield Acoustics

Introducing the new Perreaux SX25i 25W Integrated Amplifier, SXD2 USB DAC and SXH2 Headphone Amplifier... some of the coolest high end audio products on the planet! Now you can enjoy the best of both worlds with these exciting low cost high end modules from Perreaux specifically designed to reproduce a nearfield experience that’s so good, you’ll break out in goose bumps when you hear them.

For some, the solution has been obvious as we’re already spending so much of our lives at work or at home in front of the computer, why don’t we enjoy it a bit more. Now at last with a nearfield audio system powered by Perreaux you can tune out, sharpen up and blast through your workload. Nearfield acoustics... Bliss!

AudioEnz Reviews Silhouette SXH2 Headphone Amplifier

AudioEnz is New Zealand’s most respected online audio publication and with 20+ years experience, MD Michael Jones is recognised as being one of our most authoritative audiophiles. Please take time to read his recent review of the Silhouette SXH2 Headphone Amplifier.

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