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aurix by metrum acoustics review by 6moons

But beyond step-up transformers in phono stages, we rarely see hifi circuits exploit magnetic gain. Usual gain devices are transistors, tubes or op-amps. But exceptions exist. The FirstWatt M2 and F6 power amps use small transformers for passive gain. Audio Consulting has its own version. In-depth canvassing of the worldwide web should scare up more […]

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amethyst by metrum acoustics review by 6moons

True or false? With perfect timing like a metronome, Holland’s industrial refinery plant of non-oversampling R2R DACs with proprietary silicon keeps knocking out new models. Aside from ‘industrial’, all true. Cees Ruijtenberg’s engineering house is in the process of growing semi-precious stones. First up is Amethyst, to be followed shortly by Onyx and Jade*. For […]

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ADAGIO BY METRUM ACOUSTICS 6MOONS REVIEW

“It’s easy to see how the Adagio is part of the same family as our Pavane yet under the hood we optimized it to excel as a preamplifier. Compared to the Pavane, we made several changes to insure that performance of the volume control remained constant across its range. Since we alter the reference voltage […]

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