At just £85, can Topping Audio’s “very compact” DAC deliver the sonic goods? Absolutely, says Hi-Fi Choice – and with added flexibility to boot.
PRESS RELEASE: What Took You So Long? sang indie rock band The Courteeners in their third chart single, released in 1998. If you’ve been wondering the same about Topping Audio, then wonder no more. Topping’s famously affordable hi-fi has finally arrived in the UK market, thanks to a new partnership with Buckinghamshire-based retailer Electromod.
Paul Rigby, editor of online website The Audiophile Man, has seen pretty much everything that the hi-fi world has to offer over the years. Can anything surprise him, then? Turns out it can. “A lot.”
“The Aeon 2 is a timely update to the Aeon Flow, which proved to be so impressive back in [a review in issue 435],” says Hi-Fi Choice. It offers “impressive bass, detailed soundstaging and supreme comfort.” Continue reading “Open and shut case”: Hi-Fi Choice recommends Dan Clark Audio’s Aeon 2 Closed headphones
“In my book, these are perhaps the finest planar headphones available for the audiophile on the go right now,” says Jay Garrett, editor of online magazine www.stereonet.co.uk. And, “having the option of closed or open-backed variants is a really smart move, I think.” Continue reading “Ingenious, impressive…”: StereoNet gets up close and personal with Dan Clark Audio’s Aeon 2 open and closed headphones
Dan Clark Audio, formerly known as Mr Speakers, recently released a new version of its Aeon planar magnetic open and closed headphones. Hi-Fi News test drives the Aeon 2 Open.
Dan Clark Audio, formerly known as Mr Speakers, has just released a new version of its Aeon Flow planar magnetic headphone. But the enhancements in the new Aeon 2 are such that this is less an upgrade, more a completely new product. Hi-Fi Plus is seriously impressed by its performance. Continue reading “A new benchmark for mid-priced high-end headphones”: Hi-Fi Plus is impressed by Dan Clark Audio’s new Aeon 2 closed-back planar magnetic ‘phones
San Diego-based Dan Clark Audio, previously known as Mr Speakers, has just launched its newly enhanced Aeon 2 headphone, the successor to the acclaimed planar-magnetic Aeon design.
Now in it’s seventh year, the unique high-end audio extravaganza that is Hi-Fi Show Live went from strength to strength this year, with its move to a spectacular new venue: the vast but elegant Ascot Grandstand. Exclusive product launches, packed workshops and a raft of superb sonic demonstrations were the name of the game this October.
US-based Dan Clark Audio (formerly ‘Mr Speakers’) has updated its original planar magnetic Ether headphone to create the Ether 2. Neville Roberts puts the new model to the test in the December issue of Hi-Fi Choice magazine.