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2022 Best Solid State Amplifier
21/12/2022
2022 Best Desktop DAC
21/12/2022
2022 Best Stack - High End
19/12/2022
2022 Overall Product of the Year
"Tightens up that stock performance considerably...breathing life into those mids and highs and fleshing everything out quite beautifully..."
04/11/2022
"A high energy, articulate performer with world-class resolution"
19/09/2022
"Simply irresistible..."
15/09/2022
"Truly remarkable…neutral, transparent and highly revealing"
12/09/2022
"The perfect high performing partner to it's siblings"
27/08/2022
"Easy to use, sounds fantastic, and it fits in about any environment'
25/07/2022
"Lina is a total success...establishing itself as the best headphone listening solution ever heard"
01/06/2022
"the finest solid state headphone system I've seen to date"
24/05/2022
"The best solid-state amplifier I've heard with our headphones"
24/05/2022
"Undoubtedly at an absolutely world-class level"
24/05/2022
"A true reference system for the most discriminating listener"
23/05/2022
"If you’re looking for the very best in digital reproduction, Lina delivers. Completely blew me away with its transparency and uncolored sound."
30/05/2022
'The DAC has the piano resounding so emphatically...that it constitutes the very essence of sonic realism...'
13/01/2023
The Absolute Sound: Product of The Year 2022
01/01/2023
“To hear what the Vivaldi Apex can provide is mesmerizing.”
18/11/2022
" The APEX DAC sounded more natural, more organic, more... human."
21/10/2022
"The new Ring DAC APEX technology will offer even more of what they appreciate"
01/02/2022
"The most versatile digital system I've used and also- by far- the most sonically complete"
20/01/2017
"The Himalayan heights of digital playback...I can't imagine anyone who wouldn't be happy with it"
16/01/2017
"A Majestic performer that enraptures the listener...whatever one chooses to play"
22/05/2022
'Not listening to this setup will be a serious mistake...'  
30/11/2022
Digital Source Component: Product of the Year 2022
01/11/2022
"Hard to imagine how it can be bettered."
02/11/2022
"A transformational change..."
01/09/2022
"The Rossini APEX DAC is more than another upgrade; it's a major advance in digital sound reproduction"
01/09/2022
"As close to digital perfection as I have ever heard"
19/03/2022
"The new mapper delivers greater focus and grip, allied to superior detail, poise and dynamics"
20/05/2019
"Digs deep into a recording, providing as much spine-tingling insight as any listener could want"
31/12/2018
"When you listen to the Rossini, all you get is beautifully fleshed out music"
05/10/2018
"There's just so much resolution here. We hear textures in instruments and dynamic nuances that most rivals simply don't notice"
04/04/2018
"Whether ones listens to folk, rock, jazz, vocal or classical the Rossini is completely capable of absolutely stellar music reproduction"
16/03/2018
"Recordings were portrayed with utter honesty and an intensely satisfying realism"
"Flexible, future-proof, superbly well-engineered, and equally superb-sounding"
28/10/2017
“Takes you into a rarefied world of elite digital sources with precious few compromises. Hear it if you possibly can.”
22/11/2022
"Suddenly seems to have acquired more depth & space...even more musicality"
01/10/2022
"Bartók 2.0 Easily exceeds the performance of the original...simply brilliant"
21/10/2022
"The performance of the Bartok is nothing short of breathtaking"
21/02/2020
"Hugely sophisticated"
02/07/2019
"Elegant, opulent sound."
28/05/2018
"The Bartók is in the top of it's class...this is a player I can listen to for 12-16 hours a day (and have on many occasions) with zero fatigue"
28/10/2019
"Don't buy a new car. Buy a dCS Bartók"
19/07/2019
"Digitally streamed music through the Bartók feels entirely joined-up and full of rhythmic transient music and life"
19/10/2019
"It was like being taken back to the day of the recording, with a vast soundstage that was truly holographic"
"A truly spectacular product"
24/05/2021
"It has sprung surprises since the moment I started listening and redefined elements of what I felt to be possible"
19/04/2021