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UK Hi Fi News Ken Kessler/ Paul Miller review the 255i
But something tells me that the company has again found its mojo, and the Electa Amator III is its herald. Great for comfort but what about the sound? We've reached the stage in the renaissance of the planar magnetic aka isodynamic headphone where merely being one is no longer worth more than a passing mention. In fact it's a few months since I've had anything but PM headphones arrive for review. Its answer was a now-iconic machine, driven by a belt. But how does it sound today? Sony's original D 'Compact Disc Compact Player', released in late , was the first practical portable to reach consumers.
The Marquis pre-amp and the Solitaire power amp were names either for diamonds or, respectively, a lousy American automobile and a card game. The two products drip of luxury, but, unfortunately, in the German manner. Yes, Metaxas has opted for acres of stainless steel, which is even more of a magnet for fingerprints than Perspex. And harder to keep clean, though far more resistant than the glossy plastics to scratching from even the softest duster. The Marquis is a two-box preamp, the power supply housed in an all-stainless steel box, a completely dual-mono, high current, stacked W toroidals, with 46,mF of primary filtering monster.
Search form Search. London, IPC Media, ; paperback, pages, 8. Available in the US from Music Direct, www. David A. Wilson , of Wilson Audio Specialties, must have an even better ear than I have given him credit for, or at least he has an enviable ear for language.
Ever wondered how reviewers built up their systems, and what their rooms are like? And how did they develop their reviewing techniques? Welcome to the listening room of the most influential and certainly the most entertaining writer in audio: Ken Kessler. If Aladdin had been an audiophile, his cave would have looked like this. Ken Kessler's listening room has become legendary among hi-fi enthusiasts, so we thought it was time to take you there.
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