$501-1000

Explorer
8.2Our Score

Echobox Explorer Review

What seems like forever ago, in Hi-Fi years, Echobox lit up Indiegogo with their campaign for a new, interesting looking portable music player called the Explorer. The final product only just recently arrived ...
Vali
8.7Our Score

Kennerton Vali Review

The Kennerton Vali took me by surprise when it was first announced. I mean I know about Kennerton, see their products but the launch of this and the Odin is serious stuff. I had worked with Fischer Audio going...
AR-M2
8.5Our Score

Acoustic Research AR-M2 Review

I first got the chance to hear the sleek beautiful Acoustic Research AR-M2 during the Headroom Show in London. I remember passing it by initially thinking I haven’t ever heard of that company before perhaps I w...
idap-6

Cayin iDAP-6 Review

The Cayin iDAP-6 is priced at $799 and is the last in the trilogy of their 'i-series' desktop components primarily targeted for headphone users. I say last because shooting for a stack of four components, smal...
R6

HiBy Music R6 Review

Disclaimer: The HiBy Music R6 sent to us uses the domestic market firmware. Some features that will be in the international version are missing on this unit at the time of review. As such we will revisit this r...

The Box One By Silent Point

Outside our office, we have a single transformer that supplies about 3-4 different properties and we actually have an electrician who has spent most of his time adding additional grounding to keep our AC as cle...

The X7 Mark II By FiiO

Given the rapid development of DAPs in the last 2 years, it is totally unsurprising to see FiiO launch a revised edition of their original and very successful X7 flagship DAP which launched in late 2015. FiiO h...