Rafe Arnott

Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 19, 2020  |  0 comments
Vincent Brient, the man behind the totaldac brand – which is celebrating its 10th Anniversary – is offering new totaldac owners a unique service in these difficult financial times – anyone ordering a DAC, streamer or driver between the 1st April 2020 and the 31st August 2020 will be able to return it and get 80 per cent of the cost back (excluding shipping costs) up to 12 months after purchase.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 15, 2020  |  0 comments
AXPONA 2020 organizers have partnered with 25 hi-fi industry heavyweights to bring you a content-rich Livestream this Friday, April 17th, at 10 a.m. Central Standard Time via the AXPONA Facebook page.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 14, 2020  |  3 comments
A legend in the world of high-fidelity authorship, a man of gentle spirit and uncommon bonhomie – Art Dudley, long-time editor, mentor and parser of words, passed away this morning from cancer.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 13, 2020  |  1 comments
While many in computer audio have embraced all things dedicated or small when it comes to streamers and servers, or combos thereof, for those audiophiles who use a dedicated PC or laptop rig for their digital needs, JCAT is listening.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 10, 2020  |  0 comments
Aqua Acoustic has launched a digital network interface focused on audio-first connection principles – the LinQ. A company with a focus on longevity in its products, Aqua designed the LinQ to adhere to a precise idea of an streamlined, long-life platform with network bridge modules, focused on sound quality and audio playback functions above all else.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 08, 2020  |  2 comments
As someone who has built up lasting relationships and friendships with high-fidelity manufacturers, distributors and local shop owners, I’m seeing firsthand the devastating financial affect that covid-19 is having on many.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 06, 2020  |  0 comments
Owners of Naim streaming platform music players such as the Uniti Atom, Uniti Star, Uniti Nova, ND5 XS2, NDX 2 and flagship two-box ND 555 will benefit from improved end-user functionality through the Naim Control Application thanks to an update from the company.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 04, 2020  |  0 comments
France-based music streaming and download service Qobuz has launched a ‘giving back’ initiative named Gimme Shelter to help artists who’s livelihoods have been impacted from covid-19.
Rafe Arnott  |  Apr 03, 2020  |  3 comments
Linn has proved once again they think ahead of the curve. Owners of Linn Selekt DSM models should be thrilled to learn the company used some hi-fi stealth tech by quietly embedding the company’s latest network music player architecture/wireless board to the main processing board during the initial design process.
Rafe Arnott  |  Mar 31, 2020  |  14 comments
“Unnnnnnggggg…” I hissed and cursed softly under my breath, shifting my stance, pulling harder. The amplifier barely budged. My one-year-old daughter sat passively watching me like I was a documentary television program from her perch on the love seat several feet away.