AV receiver: Marantz SR 5006

Who does not need the video arts of Denon 2312, finds 5006 (800 euros) affordable Marantz SR in the construction of similar however 100 euros an appealing and with pre outs tipped alternative.

  1. AV receiver: Marantz SR 5006
  2. Data sheet

With its small portholes display the 800-Euro-Marantz to attract the HiFi friend of old school, not constantly zig shortcuts like to see. The screen menu appears also simple – even if it hardly less can show compared to the picture book of the DM group relative AVR 2312 (DM = Denon/Marantz). Continue reading “AV receiver: Marantz SR 5006”

Our Site Go live 1015 in the Test

The new flagship: Our site’s go live 1015 shines with good service and Internet-based Live services.

For those who like easy, will the our site go live 1015 ($299; Map data for 45 European countries) love: hardly an another Navi is easier to use – and at the same time so much comfort. Not more so quickly takes the porti who once enjoyed the Live services of the Dutch from the disk. Continue reading “Our Site Go live 1015 in the Test”

AV Receiver: Denon AVR 2312

With the absence of pre outs, AVR 2312 (900 euros) is a vulnerability. But he sounds powerful and super fine resolving – for the superb class.

  1. AV receiver: Denon AVR 2312
  2. Data sheet

Denon respect modern users goes so far that the company can barely follow. In the fine print of the manual it indicates only, no HDMI or conventional digital sources in a zone 2 sound may allow AVR 2312 . The user himself must come on the idea that the music transfer for USB and network music still works. Definitely the Japanese for this purpose have built directly a stereo D/A converter in addition to the power supply ICs (AK 4424). Continue reading “AV Receiver: Denon AVR 2312”

All Inclusive – T + A K8 Blu-Ray Receiver in th

T + A K8 (5900 euro) is the most complex German Hi-Fi and home cinema component. The Blu-ray receiver waiting with gigantic equipment and innovative features. He sounds better than a combination of individual devices?

Here, engineers have the say. For decades, well-thought-out and excellently processed HiFi devices come from the Westphalian manufacture excellent T + A. But now Chief Scientist Lothar Wiemann’s team on a technically truly gigantic project dared approach. The K8 is the third evolution of compact devices that combine all of the digital drive up to the amp – the elegantly curved aluminum block includes a Blu-ray Player, an Audio-Streaming-Client, a network switch, a surroundand Multi-zone preamplifier plus seven powerful amplifiers. Continue reading “All Inclusive – T + A K8 Blu-Ray Receiver in th”

NAVIGON 72 Premium in the Test

Fresh paint: NAVIGON sends his 72 premium with the new interface “Flow” at the start. A successful facelift?

  1. NAVIGON 72 premium in the test
  2. Data sheet
  3. Rating

Sales, the industry giant Garmin has little impressed the creativity of NAVIGON developers. On the contrary: the new software interface “Flow” it bids farewell to the familiar look and breaks not only optically new ground. Continue reading “NAVIGON 72 Premium in the Test”

Samsung Wave 3 in the Test

Samsung has revised its in-house operating system. Can convince the first model with 2.0, 3, Samsung wave Bada? Our test is the answer.

  1. Samsung wave 3 in the test
  2. Data sheet
  3. Rating

To Bada, the hotel’s own mobile operating system by Samsung, it had become in this country quiet lately. But still waters are notoriously low: so Bada was able to overtake 2011 Microsoft’s Windows phone in the world market according to the analysts at Gartner in the third quarter. So the success story not in stalled unit and properly takes ride in Germany, Koreans already presented at the IFA with Bada 2.0 not only an update of their OS (Operating System) but with the models wave 3, M wave and wave Y put a completely new line-up on the table. Now finally to have the series version of the top model of wave 3 of 459 euros – and must of course now the hard test procedure connect confront. Continue reading “Samsung Wave 3 in the Test”

D/A Converter: Hegel HD 20

The Hegel HD 20 (1400 euro) is a natural and powerful-sounding converter that has only digital inputs, but thanks to volume control can replace a pre amp.

  1. D/A Converter: Hegel HD 20
  2. Data sheet

The black converter of Norwegian origin for about 1400 Euro know already visually in scene to set – it is more than twice as large as a Musical Fidelity V-DAC or Furutech GT40 and has also a display – even if this gives no further information except the selected input. A USB interface for data up to resolution of 24-bit / 96 kHz intakes and an optical digital connection is found next to two coaxial.

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