Author: Key Kim

LampizatOr 211 monoblock Amplifier

May 30, 2017

LampizatOr is a Polish high-end audio manufacturer that was established in 2010, by brilliant audio designer Lukasz Fikus, who graduated from Warsaw Polytechnic University with a degree in electrical Engineering while specializing in power distribution [Read More]

Etsuro Urushi MC Cartridge

April 11, 2017

My how time flies! It seems like only yesterday when I purchased a Musical Life Symphonia’s turntable along with their 12” Vocalista tonearm and that great sounding Lyra Kleos cartridge as a birthday present to [Read More]

Decware Zen Mystery amplifier

February 11, 2017

I was having an animated conversation with my wife and one of my audio buddies, Derek Kim, about the amplifiers I’ve reviewed. He was very impressed with the sound quality he has heard but he [Read More]

Thrax Audio Lyra Monitor loudspeakers

January 2, 2017

When I first reviewed the Thrax Dionysos preamplifier back in early 2014 (here), Rumen Artaski chief designer of Thrax Audio told me that he had been working on a new loudspeaker. Not surprisingly, at High [Read More]

EnKlein David Cables

December 13, 2016

Two years back, while reviewing the Thrax Spartacus mono amps and Dionysos preamplifier, Darrin O’Neil of Hifi Imports recommended that I also check out the EnKlein David series cables. He was so impressed by EnKlein [Read More]

Meitner MA-2 Playback System

September 23, 2016

This past winter I was given an opportunity to review a remarkable CD player. When Clement Perry asked me if I would like to review the legendary Meitner EMM Labs MA-2 CD Player, I enthusiastically [Read More]

Torus AVR 20 AC Conditioner

July 13, 2016

There are many types of AC line enhancers available today. However, I haven’t been using any of them in last few years. I’ve had plenty of AC line enhancers over the years but only a few have [Read More]

Wall Audio M50 SE monoblocks

June 16, 2016

Lately, I’ve been paying close attention to amplifiers. Everything from powerful solid state devices, sweet sounding hybrid types, to the ultra delicate single-ended tube designs. Personally, I love them all. What matters most is how [Read More]

High End 2016 Key Kim

May 19, 2016

  I’m so glad that I decided to take a trip to this year’s Munich High End show. This was an especially therapeutic trip for me. Lately, I’ve been very busy with my new restaurant, which I [Read More]

Audionet AMP and PRE1 G3 preamplifier

March 17, 2016

Audionet of Germany has been receiving a lot of major press here in the states of late. I’ve heard only good things about them from many audiophiles and friends who have heard them as well. [Read More]

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