Friday, July 26, 2013

WhatHiFi.com Review: NAD M51


FOR
  • Open, transparent sound
  • Immense levels of detail
  • Realistic balance
  • Extensive connectivity
  • Large, legible display
AGAINST
  • Build doesn’t quite reflect the price

NAD’s most recent hi-fi separates have struggled to stand out from the crowd, but its latest arrival could change all that.

The NAD M51 Direct Digital DAC is certainly a bold move, but it's also a logical one, given that DACs are getting plenty of exposure at the moment and the potential sonic benefits they bring to any digital-based system can’t be underestimated. But the M51 has a trick up its sleeve: it can also act as a digital preamp.

NAD claims the M51’s technical wizardry is second to none. A DAC converts digital signals from PCM (Pulse-Code Modulation) to PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation), but NAD claims the M51 does so using a rate much higher than traditional machines and so achieves a high level of sound quality.

More reading at whathifi.com

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

dCS: Firmware Upgrade 2013

Dear our valued customers,

We have a good news for dCS's users. We have recently received firmware upgrades for the following dCS series:

  1. PUCCINI
  2. SCARLATTI
  3. DEBUSSY

Please visit A&L Audio Station Bangsar at following address to get your copy of firmware upgrades now:

A & L Audio Station (Bangsar) Sdn Bhd

2F-15, Second Floor, Bangsar Village II,
No. 2, Jalan Telawi Satu, Bangsar Baru,
59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
T: +6 012-227 6884
T: +6 03-2282 9884