<b>Matrix Quattro II Review at The WAM Forum</b>
12/082017

Matrix Quattro II Review at The WAM Forum

This excellent review originally published at The WAM HiFi and music forumby George 47. One of the great benefits of reviewing audio for the Wam is you come across some really interesting products. The Audiovalve amplifier was a great find.…

<b>Testujemy rewelacyjnego Matrix X-Sabre PRO</b>
10/192017

Testujemy rewelacyjnego Matrix X-Sabre PRO

To prawdziwa bermachine. Chyba najlepsza rzecz z przetwornikw jaką podpinałem do swoich klamotw. Jestem wstrząśnięty i dodatkowo nie-po-bondowemu solidnie zamieszany. Tak, ten przetwornik stanowi zwieńczenie, zwieńczenie procesu jaki…

<b>Matrix X-SABRE Pro – Pimp my ride!</b>
10/112017

Matrix X-SABRE Pro – Pimp my ride!

S-a anuntat noul smecheras in cartier si acesta este X-Sabre Pro, cu ale sale specificatii de invidiat si constructie cum rar am mai vazut, purtand sub centura noul chip ESS Sabre 9038 PRO promite multe, dar oare va suna precum arata? Vom a…

Matrix M-Stage HPA-3B: The Balanced Revolution
06/282017

Matrix M-Stage HPA-3B: The Balanced Revolution

Me: I am an amateur musician avid admirer of music. I would like to call myself a music enthusiast, rather than an audiophile. I was inspired by music since childhood, and as the time passed, the passion of music grew in me, and that subseq…

Matrix X-Sabre Pro Review by Hi-Fi Advice
06/272017

Matrix X-Sabre Pro Review by Hi-Fi Advice

Fully fledged DSD DAC with incredible build quality Ive mentioned on this site before how affordable DACs are getting better and better. While some people might find 1700 euro to be a very large sum of money (and objectively it is), I come…

Matrix Mini-i Pro 2S Review by Ear In Magzine
06/232017

Matrix Mini-i Pro 2S Review by Ear In Magzine

Auf den ersten Blick fallen kleine Änderungen am Gehäuse auf. Die Front wurde an den Kanten ein wenig verrundet. Das Schwarz unseres Tesgeräts war schon für das erste Modell verfügbar. Auch das gut ablesbare, monochrome OLED-Display kennt man vom…

<b>Matrix X-SABRE Pro Review by HiFieinsnull</b>
06/232017

Matrix X-SABRE Pro Review by HiFieinsnull

Seit einigen Jahren gehört die Sabre32-Serie zu den Referenzli-nien bei hochwertigen Digital-Analog-Convertern. Doch nun wird Platz gemacht für eine neue Generation smarter Chips, die natürlich die Leis-tungen des Vorgängers übertreffen sollen. D…

Matrix X-SABRE Pro Review by 6moons.com
06/232017

Matrix X-SABRE Pro Review by 6moons.com

Reviewer: Srajan Ebaen Sources: 27 iMac with 5K Retina display, 4GHz quad-core engine with 4.4GHz turbo boost, 3TB Fusion Drive, 16GB SDRAM, OSX Yosemite, PureMusic 3.01, Tidal Qobuz lossless streaming, COS Engineering D1 H1, AURALiC Vega,…

<b>Matrix Audio HPA-2C Classic Amp/DAC Review</b>
06/232017

Matrix Audio HPA-2C Classic Amp/DAC Review

Firstly I would like to thank Matrix Audio for sending me this sample to review, in exchange for my honest opinion. I always try to write honest reviews, this unit received over 50hrs of burn-in before reviewing, no differences were noted.…

Mini-I Pro (2015) Review – A Balanced DAC With Headphone AM
06/222017

Mini-I Pro (2015) Review – A Balanced DAC With Headphone AM

Matrix Audio has been in the audio industry for many years and has been garnering positive feedback regarding their DAC and Headphone amplifiers. If you are familiar with the company, Im sure you know what I mean. However, for those who are…

Headfonia REVIEW: MATRIX M-STAGE HPA-3U
06/222017

Headfonia REVIEW: MATRIX M-STAGE HPA-3U

The M-Stage ReLoaded (see what I did there) So, back into the Matrix again with their redesigned M-Stage-HPA-3U. Mike (remember him?) reviewed an earlier M-Stage model here. I generally agree with his take on it, so it would be worth readin…

Headfonia Review: MATRIX QUATTRO II
06/222017

Headfonia Review: MATRIX QUATTRO II

I was actually a little apprehensive about the Matrix Quattro II review. Its not that I was worried about the quality of the product. I have reviewed enough Matrix gear by now to feel confident that it would be a solid product. I wasnt worr…

Soundnews Review Matrix New Mini-i – Imbatabil
06/222017

Soundnews Review Matrix New Mini-i – Imbatabil

Cand am vazut pentru prima data Matrix Mini-I, mintea m-a dus catre dac-urile Bel Canto, cand am vazut display-ul OLED mi-am amintit cat de mult imi place afisajul de la Primare i32, cand am ascultat noile produse am fost pur si simplu surp…

Headphone.guru Review Matrix Mini-i Pro
06/222017

Headphone.guru Review Matrix Mini-i Pro

Matrix Audio is a Chinese-based company who has quietly been making waves in the audiophile market for the past few years. The company provides an assortment of audio equipment ranging from the entry level Matrix Rip ($169.95 USD) to the to…

Matrix Mini-i Pro: Sharp, Snazzy DAC & Headphone Amp
06/222017

Matrix Mini-i Pro: Sharp, Snazzy DAC & Headphone Amp

Have you ever heard of a DXD or DSD file? Then youre probably a serious audiophile, who cares about bitrates, and knows that the Digital eXtreme Definition standard is the hot new way to listen to music. Granted, few folks can tell the diff…

Matrix Audio Mini-i Pro Review by enjoythemusic.com
06/222017

Matrix Audio Mini-i Pro Review by enjoythemusic.com

Is there such a thing as too many value-priced DACs within the high fidelity audio industry? The Matrix Audio Mini-i Pro reviewed here is but one example of many. Personally, I don't think it is as healthy competition pushes engineers to th…

Head-fi Review Matrix Mini-i (Pro) Refreshed
06/222017

Head-fi Review Matrix Mini-i (Pro) Refreshed

Greetings, this is a comparative review of the recently updated Matrix Mini-I and Mini-I Pro. Also compared will be the Matrix X-Sabre (DAC only duties) and Matrix M-Stage HPA-2 (headphone amp only duties). The X-Sabre and M-Stage are meant…

Headfonia REVIEW: MATRIX X-SABRE PRO – REFERENCE
06/222017

Headfonia REVIEW: MATRIX X-SABRE PRO – REFERENCE

Disclaimer. We received a sample of the Matrix X-Sabre Pro directly from the US distributor for the purpose of this review. Sabre – Dac Story Boy, has this one been a long time coming. I went back through my emails, and Arthur Powers, the…

Audiophile Linux Matrix X-Sabre review
06/222017

Audiophile Linux Matrix X-Sabre review

X-Sabre Rattling It is a Western clich to consider Chinese products as cheaply made and of poor quality. It is also a high end audio stereotype to see Chinese audio components as low quality and having inferior sound. Meanwhile, an average…

Zakupek Test Recenzja Matrix X-SABRE
06/212017

Zakupek Test Recenzja Matrix X-SABRE

Matrix X-SABRE to przetwornik wyceniany na prawie 4800 zł. Nie czaruje funkcjonalnością, nie ma pełnego pakietu złącz, ani wzmacniacza słuchawkowego. To tylko przetwornik? Sprawdziliśmy jak X-SABRE radzi sobie w zadaniach słuchawko…

HiFi Time Review of Matrix X-SABRE
06/212017

HiFi Time Review of Matrix X-SABRE

DAC Matrix E finalmente disponibile per gli appassionati latteso convertitore Matrix X Sabre, che adotta il modernissimo chip a 32 bit della ESS Technology ES9018 Sabre Reference (quattro moduli per canale) in grado di contrastare efficacem…

Matrix X-Sabre DAC review and impression thread
06/212017

Matrix X-Sabre DAC review and impression thread

DSD is all the rage these days. Despite there not being a whole lot of music available in the format (SACDs aside), DAC makers are jumping on the feature as fast as they can. And I can't blame them - aside from our regular music, we all lov…