I’ve not seen much written about this so I thought I’d give it a nudge. PS Audio have expanded their PerfectWave line of DAC and Player to include something quite unusual: the PerfectWave PowerBase is both isolation platform and power conditioner combined in one rather sleek-looking unit. It’s hand-made right there in Boulder, Colorado. The video found on the PowerBase’s
Digital Audio Review has just stumbled into its third year of operation. It’s always a tough time of year this, getting over the post-US trip fallout (swindled by Dollar Car Rental…again) and following up on conversations with exhibitors at RMAF – still the most popular dedicated hi-fi show in the USA. T.H.E. Newport Beach Show might steal RMAF’s crown in
(You can read Part 1 of this review here.) Boxing match. Opening the PerfectWave DAC box is the first sign that the guys at PS Audio take their innovation seriously – the packaging is ingenious. The usual Styrofoam cheeks are nowhere to be found. Instead, the unit is sandwiched between two layers of polyethylene, held taught by a stiff cardboard
PS Audio have announced the replacement to the outgoing Digital Link III DAC. The thousand-buck NuWave DAC will be the first in a new series of digital audio processors from the Colorado company. Based on the PerfectWave unit, the NuWave DAC (NWD) offers USB (24/192, asynchronous, XMOS chipset) and S/PDIF inputs plus either single ended (RCA) or balanced (XLR) outputs.