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  1. Chord Qutest DAC FAQ

    Chord Qutest DAC FAQ
    Chord Electronics announced their newest device at CES this week, the Chord Qutest DAC.  The Qutest is a home-audio DAC designed to replace the existing 2Qute.  This audio device takes design and features from the award winning Hugo 2. Qutest is a pure DAC, it does not contain headphone amplification or batteries like the portable Hugo 2.  It is intended to be used with your home audio setup to improve the sound quality. Qutest Design The Qutest chassis is built from machined aircraft-grade aluminum allowing for a single solid exterior.  The Qutest is heavier than its predecessor (2Qute) which helps to...
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  2. Sennheiser HD 820: Closed-back vs. Open-back Sound

    Sennheiser HD 820: Closed-back vs. Open-back Sound

    Sennheiser HD 820 headphones - Can closed-back headphones sound as good as open back headphones?  We are looking forward to finding out. “Usually, high-end headphones require an open-back design, which has placed limits on where you can enjoy true audiophile sound. The HD 820 is a game changer that delivers exceptional sound while insulating the listener from their environment. I...
  3. Rocky Mountain Audio Fest

    Rocky Mountain Audio Fest

    Moon-Audio This is the 14th Annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (RMAF) and Moon-Audio is proud to be an exhibitor.  This is the largest consumer audio show in the United States and audiophiles travel from around the country to attend.  We will be one of over 400 companies from North and South America, Europe, Australia and Asia.  It's our chance to...
  4. JH Audio Lola IEMs News

    JH Audio Lola IEMs News

    The Los Angeles Audio Show 2017 was a great success June 2-4th. We interviewed Andy Regan with JH Audio about their new Lola IEMs. Interviews with Chord, Sonoma, and MyTek about their new products will be added to our blog later this week so please stay tuned. Drew Baird interviewed Andy Regan, President of JH Audio, about the new JH...
  5. Chord Hugo Color Guide Explanations

    Chord Hugo Color Guide Explanations

    Do you have questions about the Chord Hugo and the color guide? Moon Audio receives a lot of questions about the Hugo and the color guide weekly so we thought we would answer these on the blog for everyone. First and foremost, the Hugo is a phenomenal product. As soon as I tried it at CES in January, I knew I wanted...
  6. Grado e series headphones in more detail

    Grado e series headphones in more detail

    Just in case you missed it... Grado has announced their latest e series headphones. Grado gave their i series headphones a serious sonic upgrade.  We've learned more about their "e series" improvements and we want to pass that info along. Grado first improvement on their website states, "Every single component, surface, and material used in the e Series has been upgraded and optimized for one purpose...
  7. Grado Headphones Upgrade to "e" Series

    Grado Headphones Upgrade to "e" Series

    Grado has improved their headphones with their third generation called the "e" series. The shells may look the same, but the skeletons have significant steps forward in sonic reproduction. The main focus to the improved "e" Series is Sound Quality.  Grado strived for outstanding dynamics and fidelity with all these changes.   Grado GS1000e Grado PS500e Grado PS1000e Grado RS1e     5 main upgrades...
  8. Astell & Kern Media Player Explanations

    Astell & Kern Media Player Explanations

    Moon Audio has been receiving a lot of questions lately about the latest models of the Astell & Kern Portable Media Players. More specifically, people are asking "What are the differences between the new AK100 II, AK120 II and AK240 digital media players?" Here are the 3 Main Summary Points of the Astell & Kern AK100 II, AK120II and the AK240 1. The...
  9. CanMania at Capital Audiofest 2014

    CanMania at Capital Audiofest 2014

    Thanks for joining us at CanMania of the Capital Audiofest 2014 in Silver Spring, MD. Wondering what kind of headphones, audio cables, amps, DACs, and other hifi gear we auditioned?  Here is a peek... Other Brands we had on the audition table: Bryston, Burson, CEntrance, Grace Design, HiFiMAN, PS Audio, Sennheiser, Shure, Vorzuge And of course... boxes full of Moon Audio's Silver, Black and Blue Dragon Cables! Come experience HiFi Sound for yourself! Join us at...
  10. Join us at CanMania 2014!

    Join us at CanMania 2014!

    Join Moon Audio at CanMania this Friday-Sunday, July 25-27th in Silver Spring, MD at the Sheraton! Moon Audio will be answering your questions in the Cypress Ballroom or CanMania room. Come and listen to the latest headphones, audio cables, amps, dacs and other hifi gear that will make any audiophile drool. If you can't make it and have questions, leave us a comment below and...
  11. Halide Design HD DAC is back in production

    Halide Design HD DAC is back in production

    Moon Audio was recently awarded the assembly of the Halide Design HD DAC and production of the analog interconnect side of the unit. Halide Design was having some major part sourcing and production delays in late 2013 from other sources.  This led to extended delivery issues to the customer and some customer service issues. Moon Audio is an audio cable manufacturer and...

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