John Grandberg

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John Grandberg  |  Jun 14, 2016  |  19 comments
The market for integrated DAC/headphone amp devices is surging. Is there still a place for separate components? Cayin makes a solid argument for independent components remaining relevant.
John Grandberg  |  Jan 22, 2016  |  13 comments

The market is jam-packed with DACs and DAPs. Every size, shape, and price is well represented. Aurender's unique FLOW is something else altogether. But what? And why do we care?

Read on to find out....

Tyll Hertsens, John Grandberg, n_maher, ljokerl, Bob Katz  |  Nov 28, 2015  |  27 comments
Mostly an exercise in what InnerFidelity writers would want themselves for Christmas.

Honest journalism at its best!

John Grandberg  |  Oct 03, 2015  |  40 comments

Round two of my portable audio player comparison—the competition heats up with entries from Astell&Kern, Pono, Cayin, and more.

John Grandberg  |  Jun 30, 2015  |  5 comments

An updated version of the DAC I enjoyed so much a few years back—with several minor complaints addressed. What's not to like?

John Grandberg  |  Jun 19, 2015  |  66 comments

Interested in a reference quality, powerhouse amplifier to drive any headphone in existence, from big cans to sensitive IEMs? Look no further than the Violectric V281.

John Grandberg  |  May 27, 2015  |  6 comments
A "new" custom IEM company that's been around for 30 years? Yeah, there's a story in there somewhere.
John Grandberg  |  Apr 21, 2015  |  73 comments
Editors Note: In an effort to produce a Wall of Fame page for digital audio players, John Grandberg has set about surveying the territory to uncover the the great from the merely good. In this first installment, seven players are considered.
John Grandberg  |  Jan 12, 2015  |  12 comments
Three reasonably affordable compact desktop speakers with built-in USB DAC connectivity. Are any of them worth considering? You bet!