Author Archives: Mark Kovacs

Better in-car Bluetooth with AudioQuest’s Beetle DAC | Digital Audio Review

“AudioQuest’s latest critter DAC, the Beetle (€199), can be neatly summarised as a DragonFly Black DAC – PC/smartphone-compatible USB input – but with additional TOSLINK and Bluetooth inputs.” – John Darko, Digital Audio Review ▸ Read full article here

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AudioQuest DragonFly Red | Best DACs – What Hi-Fi?

“If you want to give your computer a hi-fi boost, the DragonFly Red offers a clear step up in performance from the Cyrus. It’s the best option under £200.”- What Hi-Fi ▸ Read full article here

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AudioQuest NightOwl Carbon Review – Headphone.Guru

“The NightOwls at $699.00 will give you exceptional sound and terrific value. They are likely one of the few truly audiophile quality closed headphones you could buy. ” – Eric Neff – Headphone.Guru ▸ Read full review here

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Cnet lists Dragonfly in top 7 alternatives to iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano

“People buy an MP3 player for one of two reasons, and both involve their phones. The first is for the times they don’t want to carry one around all the time, and the second is that they want something that … Continue reading

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Digital Audio Review: AudioQuest’s Niagara 1000: what the hell (are you waiting for)?

“…the potential for the Niagara 1000 to ameliorate whatever wall-power-sucking audio hardware found in your house is extremely strong. 99.9% certain? Probably. Whatever the odds, like the magnitude of the Niagara 1000’s audible lift itself, they aren’t skinny. I know … Continue reading

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AudioQuest NightOwl Receives Mention in “Awesome Headphones Under $100” – Patrick Norton – TekThing

“Doesn’t matter if you’re listening to Bluegrass, or Orchestra, Rock n’ Roll, movie soundtracks. These headphones – they deliver.” – Patrick Norton – TekThing ▸ Watch full video here

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AudioQuest Factory Video Tour | Stereophile

“Before the Los Angeles Audio Show, I spent a few days in southern California, and was able to schedule a visit to AudioQuest’s massive facility in Irvine. In this video, Bryan Long (VP Operations), accompanied by Joe Harley’s dog Pumpkin, gives … Continue reading

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Part-Time Audiophile – High End 2017: AudioQuest Niagara goes Euro and the Record Brush you always wanted

“Garth Powell, a lifelong audio engineer from AudioQuest keeps attendees on the edge of their seats as he discusses AC Power…” – Mohammed Samji, Part-Time Audiophile, June 4th, 2017 ▸ Read full article here

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MQA for DragonFly is Here!

Owners of AudioQuest DragonFly Black and DragonFly Red USB DACs can now update their devices to firmware version 1.06 which includes support for MQA rendering and optimizations for use with Android devices. Updating your DragonFly Black or Red is fast … Continue reading

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AQ Desktop Manager Now Available for Download

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