The sound quality of hi-fi systems and the immersive experience of AV have improved dramatically this year.
Today, I heard several really good sounding systems and experienced four demos of Atmos movies and two DTS:X demos. I am sure that the competition for the Best Sound and Best AV awards this year will be very stiff. The dealers have taken the trouble to get their systems to sound good (and look good, in the case of those selling AV equipment), which is great for audiophiles who attend the show.
By Lam Seng Fatt
From the outset, I have to say that to call the Arcam SA10 an integrated amplifier is quite misleading because it is more than just that — it has a built-in DAC which uses the 32-bit Sabre ESS9016K2M chip.