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High Fidelity: A beautiful product! Distinction from us RED FINGERPRINT.

Updated: Jul 3

In a detailed review by High Fidelity, the LAIV Harmony DAC has been spotlighted as an exceptional digital-to-analog converter, highlighting the innovation and quality from this new audio brand. Founded in 2023 by Weng Fai Hoh, LAIV combines advanced technology with meticulous craftsmanship, aiming to set new standards in the audio industry.

Key Highlights from the Review:

Innovative Design and Architecture:

  • The Harmony DAC features a discrete R-2R architecture, offering a unique sound signature that distinguishes it from typical DACs.

  • Crafted from a solid aluminum block, the DAC is available in elegant black or silver with gold-colored controls, reflecting high-end design comparable to brands like Boulder and Accuphase.

Top-Tier Components:

  • Equipped with ultra-precise CCHD-957 FEMTO clocks and premium capacitors from Audio Note Kaisei and Rubycon ZLH, the Harmony DAC ensures unparalleled sound quality.

Versatility and User-Friendliness:

  • The DAC supports a variety of digital inputs, including USB, RCA (S/PDIF), XLR (AES/EBU), and HDMI (I2S), making it highly versatile.

  • The large OLED display and intuitive controls, including an optional remote, make it user-friendly and accessible.

Outstanding Sound Quality:

  • High praises the Harmony DAC for its full, slightly warm, and highly resolving sound, capable of creating detailed and immersive soundscapes.

  • The DAC excels in differentiating dynamics and colors, offering a rich listening experience akin to tube-based systems.

Future-Proof with Modular Design:

  • The Harmony DAC’s modular design allows for easy upgrades, ensuring it remains at the forefront of audio technology.

  • LAIV plans to expand the Harmony series with additional products, including preamplifiers and power amplifiers, further enhancing its appeal.

Honored with the Red Fingerprint Award

We are honored that High Fidelity has awarded the Harmony DAC the prestigious Red Fingerprint award, recognizing its exceptional performance and design.

For a comprehensive review and in-depth insights into the Harmony DAC's performance and features, read the full article on High Fidelity in the link below:

PS: The price for Harmony DAC is USD2,700.


Chief Editor @ High Fidelity

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