“Elementary, My Dear Wattson!”

Wattson Audio’s Emerson DIGITAL network streamer.

Old Forge Audio is pleased to represent Wattson Audio, a Swiss manufacturer with 20 years experience in the musical reproduction field.

They view their two Emerson network streamers, Digital & Analog, (w/o and with a built-in Cirrus DAC, respectively), as straight wires—no alterations or conversions are made to the incoming signal. The DIGITAL’s outputs (SPdif or AES/EBU) feed the DAC of your choice. The Analog version outputs stereo, unbalanced analog signal to your amplification.

The MADISON streamer/DAC/headphone amp adds headphone output as well as DSP to adjust bass response. It’s LEED

Published by David Cope

After 15 years doing audio shows and marketing for Audio Note, UK, I took a year off, intending to establish a recording studio dedicated to making natural, minimally processed recordings of acoustic instruments playing jazz, folk, blues, bluegrass and classical music. Somewhere along the way I borrowed a pair of Auditorium 755 speakers and a Shindo pre-amp and power amp from Jonathan Halpern of Tone Imports. Quick as you can say, "Bob's your uncle!", I had become an audio retailer, using Old Forge Studio as a dual purpose space. It's all very exciting and more than a bit crazy . . .

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