Everything I had hoped for - Pete Johnson - 26/02/2018
I'm new to music storage systems so I set about undertaking research before spending any pennies. Eventually I thought I knew what system was best for me. But all this changed after a conversation with Martin in Audiostore who pointed me in a different direction, the right one. I've been using my vortexbox for over a month now and it's great, everything I had hoped for (linked to 2Qute, Naim pre/power and KEF 105-3 speakers). Not only is Martin an expert in this specialised field he is also generous with his time and very helpful.
As good or better than the high-end brands - Mike - 09/02/2018
I am really flabbergasted about the sound quality! I heard quite a lot of so called high end streamer/servers but this little machine is just as good or even better. I use a HDplex linear PSU which improves the sound quality to an even higher level than the standard PSU, and I expect the system will sound even better after some time burning in. Thanx for a great system at a reasonable price. Regards, Mike
Great reliable, silent but powerful music server for Roon and upsampling - Alan - 13/08/2017
I've had the pleasure of dealing with Martin at Vortexbox UK a few times now and highly recommend both Martin and his products. He's really knowledgeable and takes the time to listen and help you get exactly what you need. In my case what I needed was a silent, rack friendly server to run as my Roon Core and support upsampling. This through Martin led me to the Audiostore Prestige 2 which is a terrific music server. It was an absolute breeze to set up and pair with my Sonore MicroRendu as Roon NAA/end-point. The sound quality is great and it's been completely reliable just sitting there silently, looking great and available whenever called upon to provide music - which is very often in my household! In my case I'm upsampling to DSD128 for my PS Audio Directstream DAC and it's never sounded better. Highly recommended! Great high performance server and real value for money at this price point.
Audiostore server with ripping - Magnus Karlsson - 23/02/2017
A very fine and good sounding server. A good or even better Roon server than sonic transporter. I use it with a microRendu end. The ripped cds I've ripped so far sounds especially good in uncompressed flac. Easy job and bliss finds my covers. I got the version with more power good for upsampling to DSD in Roon, remains to be tested though. Thanks Martin for good support. Regards Magnus