News

  • Thu, 23/04/2015
    DALI’s classic Mentor Menuet speaker has been upgraded to create the new DALI Menuet. Stylish and compact, the Menuet has received a design upgrade in line with DALI’s Rubicon series. The DALI Menuet is a compact bass reflex loudspeaker measuring only 25 x 15 x 22.8cm and featuring a 114mm woofer and a 28mm soft dome tweeter.read more
  • Wed, 22/04/2015
    The compact new Optoma NuForce STA120 stereo power amp is designed to compliment any contemporary living space. The STA120 is specified to deliver 85 Watts into 8 Ohms and 125 Watts into 4 Ohms with a peak output of 300 Watts. Its highly efficient design uses less energy and generates less heat to provide “ultra reliable” operation with excellent green credentials. “NuForce pioneered class-D amplifiers and the STA120 draws on this experience and innovation”.read more

How To

  • Tue, 17/03/2015
    Linn is rolling out its Space Optimisation software for a range of third party loudspeakers. This room optimisation tech was released with the Exakt system last year and is now incorporated in Linn’s full range of DS and DSM streamers.read more

Latest Reviews

  • Wed, 22/04/2015
    Can this Musical Fidelity integrated with onboard DAC sound as good as it looks? Réne closes his eyes and lets the music work its magic. read more

Show Report

  • February, 2015
    Astell & Kern AK500A&K’s first venture beyond portable players is the stealthily styled AK500, a high resolution streamer/server/ripper/preamp that runs on a battery power supply, with a mains connection to keep it topped up. It can be... read more

Features

  • Mon, 09/03/2015
    Last week I was honoured by a visit from Rega’s namesake and founder Roy Gandy. Rumours had been circulating that the long awaited Naiad turntable is as good as a turntable could possibly be and I could wait no longer. So I asked if I could hear it and was surprised when he offered to come to me, but this meant that I could get a far better idea of its capabilities, so I got the Hoover out.