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Sep 2013
First seen at the Munich High End show earlier this year Devialet’s second generation products are now in the UK. The entry-level Devialet 110 starts at less than half the price of the original D-Premier, the Devialet 170...
Sep 2013
New British valve audio designer Valve Audio Devices (VAD) has launched its debut offering: the DAC-10 digital to analogue converter.  Designed and hand-built in the UK, the converter comes int two variants; PCM only (DAC-10...
Sep 2013
Monitor Audio’s new Silver range includes two stand mount models: Silver 1 and 2; three floorstanders: Silver 6, 8, 10, a dedicated centre, ‘FX’ surround and active subwoofer models. Silver 1, 2, 6, centre and FX retain the...
Sep 2013
It’s 40 years since the birth of Linn and the Sondek LP12 turntable and to mark the anniversary, Linn has joined forces with whisky distiller Highland Park, “makers of the best spirit in the world” to stimulate the senses of...
Sep 2013
Burson Audio from Australia makes a range of compact, integrated headphone amp/preamp/DAC systems and power amplifiers exemplified by a ‘less is more’ design philosophy. Burson’s approach, which “insists on meticulous ground...
Sep 2013
Cambridge Audio’s Minx Xi is a new wi-fi receiver with the ability to stream from wired, wireless and Bluetooth sources. It can wirelessly play music stored on any UPnP server, NAS drive or computer. It also provides access...
Sep 2013
Bowers & Wilkins has launched the P7 Mobile Hi-Fi headphones, its first over-ear headphones apparently“provide a truly immersive listening experience, combined with the luxurious comfort and impeccable build quality you...
Sep 2013
The Chord Company’s latest loudspeaker cable, the £8/metre Sarsen, is said to “redefine performance and value in the entry-level sector”. Chord Company’s most discreet cable design to date is a miniaturised cable that uses...
Sep 2013
Sony has re-joined the race for digital audio supremacy with a range of hi-res components in its much vaunted ES range. HAP-Z1ES (above, £1,999) is an HDD audio player with a 1TB internal drive and a USB socket to add extra...
Sep 2013
Spherically inclined French loudspeaker specialist Elipson has signed a partnership agreement with British home furnishing store Habitat to produce a new product line dubbed Habitat & Elipson. The first fruits will be...
Sep 2013
Focal’s new Aria 900 range combines flax membranes, new TNF tweeters, minimalist style cabinets and “perfectly phase optimized” crossovers. The range is similar in breadth to that of the Chorus 800 V for stereo and home...
Sep 2013
Gavin Fish works at Light Harmonic in California where they build the $20,000 DaVinci DAC but he wants to spread the hi-res word rather further than products at that price allow. Gavin's Kickstarter campaign is launching...

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