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Jul 2016
The Chord Company has launched the Shawline cable range, which has been carefully designed to do, what it describes as nothing. Its 30 years of design and manufacturing experience means that the company can now make cables...
Jun 2016
Focal has unveiled three new headphones. They are said to combine “exclusive technology, remarkable audio performance” and the brand’s own design codes”. This month also sees the inauguration of Focal’s new production line...
Jun 2016
Following the Planar 2 and 3 already launched this year we heard rumours last week that the RP1 was to follow suit, the Rega Planar 1 has now arrived and costs £248. Features include a brand new RB110 tonearm built with...
Jun 2016
Vertere has a new black finish for its SG and RG turntables and we think it looks a bit saucy. Note the Audio Technica ART 1000 cartridge onboard this SG, that is a combination to contend with. Even on the entry level MG...
Jun 2016
Audio Research has built the Foundation Series a new range of tube electronics at what for them is a low price point of £6,998 a piece. The first three models include the LS28 line stage preamplifier, the PH9 phono stage,...
Jun 2016
Cyrus Audio is launching its first Kickstarter campaign on 1st July, with the aim of raising £50,000 to develop the SoundKey, a micro-sized DAC designed to get the very best musical performance out of mobile phones.  Aimed...
Jun 2016
TEAC has decided to cover all the bases with its latest product launches. The TN-570 is a new belt-driven turntable that combines a clear acrylic platter with an S-shaped tonearm, all mounted on a composite black marble/high...
Jun 2016
Meridian Audio, has launched its most ambitious DAC to date in the £15,000 Ultra, a 384kHz/24-bit dedicated digital to analogue capable of playing “virtually any recording format including DXD, DSD64 and DSD128 (DoP), and...
May 2016
What more can a company do after launching “one of the best DACs available today?” According to Metrum and two of the Ear’s reviewers their current flagship Pavane is hard to beat but at least one idea was not been tried yet...
May 2016
Shortly before the High End show in Munich last week it was revealed that Bowers & Wilkins long term major shareholder Joe Atkins had sold the company to Californian former Facebook chief financial officer Gideon Yu’s...
Apr 2016
Rega will be launching a new Planar 2 was developed over the past two years alongside the recently released Planar 3. It features the brand new RB220 tonearm which is packed with ‘groundbreaking’ new features. A new 24 volt...
Apr 2016
Technics has today announced the specifications for the new non-limited edition Grand Class Direct Drive Turntable System SL-1200G, which will be available to buy in Autumn 2016 for those not fortunate enough to have...

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