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Jul 2013
Geneva has been making the best looking one-box systems for the modern home for some time but previous models have been limited to FM, docking and discs. The Model S Wireless brings the brand up to date with DAB+ and the...
Jul 2013
Details have been circulating about Rega’s eagerly awaited uber turntable the Naiad. Produced to coincide with the company’s 40th anniversary Naiad will initially be limited to 40 serial numbered models to be sold by lottery...
Jun 2013
Naim is revising all three of its Nait integrated amplifiers to coincide with its 40th anniversary. Nait 5i becomes 5si at £925, Nait XS gains a 2 for £1,595 and the Supernait does the same for £2,750.
 
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Jun 2013
The waiting is finally over, ATC has launched not one but two new components both of which sport CD drives, the world surely moves in mysterious ways down near Stroud. The £2,153 CDA2 is a CD player, DAC and preamp in one...
Jun 2013
Cyrus has added a fourth component to its Stream X range in the form of the £1,250 Stream Xa. This is a wired/wireless UPnP network streamer with internet radio and digital inputs, onboard DAC and an analogue line output. It...
Jun 2013
Immutable Music has released details of its range topping new cartridge the Transfiguration Proteus. This moving coil is a yokeless design that has ring magnets either side of the coil wires in order to provide precisely...
Jun 2013
Meridian Audio hosted a visit from audiophile rocker Neil Young on Wednesday. Meridian is associated with Pono, the hi-res music service which Young has been instrumental in setting up and which claims to be on the eve of...
Jun 2013
Krell has released the Connect wireless streamer in two guises, with and without and onboard DAC. It will play most of the popular formats but does not include DSD in its roster, in fairness this a very rare feature on...
May 2013
Antelope Audio, maker of the impressive Zodiac Gold DAC has upped the ante with a higher specced version called Zodiac Platinum. It’s killer app is DSD upsampling, a feature that Antelope is claiming to be unique to this...
May 2013
M2Tech has taken a leaf out of Audioquest’s book and built a Dragonfly competitor in the highly compact form of the HiFace USB DAC. This asynchronous converter is only 88mm long (3.5inches) yet can decode at up to 32-bit/...
May 2013
Linn has revived the Isobaric principle in its latest floorstander the actively driven Akubarik. With its Aktiv power pack cunningly blended into the tapered back of the speaker this is an extremely neat looking design given...
Apr 2013
The headphone market is the biggest thing in audio right now so it’s hardly surprising that loudspeaker brands are getting in on the act. Latest entrant is KEF which hopes that its 50 year heritage will give it some profile...

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