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Sep 2015
McIntosh Laboratory has launched the C47, a 12-input digital preamp designed to offer huge flexibility with both digital and analogue source components. It offers a built-in phono stage for the direct connection of...
Sep 2015
Plans have been made for the UK launch of Harbeth's 'best ever' monitor loudspeaker. Prestigious London audiophile venue KJ West One will see the unveiling of the new model by designer Alan Shaw on Saturday 24 October at a...
Sep 2015
What do you do if you covet Magnepan’s soaring loudspeakers but don’t have the largest of listening rooms? “We hear you”, said Magnepan. Enter the new 0.7 (‘point seven’), a scaled down version of the brand’s acclaimed 1.7...
Sep 2015
The National Audio Show kicks off this weekend and the cavernous rooms of Whittlebury Hall will throng to the sound of many sound systems, here are some of the products to expect.
Vivid Audio  Oval SeriesVivid Audio are...
Sep 2015
According to ISOL-8 Quality mains conditioning can bring the same performance benefits to pictures as well as sound. The MiniSub Chroma is a single box power conditioner for entire AV systems. It incorporates many of the...
Sep 2015
Linn has launched a range of loudspeakers for music lovers who don’t like speakers. The 5 series consists of two fully active Exakt models that come sheathed in Linn Fabrik, a textile designed for minimum compromise and ease...
Sep 2015
Blue Horizon’s new Sanctum isolation platform is specifically designed to isolate individual high-performance components such as turntables, DACs, preamplifiers, power amplifiers, CD players and streamers from all sources of...
Sep 2015
Sennheiser has launched the next generation of its HD 400 series of over-ear headphones. Combining “fine audio quality with contemporary style and robust design”, the range includes the closed-back HD 451, HD 461 and HD 471...
Aug 2015
According to Danish speaker builder DALI "music is art and the recording is the canvas on which musicians paint. Because of this we at DALI believe the experience of listening to music should be the aural equivalent of...
Aug 2015
Atlas Cables has announced an updated version of its Ascent Ultra interconnect cable. As well as building on the qualities of the existing Integra plug, which significantly reduces the plug mass and eliminates potential...
Jul 2015
Following a seven-year absence, Leema Acoustics’ micro monitor is back: introducing the new Xen 2. The original Xen was the result of a research project to squeeze a BBC-graded monitor speaker into a 5L cabinet by Leema’s ex...
Jul 2015
Highly regarded by us at The Ear, Metrum has a new entry level DAC called Musette. In order to improve upon the Octave MkII  Metrum has stopped using a “secret industrial chip”, and implemented the Transient technology that...

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