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Jun 2014
While many companies are jumping on the headphone bandwagon some others have seen an opportunity to join the new vinyl revolution. Norwegian electronics maker Elelctrocompaniet has launched the ECG 1 turntable which comes...
Jun 2014
Dynaudio has revised its Xeo range of wireless loudspeakers. Xeo 3 has become 4 and Xeo 5 is now 6. These bookshelf and floorstanding models have had a variety of changes including improved DSP, advanced Class-D...
Jun 2014
Magico is celebrating its tenth birthday with the M Project loudspeaker. This limited edition floorstander is the first from the company to sport carbon fibre side panels and top and bottom plates that are “edge-free” to...
May 2014
The latest plus version of Super HL5 is the last model in Harbeth’s range to benefit from its RADIAL2 mid/bass driver. This 200mm example has a revised surround and an injection moulded dust cap. It’s allied to a 25mm dome...
May 2014
Pure Sound the valve amp people are bringing in the new Aurorasound Preda line stage preamplifier. This Japanese made control amp as its called is interesting because it uses an autoformer type volume control, much like the...
May 2014
MSB Technology is making a long held hi-fi lover’s dream into reality with the Diamond DAC IV Select converter. Rather than making the best DAC that they can and putting it on sale as a finished product the Select DAC comes...
Apr 2014
As spotted at CES Las Vegas this year the new McIntosh headphone amplifier is now available in the UK. The MHA100 has four digital inputs, remote control and does more than drive headphones. It employs an adaptation of...
Apr 2014
With the unveiling of Muso Naim is making its first steps into the fast moving waters of mass market audio. Designated a wireless music system, Muso is a substantial chunk of metal and wood with a coloured grille and silver...
Apr 2014
Wilson Benesch is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a model named after a 250 year old ship built, like their loudspeakers, in Yorkshire. HMS Endeavour was Captain Cook’s ship and it was made in Whitby by Thomas Fishburn...
Apr 2014
Ruark Audio has collaborated with designer Alex Mulligan and Wallpaper* magazine to create a radical piece of audio design that’s now on show at Milan Design Week. Ruark were commissioned to work with Mulligan on this...
Apr 2014
Saturday 19th April is vinyl frenzy day across the country and beyond. A whole slew of artists young and old are releasing material on vinyl to keep your turntable spinning. A full list of releases can be found here, it...
Apr 2014
Metrum Acoustics has been using an OEM USB driver implementation made by M2tech for its Octave MkII and Hex DACs up until now. But as several manufacturers have discovered the Hiface driver as it’s known is not compatible...

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