News

Oct 2013
The world’s first native DSD/DXD/PCM DAC. That’s what ifi are calling it’s new Nano series iDSD. This pocket size, portable converter will play native DSD using the DOP (DSD over PCM) protocol and will cost “less than £200”...
Oct 2013
Starting on the 1st November Music Matters will be hosting a month long Hi-fi Festival based in its stores. They will be showcasing a series of informative events with all manner of demonstrations covering topics from state-...
Oct 2013
On 31st October Cyrus is launching "a completely new product - something Cyrus has never done before" and marking the launch with a series of events across the UK.This launch weekend will allow enthusiasts to see and hear...
Oct 2013
Chord Electronics has launched the Chordette Qute EX DAC, an upgraded version of the QuteHD. The Qute EX (£1,195), which is available alongside the QuteHD, offers both 384kHz PCM and DSD 128 playback for DXD (Digital eXtreme...
Oct 2013
QNKTC from Norway has launched the AB-1.2 USB DAC (digital to analogue converter) with a price tag of just £110. The AB-1.2 from QNKTC (quantization noise killed the cat!) is a “compact, elegant and robust DAC that brings...
Oct 2013
Brazilian superstar Ed Motta came to Holland to buy an apartment, but spent all his money on vinyl instead. When a young Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth discovered a scratch on his recently bought Bathory LP he demolished his...
Oct 2013
Keith Monks has launched two new new record cleaners dubbed discOveryOne and discOveryOne Classic, they are said to offer the following features:
· Tried and trusted technique from the originators of electric record cleaning...
Oct 2013
Auralic from Vancouver has introduced the Gemini 2000 and 1000 headphone docks. These include a DAC, Class-A headphone amplifier, integrated 2TB SD extended capacity (SDXC) card and, not least, headphone storage. Designed by...
Oct 2013
French loudspeaker manufacturer Cabasse is expanding its wireless music streaming range with the Stream 1 and Stream Source. These can stream from networks, tablets and phones and turn any USB drive into a DLNA server....
Oct 2013
Vertere’s Touraj Moghaddam caught everyone on the hop at CES with his cost no object Reference tonearm, now he has a turntable to go with it. The first record player from Vertere consists of a plinth around which two...
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...

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