Computer Audio Design (CAD) will be demonstrating all things computer-audio this Wednesday (23rd July) at Walrus Systems, one of London’s best-loved specialist hi-fi dealers. The Computer Audio Day, which runs from 12 noon until 8pm, will give visitors expert insight into computer audio and the chance to put questions to “key industry figures”. CAD’s owner and chief engineer, Scott Berry, will be on hand to answer questions and offer help and free advice.read more
The Stereo Box Phono from Box Design by Pro-Ject Audio Systems is an integrated amplifier with one of the “best selling” phono stages of recent years for vinyl fans on a budget. Pro-Ject are widely recognised as a leading brand in affordable record players, and the £200 Stereo Box Phono is designed to create quality vinyl systems for sensible money.read more
Turntables have come in many shapes and sizes since the transition occurred from cylinder to disk replay. Technology has changed too, with the advent, firstly of clockwork platter mechanisms and acoustic recording, followed by electrically-powered and amplified audio systems, and later with contactless direct-drive platters and pick-up arms with non-contact main bearings. read more
Primary ControlThis elegant German arm allows VTA adjustment on the fly, azimuth variation, has magnetic anti-skate and offers variable damping. The bearing is an inverted unipivot that leans on its sapphire bearings as it traverses the LP. Prices... read more
Music it is said is part and parcel of every audiophile's raison d'être. It is the reason for large speakers and annoying electronics that occupy living space and endanger peace, happiness and in some cases marital bliss. And yet it would appear that less of us are parking our ears in front of the audio set-ups we cherish so much as often as we once did.