News

  • Thu, 16/04/2015
    Following the rebranding of Sansui UK as Mitchell and Johnson at CES 2015, the new company is launching an integrated amplifier with built in 24bit/192kHz DAC and a matching CD player. Designed in Europe, the SAP-201V is an updated and improved version of the slim-line integrated amplifier previously sold under the Sansui brand name.read more
  • Wed, 15/04/2015
    Developed in-house at Arcam by their new app software team, the MusicLife UPnP control app for iOS is designed to be easier to use, faster and more stable than the competition. Easy to integrate with Bluetooth, the app supports playing media from network/UPnP servers out to any Bluetooth device, enabling streaming on almost anything, if paired with an Arcam miniBlink or rBlink Bluetooth DAC.read more

How To

  • Tue, 17/03/2015
    Linn is rolling out its Space Optimisation software for a range of third party loudspeakers. This room optimisation tech was released with the Exakt system last year and is now incorporated in Linn’s full range of DS and DSM streamers.read more

Latest Reviews

  • Thu, 16/04/2015
    René didn’t like class D amplifiers but that has all changed now that he’s heard this remarkable pairing from NAD. High resolution, power and features, what’s not to like? read more

Show Report

  • February, 2015
    Astell & Kern AK500A&K’s first venture beyond portable players is the stealthily styled AK500, a high resolution streamer/server/ripper/preamp that runs on a battery power supply, with a mains connection to keep it topped up. It can be... read more

Features

  • Mon, 09/03/2015
    Last week I was honoured by a visit from Rega’s namesake and founder Roy Gandy. Rumours had been circulating that the long awaited Naiad turntable is as good as a turntable could possibly be and I could wait no longer. So I asked if I could hear it and was surprised when he offered to come to me, but this meant that I could get a far better idea of its capabilities, so I got the Hoover out.