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Nov 2019
Elipson’s new Planet W35 wireless speaker is the culmination of a three year research and development programme into omni-directional audio from a spherical shaped loudspeaker.  The result it’s claimed “sets new standards in...
Nov 2019
Rotel has returned to its 90s roots and relaunched its high end Michi amplifiers. These take the form of the P5 preamplifier (£3,299) and two power amps, the S5 stereo and M8 monoblock, which both cost £5,399 each. Build...
Nov 2019
Russ Andrews has upgraded its Torlyte Platforms to further enhance the musical performance benefits when used to support hi-fi components. Careful analysis of the fundamental operation of Torlyte and the application of new...
Nov 2019
Townshend Audio has unveiled the new Allegri Reference, a passive preamp which “sets a new standard in volume control performance”. The reed relay switched auto-transformer volume control (AVC) has 129 half decibel steps...
Nov 2019
Rega have finally announced the launch of the Aethos integrated amplifier first seen at Bristol Sound and Vision this year. The time, effort and money has apparently been spent on developing the circuit and construction...
Nov 2019
Chord Electronics’ next-generation phono stage, Huei (£990), is now available following its international launch in May. The new phono preamp, which shares design features and a form factor with the Qutest DAC, distils three...
Oct 2019
Chord Electronics will be demonstrating its new Ultima 3 mono power amplifiers for the first time in the UK at The UK Hi-Fi Show Live 2019. “Ultima-technology amplifiers distil 30 years of UK amplifier design, engineering...
Oct 2019
Karma-AV has unleashed Primare’s bijou NP5 network player (£450) in the UK, bringing the Swedish brand’s Prisma network tech to any system with a digital input. Incorporating all the functionality found in their latest award...
Oct 2019
The Wharfedale EVO4 Series, developed concurrently with the flagship Elysian project, benefits from the same extensive R&D processes. Much engineering and technology is shared between these speakers and the family...
Oct 2019
Vertere Acoustics has added a new range of analogue cables to its portfolio. Redline is designed to preserve “all the dynamics, harmonic structure and detail of the music, throughout the system. All too often, it is the...
Sep 2019
iFi kicks off a new range of desktop components with the ZEN Blue – a £129 Bluetooth receiver that supports all the latest hi-res codecs for music streaming from smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs to any audio system. The...
Sep 2019
After making debut appearances at audio shows across the globe, the MOON 860A v2 power amplifier (£16,750) is now available. This balanced differential dual-mono power amplifier is described as a true evolution of earlier...

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