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Sep 2013
Burson Audio from Australia makes a range of compact, integrated headphone amp/preamp/DAC systems and power amplifiers exemplified by a ‘less is more’ design philosophy. Burson’s approach, which “insists on meticulous ground...
Sep 2013
Cambridge Audio’s Minx Xi is a new wi-fi receiver with the ability to stream from wired, wireless and Bluetooth sources. It can wirelessly play music stored on any UPnP server, NAS drive or computer. It also provides access...
Sep 2013
Bowers & Wilkins has launched the P7 Mobile Hi-Fi headphones, its first over-ear headphones apparently“provide a truly immersive listening experience, combined with the luxurious comfort and impeccable build quality you...
Sep 2013
The Chord Company’s latest loudspeaker cable, the £8/metre Sarsen, is said to “redefine performance and value in the entry-level sector”. Chord Company’s most discreet cable design to date is a miniaturised cable that uses...
Sep 2013
Sony has re-joined the race for digital audio supremacy with a range of hi-res components in its much vaunted ES range. HAP-Z1ES (above, £1,999) is an HDD audio player with a 1TB internal drive and a USB socket to add extra...
Sep 2013
Spherically inclined French loudspeaker specialist Elipson has signed a partnership agreement with British home furnishing store Habitat to produce a new product line dubbed Habitat & Elipson. The first fruits will be...
Sep 2013
Focal’s new Aria 900 range combines flax membranes, new TNF tweeters, minimalist style cabinets and “perfectly phase optimized” crossovers. The range is similar in breadth to that of the Chorus 800 V for stereo and home...
Sep 2013
Gavin Fish works at Light Harmonic in California where they build the $20,000 DaVinci DAC but he wants to spread the hi-res word rather further than products at that price allow. Gavin's Kickstarter campaign is launching...
Aug 2013
The Aero range combines BMR (Balanced Mode Radiator) drivers with conventional cone drivers for an entirely new approach to affordable speaker design. Cambridge Audio’s experience with BMR drivers in the Minx speakers lead...
Aug 2013
PS Audio will shortly launch a phono converter, or NPC, this has two separate and parallel signal path formats in one chassis with a single user interface.

The PS NPC combines an analogue RIAA phono preamplifier with a high...
Aug 2013
New Zealand based Plinius Audio is introducing the Tiki network media player (£4,900) and Toko digital media player (£6,375) to the UK through its distributor RPD Distribution.With its ‘form follows function’ ethos, the...
Aug 2013
Boulder has revised its range topping and long running 2000 series pre/power components with a new 2100 range. The 2110 preamplifier replaces the 2010 with a four chassis assembly of separate power supply and amplification...

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