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Jan 2014
Dutch DAC wizards Metrum Acoustics have a headphone amplifier called Aurix. Just like their converters it takes a different approach to amplification to most of the competition. Voltage gain is achieved via a step-up...
Dec 2013
Following in KEF’s footsteps las spring Quad has unveiled its first active speaker. The 9AS incorporates inputs for digital and analogue sources and has an onboard DAC. It can therefore be used as a standalone system when...
Dec 2013
Earlier this month Linn announced that they’re giving away a free 24-bit Studio Master track every day until Christmas day, available to download at www.linn.co.uk/Christmas. Now Linn are offering one lucky winner the chance...
Dec 2013
Cyrus appears to have taken a leaf out of Linn’s book on ‘what the customer wants’ and launched the Lyric Series - its first ever all-in-one music system range. By creating a totally new design platform, Cyrus has integrated...
Dec 2013
AudioQuest has updated the Dragonfly USB DAC and dropped the price at the same time. Now in v1.2 form the USB stick size Dragonfly has seen circuitry changes designed to make the signal path between DAC chips and analogue...
Dec 2013
Spendor has produced a bookshelf version of its D7 range topper dubbed D1. The foot high two-way uses the distinctive LPZ (linear pressure zone) tweeter with its micro-foil ‘acoustic lens’ and a new mid-bass driver that...
Dec 2013
Geneva has introduced the Model L Wireless – its most complete all-in-one system to date. The new model has the same compact dimensions as Geneva’s original Model L, but has added DAB/DAB+ radio, Bluetooth apt-X streaming...
Dec 2013
Aqua - acoustic quality of Milan has upgraded its La Scala hybrid DAC to MkII status. Apparently “improving the sonic performance of the La Scala was no small task. The first step was to enhance the overall precision of the...
Nov 2013
The Chord Company has applied its proprietary Tuned ARAY technology into its standard digital cable range. Tuned ARAY was originally developed for the flagship Sarum cable range, and has now been implemented in the company’s...
Nov 2013
Cyrus Audio is cutting its CD player range down to single machine. The £975 CD i was created because of fundamental changes to the way in which people listen to music. Cyrus has released the CD i to replace their two...
Nov 2013
Linn have announced a special gift to music lovers this Christmas. They will be giving away a different free Studio Master track every day in December until Christmas Day, available to download from Sunday 1 December at www....
Nov 2013
Designed for small to medium scale stereo and multi-channel applications, two new models from ATC incorporate an in-house designed and built tweeter, and stylishly curved cabinets. The new ‘hi-fi’ passive series SCM19 and...

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